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Early years foundation stage

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The early years foundation stage (EYFS) sets standards for the learning, development and care of children from birth to five years for all Ofsted-registered early years providers including childminders, preschools, nurseries and school reception classes.   Your child will mostly learn through indoors and outdoors play.  The areas of learning are:  communication and…

Early years parent support and training for children with SEND

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You will know your child better than anyone else. Parent support groups, training or workshops can help you further understand your child’s additional needs by learning new ways to support them as well as interventions you may not be aware of.   Support groups are a great way to meet parents of other children who have similar needs to…

Education other than at school (EOTAS)

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Alternative provision or ‘Education Other Than at School (EOTAS)’ is arranged by local authorities for children who are unable to attend mainstream school for reasons such as exclusion, medical conditions or significant mental health needs. Page contents: Local authority education other than at school   Education in hospital Alternative provision Local authority education other than at school  …

Find primary schools

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Choosing a school for your child is an important decision that any parent has to make.   Before you decide on a primary school arrange to visit your local schools to get a feel for their ethos and their values.   When visiting think about how it made you feel.  Did…

Find secondary schools

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Choosing a secondary school is an important decision that you and your child will have to make.  Before you decide on choosing a school arrange to visit your local secondary schools to get a feel for their ethos and their values.  During the autumn term,…

Getting a diagnosis

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Children can be born with a disability or medical condition for many reasons. Parents often worry that this may be their fault. It is important to remember this is rarely the case. Diagnosis is the formal process for identifying a disability, learning difficulty or health…