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Closures information and educational resources for families staying at home

Published 17 March 2020

Some activities and services have been cancelled or closed. We have asked activity providers to remove any services or activities if they are no longer running. Before attending any activity, service or event, check with the organiser if they are still running. If you’re an activity…

Apply for 30 Hours before 31 March

Published 16 March 2020

The deadline to apply or reconfirm your eligibility for 30 Hours Childcare is 31 March. If you’re a working parent of a 3 or 4-year-old and your income is at least 16 hours at National Minimum or Living Wage, you could be entitled to 30 Hours…

Early Years Communication Week | 23 to 27 March

Published 09 March 2020

Communication Week raises awareness of the importance of supporting early interactions from the moment children are born. This year, Buckinghamshire’s Early Years will be holding events with parents and Early Years providers and promoting top tips for talking. Did you know? Recent studies show that…

Report from The Shout Out for SEND (Young People's Conference)

Published 05 March 2020

A report taking a look at what happened and what was learned at the first Shout Out for SEND conference for young people. The conference took place on 7 November 2019 at Adams Park in High Wycombe. The Shout Out for SEND conference was aimed…

Childminding | A rewarding and flexible career choice

Published 04 March 2020

If you love children and want to give them the best start, would like to have a rewarding career, then being a registered childminder might be the profession for you.   In this section (jump to) > What qualities do I need to be a…

What matters to me - drop in

Published 24 January 2020

Come and tell us on 27 or 28 January, Sivatech, Aylesbury Buckinghamshire County Council is developing a vision to help young people prepare for adulthood. This is the time in a young person’s life sometimes called ‘transition’ or 'growing up’ We want all young people with…

Festive warning: Don’t get involved with a loan shark – yule regret it!

Published 13 December 2019

The England Illegal Money Lending Team (IMLT) are warning people not to turn to loan sharks to cover the cost of Christmas. These unlicensed lenders charge extortionate amounts of interest and have been known to use threatening language, intimidation and even violence when demanding payments…

Protect your family from Flu this winter

Published 12 December 2019

All primary school-aged children are offered free flu immunisation and it’s the best way to protect your whole family from illness this winter. Children from Reception all the way up to Year 6 are offered a simple nasal spray at school as part of a…

Advisory Sessions for ASD, Language and Cognition and Learning

Published 15 November 2019

The Integrated SEND Service has opened up access for schools to receive early help, advice, support and strategies for meeting the needs of pupils with SEND from the STS ASD team, Language team and Cognition and Learning team. This service is offered free to all…