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  • Finding the right school for your child, and securing a place, can be challenging for any family, but Armed Forces families moving area can face additional hurdles if the school...

  • 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...

  • 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)....

  • Moving schools packs for parents and schools These from CEAS packs can be used by parents and schools to supplement the information that schools must transfer by law. You can...

  • If you are offered an overseas assignment, you will have to look carefully into the education available for your children. Education provision overseas can be roughly divided into the following types, not all of which will be available in every location.

  • 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.

  • Service children in state schools (SCISS) was formed as a working group to look into the issues relating to English state schools providing for children whose parents serve in the...

  • The Service Children’s Progression (SCiP) Alliance is a partnership of organisations focused on improving outcomes for children from military families. It is funded by the Ministry of Defence. The Naval...

  • 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.

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