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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 –…

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  …

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…

Early years pupil premium

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Page Contents Early Years Pupil Premium Eligibility criteria How to apply Early Years Pupil Premium Nurseries, schools, childminders and other childcare providers can claim extra funding through the Early Years Pupil Premium.  This funding is used to support children’s development, learning and care. The Early…

Higher education

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In year 12 and 13 you will need to decide whether to you want to continue with your education and obtain further qualifications, look at training alternatives such as higher-level apprenticeships or decide to look for a job.  Here we show what you need to consider if you decide to…

Bullying

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Bullying is when someone does something deliberately to hurt, upset or threaten you or someone else. Children can experience unkindness and unfairness which might not always be bullying, but it could be bullying if: it goes on for a while or happens regularly it is…

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…