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EYFS (information for practitioners)

Find useful inspection handbooks and frameworks via this link: New EYFS framework (from Sep 2021) EYFS guidance on exemptions EYFSP handbook Development Matters EY inspection handbook Progress check at age 2 Well Comm training for EYFS

Fair Shot Training Programme

"Changing lives one cup at a time", Fair Shot are a social enterprise cafe and registered UK charity that aims to transform the lives of young adults aged 18-25 with learning disabilities and/or autism through specialty coffee. Their mission is to be the stepping stone to…

Family Hubs

Our children's centres are here to support you and your family to:  be healthy stay safe enjoy and achieve by developing skills and getting the most out of life make a positive contribution and get involved with the community achieve economic wellbeing Children's centre services…

Family Hubs

Family Hubs are a new way of bringing together all the support you may need as a family, from pregnancy through to young people turning 19 (or 25 if they have a disability). There is a children’s centre in each of the Family Hubs with activities…

Family Information Service (FIS) Newsletters

Here you will find copies of our Family Information Service Newsletters: 2023 Autumn edition Summer edition Spring edition 2022 Winter 2022 edition Autumn 2022 edition Summer 2022 edition Spring 2022 edition 2021 Winter 2021 edition Autumn 2021 edition Summer 2021 edition Spring 2021 edition  2020…

Family safety and social care

This section aims to provide guidance on how to help keep your family safe and well.  Early Help Safeguarding children Domestic violence and abuse Organisations and services providing family support

FAQs post 16 options

Below you will find answers to some questions you may have about post 16 options.

Finance your studies (for details of 16-19 bursary) (for higher education) Higher Education and other options (educational opportunities/colleges in USA)

Financial help

The type of financial help you can get will depend on your circumstances.  16 to 19 Bursary Fund If you need financial support to stay in education or training after the age of 16, you can apply at your chosen school, college or training provider…

Financial support (before Money Matters - it should now be under category Training, employment advice and financial support))

In this page you may find information about different types of financial support:  Baby banks Food support Sure Start maternity grant Westminster cost of living support hub Help for households: national advice and support Local and national benefits information Turn 2 us: benefits calculator Budget…