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Relationship Issues

Relationship issues come in all shapes and sizes. You may be struggling with friendship difficulties or have family troubles. You may have questions about love or sex. Perhaps you have recently lost someone you loved or Maybe you are experiencing abuse in a relationship with…

Self-Harm

Self-harm is when someone hurts themselves on purpose. This could be in the form of cutting, burning, developing an eating disorder, taking too many tablets, etc. Self-harm can be dangerous and is a sign that everything isn’t right. If you have self-harmed, or are thinking…

SEN support in maintained schools, colleges and Early Years settings

All children and young people learn in different ways and progress at varying rates. Some children may need extra help along the way. This document is for parents whose children may require extra support and or possible interventions to enable them to make progress. What…

Supporting Pupils with Medical Conditions

Children and young people with medical conditions are entitled to a full education. Parents, children and young people should be fully involved developing and reviewing the support they receive for a medical condition whilst in education. Information Reviewed May 2018

What are day nurseries and preschools?

Preschools and day nurseries provide childcare and early education for children aged under 5 in a group setting where they can play and learn alongside other young children. Day nurseries and preschools which run for more that 2 hours per day must be registered with…

What is a childminder?

A childminder is someone who will care for your child in their home.  In England, a person who cares for children aged under 8 for more than 2 hours a day in their own home for reward must be registered as a childminder with the…

What is a SENCo?

A SENCo, or Special Educational Needs Co-ordinator, is the member of teaching staff who is responsible for assessing, planning and monitoring the progress of children with Special Educational Needs in Early Years settings (under 5’s), schools and colleges. The SENCo is there to help children…

What is an apprenticeship?

One of the options open to you after the age of 16 is to train through an Apprenticeship. This is a way of acquiring the skills needed for a number of careers while earning money at the same time. An apprenticeship will often suit young people who do…

What to do if you're worried a child is being abused

If you are worried that a child or young person may be at risk of neglect or abuse please contact the Duty Social Worker using the contact details below. You do not have to give your name and your conversation will be treated confidentially In…
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