Children and Young People

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  • 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
  • DCYP Bites - Policy on a page - Universal Infant Free School Meals

    DCYP Bites - Policy on a page  Directorate Children and Young People (DCYP) have a series of really helpful factsheets on education and childcare policies.  They provide a useful guide on a range of topics, relevant acro...
    • 14 Jun 2021
  • DCYP Bites - Policy on a page - Tax Free Childcare

    DCYP Bites - Policy on a page  Directorate Children and Young People (DCYP) have a series of really helpful factsheets on education and childcare policies.  They provide a useful guide on a range of topics, relevant acro...
    • 14 Jun 2021
  • DCYP Bites - Policy on a page - Term Time Absence

    DCYP Bites - Policy on a page  Directorate Children and Young People (DCYP) have a series of really helpful factsheets on education and childcare policies.  They provide a useful guide on a range of topics, relevant acro...
    • 14 Jun 2021
  • DCYP Bites - Policy on a page - Stationery Items

    DCYP Bites - Policy on a page  Directorate Children and Young People (DCYP) have a series of really helpful factsheets on education and childcare policies.  They provide a useful guide on a range of topics, relevant acro...
    • 14 Jun 2021
  • DCYP Bites - Policy on a page - Service Pupil Premium

    DCYP Bites - Policy on a page  Directorate Children and Young People (DCYP) have a series of really helpful factsheets on education and childcare policies.  They provide a useful guide on a range of topics, relevant acro...
    • 14 Jun 2021
  • DCYP Bites - Policy on a page - Free Early Years Childcare

    DCYP Bites - Policy on a page  Directorate Children and Young People (DCYP) have a series of really helpful factsheets on education and childcare policies.  They provide a useful guide on a range of topics, relevant acro...
    • 14 Jun 2021
  • DCYP Bites - Policy on a page - Overseas Nursery Authority (ONA)

    DCYP Bites - Policy on a page  Directorate Children and Young People (DCYP) have a series of really helpful factsheets on education and childcare policies.  They provide a useful guide on a range of topics, relevant acro...
    • 11 Jun 2021
  • Tax-Free Childcare

    You can get up to £500 every 3 months (up to £2,000 a year) for each of your children to help with the costs of childcare.  This goes up to £1,000 every 3 months if a child is disabled (up to £4,000 a year). If you g...
    • 11 Jun 2021