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Welcome to Argyll & Bute 2023

Published: November 27, 2023
A booklet has been released by the Argyll & Bute Education Service, with more than 40 pages of information for families of Serving Personnel and Veterans in the area.
The Cover of the Argyll and Bute Council Education Service Welcome booklet.

Digital toolkit: Virtual resources

Published: March 30, 2023
We have compiled this list of resources to help children and young people, their families, educators and the wider community
Four pictures of children sit above the text 'Month of the Military Child - Support toolkit 2023

Rallying to the Flag

Published: March 16, 2023
A new report Rallying to the Flag: A Consolidated Picture of Armed Forces Children’s Education in Scotland in 2021 provides an overview of challenges faced by children and young people when a family member serves in the Armed Forces
A family of three - baby girl, mum and dad - sit on the doorstep of their new home

Health advice issued as exams return

Published: April 28, 2022
Advice from NHS Scotland and the Scottish Government sets out what to do if your child is sick during exam season
Sick girl blowing her nose wrapped in a blanket on the sofa

Free activity sheets for families and educators

Published: April 25, 2022
Our friends over at Little Troopers have released a host of fun activities to do during Month of the Military Child
X-ray of feelings poster by Little troopers, a cartoon of a happy little kid surrounded by items and memories that keep him happy

Key messages for education practitioners

Published: March 24, 2022
Highland Council has released two Key Messages documents, for educators, to raise awareness of children from Armed Forces families
Cover of Highland Council's Military Liason Group's Secondary level key messages guide

New hub for veterans

Published: March 11, 2022
A new veterans news and communications hub enables forces-friendly organisations across all sectors to showcase the continued value of the UK’s highly skilled veteran community
An infographic showing a snapshot of statistics about veterans such as, there are 2.4 million veterans in Britain, 75% of them have a home or a mortgage, 8% are currently in bad health

Guide to Scottish education created for families

Published: February 7, 2022
Download our guide to the Scottish education system to help make your child’s transition to Scotland as smooth as possible
Cover of our guide to the Scottish Education system for families moving to Scotland

Joining Cadet Forces ‘boosts learning and career outcomes’

Published: February 3, 2022
A new report on the Cadet Forces shows the positive impact they have on Cadet’s schooling and career prospects
Cover, What is the social impact and return on investment resulting from expenditure on the Cadet Forces in the UK?

Free poster highlights how Armed Forces pupils benefit schools

Published: January 31, 2022
Children from Armed Forces families are educated in schools across Scotland, but do you know about the value they add to your classroom?