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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  …

Child performance

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This guidance is about the rules that apply to child performances. The law applies to all children from birth until completion of compulsory school age. A young person is compulsory school age until the last Friday in June of the school year (1 September –…

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,…

Choosing childcare

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Before you decide on a childminder, pre-school, nursery or other childcare provider for your child, it is important to understand certain factors. Page contents Children's needs Parental involvement and communication Availability Fees How nurseries or pre-schools and out of school providers are managed Questions for childminders…

Relationships and sexual health for young people with SEND

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Relationships are an important part of everyone’s life, including people with disabilities.  Page contents: Healthy relationships Unhealthy relationships Where to go for help Sexual Health information Helpful information about relationships and sex Healthy relationships    Healthy relationships are all about respecting each other.  Relationships can be confusing. …

Relationships and sexual health information and advice for professionals, parents and carers

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For information about our specialist sexual health service provider's opening times visit the Unity Sexual Health website. Sexual health is a state of physical, emotional, mental and social well-being.  It requires a positive and respectful approach to sexuality and sexual relationships, as well as the possibility…