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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…

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…

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 –…

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 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…

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  …

Fair Access Protocol

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All local authorities must have a Fair Access Protocol, agreed with the majority of schools in its area, which aims to ensure that children who have not been able to secure a school place during the school year are offered a place at a suitable 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,…

Fixed penalty notices

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Page contents: Parental responsibilities Penalty Notices When a Penalty Notice might be issued What you can do to avoid receiving a Penalty Notice The cost of a Penalty Notice Is there an appeals process? What happens if you do not pay Further information and advice…