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Multi-Agency Training

In order to support Practitioners working with children, young people and their families, there is a wide range of training that is delivered by services within Gloucestershire County Council or community partners.  This multi-agency training can be accessed by both internal and external agencies including early years providers,…

My Child has additional needs, what does this mean and what can I do?

All children can have additional needs at some time in their lives.  These needs could arise as a result of family circumstances, changes to living situations, cultural differences, health and medical concerns, disability, loss or bereavement.  Circumstances such as these can have an impact on…

National Legislation

This section brings together the national legislation that informs how we jointly deliver a service to children and families in Gloucestershire. These are the non-negotiable Acts of Parliament that drive the work we do and hold us to a standard. “Nothing is more important than…

NHS services - early access to help and health advice

When families, parents or young people are worried about health and wellbeing issues a first approach might be to speak to your GP, Health Visitor, School Nurse, Public Health Nurse or Community Midwife.  There are a number of advice websites and information sheets provided by the NHS on issues such as: Healthy weight (from…

NSPCC - Home Alone

If you are wondering whether it's ok to leave your child at home by themselves, the NSPCC produce really useful information, see the link for information. There is no legal age limit for children to be left alone, but parents can be prosecuted if their…

Nursery Education Funding - guide to 15 hours funded education for all 3 and 4 year olds

Understanding Funding for 3 and 4 Year Olds Funded early years places are available for three and four year old children from the term after their 3rd birthday, for up to 15 hours a week. Child's Birthday                      Funding Entitlement starts 1 January to 31 March              Summer…

Ofsted and CQC Joint local area SEND inspection in Gloucestershire

A Joint Ofsted and CQC local area SEND Inspection was carried out in Gloucestershire in June 2016, to judge the effectiveness of the local area in implementing the special educational needs and disability reforms as set out in the Children and Families Act 2014. Inspectors spoke with…

On Line Help

Click Relationships A secure online space. Share with the community, get private support or read expert articles to strengthen your relationship with your partner or ex.  Click here to access site Sorting out separation Help with relationship break-down.  Click here to access site

On Line Resources

  You can find more information and evidence about parental conflict on the EIF Reducing Parental Conflict Hub.

Parental Relationship Support

Why Relationships Matter Children can be negatively affected where conflict between their parents is frequent, intense and poorly resolved. But, we can make a difference. Where parents are supported to improve their relationship, they are often able to make positive changes that benefit their children.…
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