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  1. Paying for Childcare

    If you are responsible for a child and using registered childcare, you may be entitled to help with your childcare costs. There is a range of financial assistance available when paying for childcare in the UK, depending on your circumstance.  Details can be found on…
  2. Preparation for Adulthood - With an EHCP

    For young people with special educational needs and disabilities, the transition between childhood and adulthood can take longer and may need more preparation and planning.  If you have an EHCP, we will discuss plans and aspirations for adulthood with you as early as possible and…
  3. 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.…
  4. Returning to School in September - FAQ's

    Frequently Asked Questions From the beginning of autumn term, the Department for Education will expect all pupils in all year groups to return to school full time. 1)   What is my school planning for September? Each school is opening in line with Government advice and…
  5. Routes Into Work

    What is this guide about? This guide provides information about options for young people with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) to help them move into paid employment. Find out about Study programmes, Supported internships, Traineeships, Apprenticeships and Access to Work. Download the Guide from…
  6. 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!…
  7. School Admissions: A Guide for Parents

    This booklet aims to help you if your child is starting school for the first time, moving from primary to secondary education, transferring from one school to another or if you are new to the area. It describes admission arrangements for our primary and secondary…
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