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Sexual Health Week 24 to 30 September 2018

Published 24 September 2018

Consent: Yes, Yes, Yes! Sexual Health week from 24 to 30 September 2018 and is run by the Family Planning Association. This year is all about consent. Consent underpins everything the FPA do on sexual health, relationships and wellbeing. They give straightforward information and support…

National Fitness Day: 26 September 2018

Published 17 September 2018

National Fitness Day is the UK’s largest physical celebration on 26 September! The day sees a huge range of activity options enjoyed by lots of people of all ages helping to raise awareness of the importance of leading healthier and active lifestyles. The benefits of…

Updated: Frequently Asked Questions on 30 Hours for Childcare Providers

Published 11 September 2018

Our Frequently Asked Questions (FAQS) on 30 Hours for Childcare Providers have been updated. Read these latest FAQS on 30 Hours for Childcare Providers (PDF, 280KB)    They can also be found, along with more details, on the 30 Hours Free Childcare page.

DfE Consulting on Relationships, Sex, and Health Education.

Published 06 September 2018

The Department for Education are seeking views on the draft regulations, statutory guidance, and regulatory impact assessment relating to Relationships Education, Relationships and Sex Education (RSE) and Health Education. Why are they consulting? The Children and Social Work Act 2017 placed a duty on the…

Independent Support Programme to close at the end of July (2018)

Published 11 July 2018

The Independent Support Programme closed on 31 July 2018. Independent Support was always intended to be a time-limited service, supporting the transfer from Statements of SEN to Education Health and Care (EHC) Plans. Where to go from 25 July 2018 From August 2018 onwards parents/carers, children…

Person in Position of Trust Training: for those working with adults with care and support needs

Published 04 July 2018

Do you know who is a “Person in a Position of Trust (PIPOT)” is? Do you know how to make a referral regarding concerns about a Person in a Position of Trust? If not then this training might be for you. This training is aimed at…

Planning for the future: Short breaks for disabled children and young people

Published 25 June 2018

There has been a steady increase in the number of children and families needing our support in the last few years. This, along with less money in the public purse means that we need to look at how we can deliver services better to ensure…

New Wildlife Zone to open at Green Dragon Eco Farm, Buckingham

Published 19 June 2018

When On 1 August 2018, The wildlife zone at Green Dragon Eco Farm will be welcoming summer holiday visitors. After a busy six months of preparations that included creating the huge enclosures, animal shelters and the central indoor display. What The animal encounters programme will include…

Family Activities at Beaconsfield Library in July and August

Published 06 June 2018

The following activities will be taking place at Beaconsfield Library over the summer. July Friday 13 | 10:30am to 11:30am  Remember Remember:  a coffee and a chat about birthdays and celebrations, all welcome.     Saturday 14 |  10am  to 12 midday Crafty Saturday for children under 10 years old, FREE…

4* recommendation for BFIS and Buckinghamshire County Council

Published 24 May 2018

Buckinghamshire Family Information Service (BFIS) are delighted to be one of only 15% of council services surveyed by Socitm Better Connected to receive the 4* full marks rating for our website information on finding childcare. The reviewer commented,  "The childcare directory worked well on my mobile and there…