Useful links

Reference sites for parents, including for the Letchworth area and university admissions.

Media studies at St Chris

School interest

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.

Letchworth area

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.statravel.co.uk

www.yearoutgroup.org

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.

University finance

www.slc.co.uk Official web-site of the Student Loans Company.

www.direct.gov.uk/studentfinance Information about loans and other finance