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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,…

High Needs Consultation Update: Helping Children and Young People Learn and Succeed

Following the consultation that took place over the summer, relating to the changes we need to make to the way we allocate funding and support families more effectively, we wanted to thank everyone who took the time to contribute ideas and feedback on the questions…

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 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…

ICON - Babies Cry, You Can Cope

What is abusive head trauma? ‘Shaken Baby Syndrome’ Child Abuse Catastrophic injuries: Bleeds in the brain and behind eyes Fractures Babies can be shaken, thrown or hit It affects approximately 24 of every 100,000 babies admitted to hospital each year Research suggests 1 in 9…

Information for Childcare Providers

Further information for Providers can be found HERE If you are not yet registered as a childminder but are interested in finding out more, please look at the Useful Information at the bottom of the page. By clicking on "Introduction to Childminding" you will find…

Information for SENDCOs

There is a wide range of information available for SENDCos which can be found online at SENCOSPOT by clicking HERE You will find information there on The Local Offer; Funding; the SENCO Toolkit; Legislation; and SEND & Inclusion strategies.   Information on using the Graduated…

Intervention Circle (IC)

Intervention Circle (IC) Easter 2022 Update: We would like to thank you for your continued engagement and interaction with the Intervention Circle (IC). We are pleased to report that for the academic year to date (Winter and Spring term 2021-2022) the Intervention Circle across Gloucestershire…

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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