EVENT: The Alternative Certification Model

Published: April 23, 2021
NFPS and SQA are holding a live webinar on May 04, to inform parents and learners on the ACM and answer any questions you may have

Short breaks for families with a disability

Published: April 21, 2021
The SSAFA Short Breaks programme for Armed Forces families with additional needs is back, and applications are open for 2021

Global Education Matters

Published: April 20, 2021
Listen as presenters from the Global Education Team visit locations around the globe to discuss the opportunities for Forces Families stationed abroad
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Factsheet: Service Pupil Premium

Published: April 20, 2021
The Department for Education in England has introduced a new fund in recognition of the challenges facing modern service families
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Identifying Armed Forces families

Published: April 19, 2021
Armed Forces children and young people often experience many changes in their life and when schools know, they can offer much needed support. All Scottish schools, early learning centres (ELC) and childcare settings are committed to Getting it Right for Every Child, known as GIRFEC. Your child is unique and support with transitions, even for… View Article
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Fact sheet: support for your child

Published: April 13, 2021
When your child moves to the Scottish education system they will be supported in their learning, personal and emotional development in accordance with the curriculum and policies in Scotland. There is no pupil premium in Scotland but the support for your child is no less effective as the funding from the Scottish Government takes account of… View Article
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Argyll and Bute update six

Published: April 2, 2021
Issue six – April 2021 Argyll and Bute Service Pupil advisor has released issue six of their Armed Forces Children & Young People newsletter. In this issue: Funding from the Armed forces Covenant Fund; Online anxiety workshops and teacher information packs; RCET Voice of pre-school early years resources; and more…
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Best practice: loss, change and separation

Published: April 1, 2021
Base: HM Condor, ArbroathLocal Authority: Angus Council Angus Council has developed a Loss, Change and Separation resource which is a sustainable resource available to all schools on a lending basis. It aims to mitigate the effects of exceptional mobility and deployment and provide support for pupils during times of transition and loss. A resource box… View Article
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Event: Leaving school – support for parents and carers

Published: March 30, 2021
Skills Development Scotland (SDS) is hosting a webinar for families of pupils in S4-S6, who are planning to leave school this year, on Thursday, 22 April, 06:30-19:15. The event will cover the SDS support available to these young people and how to help them make decisions. There will also be a question and answer session. Parents and carers can register to… View Article
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Announcing our social media channels

Published: March 19, 2021
Forces Children’s Education is delighted to announce the launch of our Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn pages.
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