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    Learning resource

    Supporting Armed Forces families is key to helping students on their learning journey. We've put together a resource for educators to create a successful school career

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    Learning resource

    Supporting Armed Forces families is key to helping students on their learning journey. We've put together a resource for educators to create a successful school career

    Find out more
  • Resources

    We have created a list of partner organisations, informative websites and downloads to help create a smooth transition for all Forces children, parents and educators

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    Resources

    We have created a list of partner organisations, informative websites and downloads to help create a smooth transition for all Forces children, parents and educators

    Find out more
  • Find a school

    Searchable list of the catchment schools serving every patch and military base in Scotland

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    Find a school

    Searchable list of the catchment schools serving every patch and military base in Scotland

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  • Educators

    Information for teachers and other professionals to support the education of Armed Forces children in Scotland

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    Educators

    Information for teachers and other professionals to support the education of Armed Forces children in Scotland

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  • Families

    Information for Armed Forces families about the Scottish education system

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    Families

    Information for Armed Forces families about the Scottish education system

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The Scottish education system is an institution in which Armed Forces children can thrive. It has a uniquely holistic approach which is specifically designed to support each child’s individual needs and has a long tradition of high standards of attainment and inclusion for all.

The Scottish Government, Local Authorities and schools are working hard to ensure that moving to Scotland has a positive effect on the educational outcomes of children from Armed Forces families. This website has been created in order to bring all these efforts together and put the resources that parents and the education professionals who support their children need, together in one place.

Latest updates

Check back regularly for the latest Forces Family updates and resources, read more updates

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Scotland leads on children's rights

Celebrations as Scotland is the first devolved nation in the world to incorporate the United Nations Convention of the Child (UNCRC) into law

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Armed Forces Day events around the country

Week-long celebration culminates in Armed Forces Day

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Honouring our Reservists

Show your support for all the incredible Reservists in the Royal Navy, British Army and Royal Air Force

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We salute our Forces

A number of family friendly events will take place across the country to honour our Armed Forces personnel from past and present

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This film has been created to help people understand what it’s like to move school if you are a child with parents serving in the Armed Forces.

Additional resources are available for schools to use in professional development, to view them click here.  

 

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We have a number of invaluable resources to help families and education professionals meet our shared goal – of enabling Armed Forces children to reach their full potential