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NEW Toolkit and advice for Teachers

Published: November 19, 2021
Forces Children’s Education and the National Transitions Officer launch advice toolkit for teachers with Armed Forces pupils
Cover of the toolkit for teachers

How to involve children in Remembrance Day commemorations

Published: November 11, 2021
The Remembrance period is important to us all – here are some great ways to teach children about why we mark the occasion
A young kid leaving a poppy in front of a remembrance grave

Armed Forces children and young people in Scottish schools – funding guidance

Published: September 13, 2021
The National Transitions Officer and ADES have released updated funding guidance for schools working with Armed Forces families in 2021-22
Funding guidance graphic

Free activity book for children

Published: August 26, 2021
Ahead of this year’s Scottish Children’s Week (6-12 September) Children’s Health Scotland has released a book of activities for families to take part in
CHS Activity Book logo

Advice for pupils on appeals process

Published: July 21, 2021
Enquire has released some advice factsheets for students sitting exams this year who may need to appeal
Students sitting in a traditional exam hall

Tools to improve wellbeing of military children

Published: July 13, 2021
Charity, Little Troopers has developed a group course for young people aimed at improving wellbeing amongst Forces families

Support and advice for veterans

Published: June 24, 2021
We’ve created a list of organisations offering support services to Veterans. From company and chat to wellbeing and housing, there’s a service that can help!

Report: Impact of service life

Published: May 17, 2021
Read the latest report from the Naval Children’s Charity and VFI about the impact of service life on children

Resources for Families experiencing loss through a bereavement

Published: March 8, 2021
A list of books and useful websites for young pupils and their families when experiencing loss through a bereavement. Age groups are also indicated to help you find the correct resource for your children. Thanks to the Service Pupil Advisor in Argyll & Bute Council for compiling the list of resources Books Resources for pupils… View Article

Books to Support Young People when Moving House

Published: March 8, 2021
A list of books to help support young people when moving house. Age groups are also indicated, to help you choose the best resource for your child. Books Resources for young people to support them when moving house. Why Do We Have to Move?  By Joy O’Neill(For ages 3-6 years)  When Grace finds out that… View Article