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Special Educational Needs (SEN) Inclusion Funding and Disability Access Funding

Children with Special Educational Needs or Disabilities (SEND) may be eligible for additional funding to support them to access an early education or childcare provider.  The additional funding available, where eligible, is paid directly to the provider: Special Educational Needs (SEN) Inclusion Funding for 2,…

Special Educational Needs and Disabilities - Monday 24th July

Here you will find information provided by the Children and Adults with Disabilities (CAD) Team Special Educational Needs and Disabilities Information Advice and Support Service (SENDIASS) and Sycamore Trust iin relation to transitition.

Specialist Assistant for Medical and Physical Needs

The Specialist Assistant aims to give the fullest access possible to the curriculum through IT and other reasonable adjustments in the classroom. This is done by using existing resources and/ or specialist equipment.  The Specialist Assistant: Supports children and young people in school to access…

Spotting signs of child sexual abuse

One in 20 children in the UK will experience child sexual abuse. Here are the signs to be aware of and what to do if you suspect a child is being sexually abused.  What is child sexual abuse? What are the signs that a child…

Stages of puberty: what happens to boys and girls

Puberty is when a child's body begins to develop and change as they become an adult. Girls develop breasts and start their periods, and boys develop a deeper voice and start to look like men. The average age for girls to begin puberty is 11,…

Starchy foods and carbohydrates

Starchy foods are our main source of carbohydrate and play an important role in a healthy diet. Starchy foods such as potatoes, bread, rice, pasta and cereals should make up just over a third of the food you eat, as shown by the Eatwell Guide. Where you…

Start losing weight

Use the panel above to download the NHS 12-week weight loss plan and start your weight loss journey. The plan, which has been downloaded more than 3 million times, is designed to help you lose weight safely - and keep it off. The keys to success: Make realistic…

Start the NHS weight loss plan

Use the panel above to download the NHS weight loss guide, our popular, free 12-week diet and exercise plan. The plan, which has been downloaded more than 4 million times, is designed to help you lose weight safely - and keep it off. Weight loss plan features promotes safe and sustainable weight loss learn to…

Starting periods

Most girls start their periods when they're about 12, but they can start as early as 8, so it's important to talk to girls from an early age to make sure they're prepared before the big day. Many parents feel awkward talking about periods, especially…

Starting Solids Workshop

We are pleased to let you know the Children’s Centres are offering a weekly Starting Solids Workshop which is aimed at parents with babies aged between 4 & 6 months. The workshop helps parents decide on a number of key questions, including; When is a…
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