Services in Families (1187)

  1. What is a Day Nursery?

    Day Nurseries provide: All day care for babies and children up to the age of 5.  Are generally open from 8.00am - 6.00pm but some run from 7.00am - 7.00pm or longer. Are usually open all year round, except for weekends and bank holidays. There…
  2. Safer Sleeping

    Being a new parent is an amazing experience, but it’s also exhausting. It’s something no-one can prepare you for. And at the end of a long day, there’s nothing more satisfying than to collapse on the sofa.   And that’s where we need to stop you!…
  3. Helping Children be Ready for Nursery

    'We believe in Middlesbrough that nursery ready children are curious, confident and co-operative.  Supported by family, professionals and community these children are able to flourish and reach their optimal potential.' See how you could support your child: see pages 11-14
  4. Sure Start Maternity Grant

    Sure Start Maternity Grant  If you’re on a low income and getting certain benefits or tax credits, you could get a Sure Start Maternity Grant (SSMG). This is a one-off payment to help towards the cost of having a baby. The grant is tax free…
  5. Primary School Admissions

    Children start primary school full-time in the academic year in which they turn five years of age. The first class they will attend is called the reception class. The following classes are called year 1 through to year 6. You can apply for a primary school place online.…
  6. Secondary School Admissions

    Children start secondary school in the academic year in which they turn eleven years of age. You can apply for a secondary school place online. The School Admissions Guide describes admission arrangements for our primary and secondary schools.
  7. Videos

    We have gathered together some videos for you to help explain a bit more about people you may meet, teams or services that you might get involved with.  If you would like to get involved or have any suggestions of things you would like us…
  8. SEND Learning and Development Offer

    Middlesbrough’s SEND Inclusion, Assessment & Review team is an established specialist team which provides support to parents/carers, young people, settings and professionals across education health and care in respect of the identification, inclusion, assessment and placement/provision for children and young people aged 0-25 with special…
  9. Moving from Childrens to Adults Health Services

    Moving from Children's to Adults Health Services Transition from children’s services to adults should be a smooth, seamless process during which young people and their families feel supported and confident that their care will continue to be delivered to the standard they expect. Thoughts about…
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