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Dance and drama

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There are many organisations in and around South Gloucestershire offering your child the opportunity to enjoy dance and drama activities.  Many offer performing arts training and the chance for your child to learn new skills, grow in confidence and have fun.   See our guide to…

Cooking and baking

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Cooking and baking are fun activities for children and young people to take part in.  To find information on cooking and baking activities for your child to enjoy, see below. Visit your local library to find information on clubs and groups offering cooking and baking…

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  …

Arts and crafts

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South Gloucestershire has a wealth of amateur and voluntary groups involved in all kinds of art and crafts for children and young people.  Where to find local arts and crafts groups  If your child is interested in joining a local group, visit your local library…

Youth awards

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Below is a summary of the accredited awards available from South Gloucestershire Council to recognise young people’s achievements in informal settings such as youth centres. South Gloucestershire Youth Award Age range: 10-18 Time commitment: 3 x 10 hours units What is involved: There are three…

Clubs and groups

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There are many opportunities for your child to join a club or group in South Gloucestershire.   Many cater for activities such as dancing, drama, arts and crafts and activities for children with disabilities.  Online directory of local services We are currently developing our online…

Home education

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Education is compulsory whereas attending school is not.  Although most parents choose to send their children to school, some will educate their children at home.  This is called Elective Home Education. Page contents: Elective Home Education (EHE) What to consider before deciding to home educate…

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,…

Child employment

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This guidance is about the rules which apply to the employment of children of compulsory school age. A young person is still of compulsory school age until the last Friday in June of the school year (1 September – 31 August) in which they reach…