Reference sites for parents, including for the Letchworth area and university admissions.
www.childnet.com Some practical advice on keeping your child safe when accessing the internet.
www.misericorde.info Ensemble Scolaire La Miséricorde. Our French Exchange partner school
www.htcschoolfees.co.uk Holmwoods Termtime Collections. Follow these links to arrange monthly collection of fees.
www.youngveggie.org The Vegetarian Society. Enjoy life, enjoy great food. Take the veggie taste test – better for you, better for the environment.
www.sweetfeet.uk.com Sweet Feet Reflexology. Discounts for St Christopher parents
www.hertfordshirelife.co.uk Hertfordshire life - Your County Your Life
www.lane-group.co.uk Lane and Bennetts Estate Agents. Letchworth office : 01462 671000.
www.letchworthtennisclub.co.uk Letchworth Tennis Club. Letchworth Tennis ClubIndoor and outdoor tennis facilities, plus gym and café.
www.herts-squash.org.uk/clubs.htm Hertfordshire Squash Clubs. Hertfordshire Squash ClubsAn information site listing available squash facilities in the area.
Useful websites for university applications
www.ucas.com The official UCAS web-site. The admission profiles for all the courses on offer can be accessed from here.
www.qaa.ac.uk Quality Assurance Agency overview on individual university departments.
www.unistats.com Website with lots of statistics about different courses and Universities – can be used to compare different Universities
www.studential.com Useful for seeing some sample personal statements, also includes a useful template
www.hotcourses.com A database of University courses.
www.ukcoursefinder.com Another web-site to help find the ideal course.
www.push.co.uk An alternative guide to Universities.
www.opendays.com A guide to University Open Days
Gap year information
(There are many, many gap year web sites; these are just a small selection)
www.gapyear.com Web-site of the Gap organization
www.raleigh.org.uk Raleigh International – they run environmental and community projects around the world.
www.vso.org.uk Voluntary opportunities for people who have skills to offer to those in the developing world.
www.slc.co.uk Official web-site of the Student Loans Company.
www.direct.gov.uk/studentfinance Information about loans and other finance