Our Links Page

We have categorised our links to make them easier to search through. Click on a heading in the Contents table below to see a list of links relating to that topic.

Local Information

Information from Wokingham Borough Council. There are different types of childcare available. You will need to work out which suits your family needs based on work hours, location and budget. 

The CAN Network is a support service for local families with children with additional needs, providing relevant information and advice.

Wokingham Borough Family Information Service provides information, advice and assistance for families, children and young people aged 0-19 years.

The Museum of English Rural Life, Redlands Road, Reading, displays the changing face of farming and the countryside. There are puppets, brass rubbing and hidden rats to find! Entrance is free. 

The Polehampton Swimming Association exists to provide a swimming pool for the use of Polehampton Schools and the local community and is a registered charity. Open to all families living in Twyford, Ruscombe, Hurst, Wargrave and Charvil.

Reading Museum offers learning experiences that are fun and suitable for all the family. From students to young children, all levels are catered for. There are many opportunities for informal learning including the chance to handle real objects. Entrance is free.

Children's Centres act as a central point where families can find a wide variety of activities, play, information and support from professionals working in a wide range of fields and organisations. 

The Trustees are able to award grants for educational and charitable purposes and welcome applications from residents of Twyford and Ruscombe who are in need of financial assistance. 

A fantastic tool for you to plan great days out with your children where your family will not only enjoy fun and adventures, you will also be helping your child's educational development! 

Based next door to Polehampton Junior School, the Horticultural Association promotes gardening and allotment cultivation, holds meetings on horticultural topics, stages shows, offers gardening supplies at discounted rates, organises visits and days out to places of interest and provides an informative monthly newsletter to members. 

A partnership of local authorities, businesses, residents, schools, church groups, youth and community groups, and other interested parties, representing the views of people in Twyford and its neighbouring villages

There are a wide variety of volunteering opportunities available through this Wokingham Borough Council site, including local charities, voluntary and community groups across the Borough. 

Your online and telephone based guide to services, support, organisations and activities for families and adults in the Wokingham Borough. 


Fundraising for School

Raise up to 25% of all purchases made by quoting source code FR-1760

Yellow Moon provides high quality and good value arts and crafts, educational products and seasonal craft ideas. Every time you buy from Yellow Moon and quote source code: SPO1105, Polehampton Infant School PTA receives up to 25% cash-back (excl. VAT and p&p). 


Parenting Information

Articles written by practising teachers designed to help with the education of your child.
 

Church Information

Christian Aid is an agency of the churches in the UK and Ireland - working wherever the need is greatest, irrespective of religion or race. 

News and information from the Diocese of Oxford. 

Information, details and events for the local churches of St Mary's Twyford, St James Ruscombe, and the United Reformed Church, Twyford.


Schools in and around Twyford 

We work very closely with our 'linked' Junior School. 

This link to the Twyford Together Website lists the details for all the pre schools and schools in Twyford.

 
 
This site has a range of options you can select from listed on the left of their web page - for information on primary and secondary admissions and infant to junior transfers.
 

Staying Safe & Healthy

Your local police team have consulted with the community to establish three priorities; speeding, anti-social behaviour and parking. Their non-emergency number is 0845 8 505 505.


Internet Safety

Childnet International is a non-profit organisation working with others to “help make the Internet a great and safe place for children”.

Watch Hector and his friends learning how to use their computers safely! 

Help children stay safe online with a mix of supervision, technology, and skills.

The Child Exploitation and Online Protection (CEOP) Centre delivers a multi-agency service dedicated to tackling the exploitation of children. 

If you understand the Internet and understand what the risks are, there are a number of things you can do that will make your child safer online...