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Further education funding for young people with special educational needs and disabilities

There are a range of different funding arrangements made available to further education providers to help meet the needs of young people with special educational needs and/or disabilities (SEND). How this funding is provided can depend on the type of educational provider, the age of…

Gambling: when it becomes a problem

Problem gambling Problem gambling has a negative effect on the life of the gambler or the people close to them, like family, friends, and boyfriends and girlfriends. It might be that someone’s gambling is causing them to be unhappy, have less energy, fall behind at…

Gangs and Serious Youth Violence

Gang activity, knife crime, drugs and other forms of serious youth violence are significant issues. These can make our residents and communities worry about the safety and wellbeing of their children and families. Gangs 5 or 6 years ago, 'gangs' and groups involved in violence were all about…

GDPR - What your setting needs to know

Below we have put together relevant information about the GDPR: PACEY: GDPR guide EY Alliance: preparing your setting for GDPR Data Protection fee NDNA Data Protection FAQs Should you have any queries, please contact the Early Years Advisory Team

General information on gambling

What is gambling? Gambling is taking part in a game where you risk losing something, usually money, in order to win a prize. You won’t always end up with a prize – that wouldn’t be gambling, it would be buying a product or service. Gambling is…

Get Your Free Flu Vaccine

There are a rising number of flu cases in children, sometimes these cases can be very serious. The free flu vaccine is the best way to protect them and others from flu. Vaccinations can take up to two weeks to take effect so now is…

Good practice

We created this page to provide good practice resources. Below we will share resources you may find useful for your setting. A Celebratory Approach to SEND Assessment in the Early Years

Government schemes to help with childcare costs

Are you looking for support with childcare costs? Childcare Choices brings together all the government childcare offers in one place for the first time. The new Childcare Choices website makes it easy to find out what’s on offer. Use the Childcare Calculator at www.gov.uk/childcare-calculator to…

Grandparents as childcarers

Grandparents sometimes decide to care for their grandchildren. On the following link you can learn about National Insurance (NI) credits if you are caring for a family member under the age of 12: Specified Adult Childcare credits: fact sheet - GOV.UK  In addition: Looking after…

Guidance for service providers

There are two sections of this website: Information for Families provides information to all parents and carers of children and young people aged 0-19 years, or 0-25 years if their child has a Special Educational Need or Disability (SEND). The SEND Local Offer focuses on providing…