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Health & Wellbeing

If you or someone you know is worried about health and wellbeing issues, this section will provide you with details of a range of organisations that may be able to help and support you.  Searching by keyword will enable you to narrow your search results…

Health and Wellbeing

Keeping healthy and well is an important part of growing up. Click on the green bars for videos on the relevant topics. Click on the orange tabs to find providers and services. If you have an Education, Health and Care (EHC) Plan, all of your agreed healthcare…

Help when Choosing Childcare

  If you are unsure about which type of childcare you think will best meet you and your child's needs, you may find the download on the right "Guide to Childcare Options" helpful.  The guide contains information on the different types of childcare, but also some useful things to…

Help with Fuel Bills for Famillies with a Disabled Child

Families with disabled children who get: certain means-tested benefits, or child tax credit, and receive a disabled child’s premium in their award are now included in the ‘broader category’ of people who can apply for help under the Warm Homes Discount scheme. For further details,…

Higher Education information for students with disabilities (SEND)

What is higher education? Higher education is the next step on from further education.  Studying at university or college, you'll work towards one of a range of qualifications such as a degree - for example a BSc - foundation degree or a diploma/certificate of higher education.…

Home Alone

If you are wondering whether it's ok to leave your child at home by themselves, have a read of our handy guide in the Download section to help you decide. There is no legal age limit for children to be left alone, but parents can…

Home Education

Home education In England, the law states that the responsibility for a child's education while they are of compulsory school age (currently 5-16 years) rests with their parents. While most children attend the local state school, a significant number will be educated outside the state system in…

Information on Norovirus to share with parents

The attached document is provided by Public Health England and give all childcare providers information on dealing with the Norovirus.

Information Sharing and Consent

In the majority of cases when working with a child and/or family, it is necessary to secure their consent so that their information can be shared with other professionals to ensure timely access to the right services and support. It must be explained to a…

Introduction to Childminding

If you are thinking about a career as a Childminder, here is the information you will need to decide whether it is the career for you and what the first steps will be. The documents on the right hand side of this page will give…
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