Children and Young People

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  • Wrap Around Childcare Pilot Extensions

    Wrap Around Childcare Pilot Extensions The Wraparound Childcare (WAC) pilot provides funding to eligible parent(s) with children between the ages of 4 to 11 years old with up to 20 hours per week of funded before and after school childcare during term time. Parent(s) can choose their ow...
    • 5 Nov 2021
  • Secondary School Mental Health Session

    A post that may be of interest to Secondary School pupils has been placed into the Charities section of Topics. Linked below.  Children’s Society Mental Health and Well Being - Secondary School Young People 
    • 4 Nov 2021
  • Connected Forces Online Community

    Connected Forces Online Community Connected Forces is a fully funded, bespoke, secure online platform for young people from Armed Forces families to connect informally, support each other and learn together through events and activities.  This project is for 16-19-year-olds...
    • 1 Nov 2021
  • SSCE Cymru Newsletter Autumn 2021 Edition

    SSCE Cymru Newsletter Autumn 2021 Edition Gweler isod linc i lawrlwytho copi o gylchlythyr SSCE Cymru (Hydref 2021).www.SSCECymru.co.uk/adnoddau/NewyddlenSSCECymru Please see the following link to download a copy of the SSCE Cymru Newslett...
    • 7 Oct 2021
  • Childrens Education Advisory Service (CEAS) - Email Change

    CEAS - change of email.  Following the move to Defence Children Services (DCS) the general email for CEAS has been changed. It is understood that for a short time enquiries from Service parents or entitled civilians overseas will be forward...
    • 24 Sep 2021
  • 2021 Service Pupil Premium

    Extra Funding for State Schools, Free Schools and Academies attended by Service Children in England Service parents with children in State maintained schools, Free schools and Academies in England are encouraged to ensure that the Head Teacher of their child(ren)’s school is made aware of their Service...
    • 15 Sep 2021
  • Back To School What You Need To Know

    Back To School What You Need To Know Pupils all over the country are beginning to return to schools and colleges after their summer breaks. For many pupils they will be returning with far fewer restrictions than when they left for the summer holidays.   Now that there are fewer res...
    • 25 Aug 2021
  • Childcare Choices - Government Help With Childcare Costs For Parents

    Childcare Choices - Government Help With Childcare Costs For Parents You can check to see what help you could get with childcare costs via the childcare section on the GOV.UK website...
    • 10 Aug 2021
  • Safeguarding Alert, Social Networking Website Omegle

    Hampshire Safeguarding Children Partnership (HSCP) are sharing a safeguarding alert following a recent press report about the dangers of the social networking website Omegle.   Omegle is a free social networking website in which ...
    • 15 Jun 2021
  • Phone App Game - Concerns Raised

    Phone App Game - Concerns Raised You may have heard about a fairly recent phone app game called Cunch-line Chronicles, which is advertised as a "light hearted satirical take on the darker side of urban UK culture". However it is far from this - the game promotes and ...
    • 15 Jun 2021
  • Tik Tok - What Parents Need To Know

    Are your children using Tik Tok or asking to be allowed on it?  What exactly is it and are there any risks that you should be aware of?    Read this essential guide for everything parents need to know about TikTok: https://pa...
    • 15 Jun 2021
  • Online Safety for Children

    With children spending more time online due to the current situation we have put together a number of useful websites to help you keep your child safe online. Giving details of the different platforms and apps being used as well as providin...
    • 15 Jun 2021
  • Childrens Education Advisory Service Update

    The Children's Education and Advisory Service have released a new leaflet (see attached)   CEAS provides authoritative, bespoke and professional advice to Service and eligible MOD civilian families on a wide range of educational issues ...
    • 14 Jun 2021
  • 2022 Education Support Fund (ESF)

    The 2022 ESF bidding round is now open for applications until 30 September 2021.    The ESF, launched in 2011 and subsequently extended provides funding to assist publicly funded schools, Academies and Free Schools throughout the UK to miti...
    • 14 Jun 2021
  • Global Education Matters

    The Global Education Team have produced a new series of Podcasts, which explores the education options for UK military families in key locations worldwide.    The first Podcast looks at the education systems in the USA and concentrates on W...
    • 14 Jun 2021
  • Learning and Development Organisation Resource

    The Learning and Development Organisation have produced this PDF containing hyperlinks to resources for parents now home schooling, and adult learners.Learning and Devel...ation Resource.pdf      “It is vital that we all pull together...
    • 14 Jun 2021
  • Lord Kitchener Scholarships

    If you are an Armed Forces parent and have eligible school leavers who would like to study at university this may be for you.     The Lord Kitchener National Memorial Fund (LKNMF) have been providing higher education grants for members...
    • 14 Jun 2021
  • New SSCE Cymru Service Family Guide Launched

    New SSCE Cymru Service Family Guide Launched Available to download here: https://bit.ly/3bUqOxn    The aim of the SSCE Cymru Service Family Guide is to provide information on education and living in Wales and the support that is available to schools, parents/carers and Service ch...
    • 14 Jun 2021
  • SSCE Cymru School Survey

    SSCE Cymru School Survey SSCE Cymru invited all schools in Wales that have Service children enrolled to participate in a survey.  The topics included:   School information – e.g. number of Service children, language of school, location  Mobility da...
    • 14 Jun 2021
  • SSCE Cymru Newsletter Spring 2021

    SSCE Cymru Newsletter Spring 2021 Gweler isod linc i lawrlwytho copi o gylchlythyr SSCE Cymru (Gwanwyn 2021)  Cylchlythyr i'w gael yma   Please see the following link to download a copy of the SSCE Cymru Newsletter (Spring 2021 edition) Newsletter found here ...
    • 14 Jun 2021
  • STEM Activities - Useful Links

    Here are a selection of links to STEM Activities for you to try whilst at home which have been provided by our Navy STEM Coordinator.    Ages 4 – 11 STEM Learning has collated a wide range of activities to support families who ar...
    • 14 Jun 2021
  • STEM - Primary Activity Book and Board Game

    Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics.    Our Royal Navy STEM Coordinator has provided the following downloads for a Primary Activity Book and Board Game. This should keep them (and you) entertained for a while.   ...
    • 14 Jun 2021
  • DCYP - COVID19 Impact on Continuity of Education Allowance Special Education Needs Additions (SENA)

    Please find attached a letter from CEAS reference the SENA Impact Statement. 
    • 14 Jun 2021
  • DCYP Update to Family Benefits Information

    The Directorate Children & Young People - (DCYP), has added information about eligibility to claim certain benefits to the "Royal Navy Families" section of the "Discover My Benefits" website.    These include: &...
    • 14 Jun 2021
  • Wraparound Childcare, What You Need to Know, Funding, Eligibility, How to Apply, Q&A.

    Wraparound Childcare, What You Need to Know, Funding, Eligibility, How to Apply, Q&A.  The Wraparound Childcare (WAC) pilot provides funding to eligible parent(s) with children between the ages of 4 to 11 years old for up to 20 hours per wee...
    • 14 Jun 2021