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  • It could be challenging for Armed Forces parents to find the right school for their children. Here is our guide to admission and appeals to help put you at ease.

  • The Marine Society are now offering a discount on education courses, through their partnership with Greenwich Hospital.   They are offering GCSE, IGCSE, AS and A Level courses in a...

  • A study is being carried out at the University of Southampton to investigate how adolescents from Armed Forces families cope with stressful life events.

  • A new Childcare Choices website has now been launched, so that millions of parents can pre-register for the government’s new childcare offers.   We know that childcare is important to many Naval...

  • We attended the launch of the Children's Commissioner's Report, and spoke with the Children’s Commissioner afterwards about particular challenges experienced by Naval Service families.

  • Find out more about CEAS' support for Serving parents here.

  • CEA is offered by the MOD to assist with funding a place in boarding school. Find out more about the terms and conditions of this allowance here.

  • The law on leaving your child on their own Government guidance is here. The NSPCC has produced a guide to help you to decide when it is safe for your...

  • The Secretary of State for Defence in July 2018 announced the extension of the Education Support Fund, on a limited basis, for an additional two years.

  • Further education Further education (FE) includes any study after secondary education that is not part of higher education (that is, not taken as part of an undergraduate or graduate degree)....

  • Here are some important information Service parents may wish to read in regards to moving schools.

  • The Service Pupil Premium (SPP) is extra funding for schools in England to support children and young people with parents in the Armed Forces.

  • Take a look at our guide on primary and secondary education in the UK and overseas here.

  • An extended funding partnership between RNRMC and Kings Camps is about to enable more children and young people from Naval Service families to access sports and activity camps right across the UK and at a significantly subsidised rate of £60 per week.

  • SCISS was formed as a working group to look into the issues relating to English state schools providing for Service children.

  • SCiP Alliance is a partnership of organisations focused on improving outcomes for children from military families. We have been a proactive partner since the Alliance’s inception and is represented on the Board.

  • Special Educational Needs & Disability The term ‘Special Educational Needs & Disability’ (SEND) has a legal definition, referring to children who have learning difficulties or disabilities that make it harder...

  • Supporting Children and Young People From Royal Navy and Royal Marines Families Children and young people with parents in the Armed Forces face challenges that may go beyond the experience...

  • Deployment commitments have always meant difficulty for Royal Naval and Royal Marines families trying to tie in leave dates with school holidays.   Since September 2013, by law, head teachers...

  • We have produced a resource to help to support parents, carers and schools. You can download a copy here.

  • Our Chief Executive appeared as a witness before the Defence Select Committee earlier in 2018 to talk about the Covenant, how it is being delivered and how it is affecting our people and their families.

  • A question that often gets asked when people are transitioning between England and Scotland, is- what is the difference between English and Scottish qualifications? If this is something you have wondered or would like...

  • Our guide to UCAS, plus advice written specifically for Service children.

  •   Ministers have urged all UK universities to boost support for Armed Forces communities.   In a joint letter dated 18th April 2019, Tobias Ellwood, Minister for Defence People and...

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