Children and young people of Armed Forces families are more likely to:
In order to help schools identify where these children are so that additional support can be provided, if and when it is needed, the SEEMiS indicator (annual data check form) now asks parents to declare whether they have a family member who is or has ever served in the Armed Forces.
A great deal of good practice is taking place across Scotland in local authorities and schools and there is a wide range of resource material and support available to help local authorities and Head Teachers get it right for these children and their families.
We have put together a training session which can be incorporated into Inset day planning. The half hour session includes a film ‘Getting it Right for Forces Families’ and a series of reflective questions and broader discussion material. Use the form in the blue box to find out more about Forces Childrens’ Education.
We have a range of resources to help teaching professionals support Forces Children. For more information complete the form below: