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Getting It Right For Forces Families
Here are a selection of links to organisations across Scotland that can provide further advice, support and guidance.
Argyll and Bute Council have shared a PDF of resources geared towards talking to your family about world news such as the current war in Ukraine
A grant-giving charity supporting children and young adults whose education has been compromised or put at risk as a result of parents’ service in our Armed Forces
A professional network for leaders and managers in education and children’s services.
CiS are hosting a number of Learning, development and connection webinars for the children’s sector
MoD advice service offering support and advice for Armed Forces parents on issues relating to the education of service children in the UK and overseas.
Scottish Government agency responsible for education.
This worksheet from Bounce Forward is a great way to help children talk about their feelings and work through what might be causing them
Enquire is the Scottish advice service for additional support for learning. Offering advice and information to parents, carers and practitioners. Tel: 0345 123 2303
Download our guide to the Scottish education system for Armed Forces families
Ministry of Defence information centres for Forces personnel and their families.
The charity Save the Children has published five tips from a psychologist and child counsellor
Knowing and supporting Forces families is key to helping students on their learning journey. We’ve put together this resource for all educators to create a successful school career
NPFS works in partnership with government and organisations to ensure that parents play an equal role in education. NPFS publishes parent-friendly information in a series of ‘Nutshells’, available online.
An educational charity which invites service children to use poetry, art, speech and songwriting to reflect on what service life means to them, the challenges and the opportunities
Naval Families Federation (NFF) has created a new poster providing information about how the Scottish Education System can support children
The National Transitions Officer has created a list of phrases to use as a basis for conversations about war and conflict
MoD-funded co-educational boarding school for children of UK Armed Forces personnel who are Scottish, have served in Scotland or who have been members of a Scottish regiment.
A website for young people about support for issues at school. Reach is the youth service for Enquire – the Scottish advice service for additional support for learning.
i Writer Kasia Delgado looks at how to talk to children about Russia invading Ukraine in an honest but reassuring way
Welfare support network and information for Royal Navy personnel and their families
Listing of all Scotland’s Boarding Schools and relevant boarding school information.
Provides information on Catholic education and Catholic schools in Scotland and offers support to teachers, parents, students and others.
Charity providing a listing of Scotland’s independent and private schools with relevant information and advice.
Pure Wow contributor Alexia Dellner writes a how-to on talking to kids about the current situation in Ukraine
This Education Scotland resource is intended to support learning and teaching around conflict and war in the broad sense, with the current situation in Ukraine these materials can be helpful now.
With the escalating conflict in Ukraine, the BPS has provided advice and guidance on how best to support children who are anxious about the current situation
Childminding is one of the highest-rated forms of childcare in Scotland, SCMA childminders offer flexible care in a home-from-home environment.
A new veterans hub has been launched to enable forces-friendly organisations to showcase the value of highly skilled veterans in the community
Education Scotland recently held an informative webinar for educators covering topics related to conflict and war
NHS Highland has released an article with tips for maintaining wellness during conflicts like the current war in Ukraine. Download the article below.
Little Troopers has released a number of resources for #MOTMC including this poster about being a military child