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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 of the majority of families and children living in the UK. This booklet is a handy overview...

The MOD Education Support Fund (ESF) is a £6 million fund available to publicly funded schools, academies and free schools throughout the UK to mitigate the effects of significant mobility and/or deployment of their service communities. This fund is available to support schools in embedding practices...

If you’re interested in learning new skills or starting a course, there are a range of educational opportunities open to you. The Naval Education and Training Service (NETS) NETS stands for the Naval Education and Training Service who run Learning and Development (LDC) centres at every...

Service Children’s Education (SCE) is an agency of the MOD. It aims to provide an excellent education service, from Foundation Stage through to sixth form, for Service children residing with MOD personnel serving outside of the UK, and to enable those children to benefit from...

If your child has special educational needs and has problems learning, behaving appropriately at school or has a sensory or physical additional need, then there is help and advice available to you: The Children’s Education Advisory Service (CEAS) has useful information and outlines how to go about...

Schools Admissions All schools have admission criteria to decide which children get places. The school or local council usually set these, and admission criteria are different for each school. If you have not been able to get your child into your school of choice, there...

Deployment commitments have always meant difficulty for Royal Naval and Royal Marines families trying to tie in Rest and Recuperation (R&R) dates with school holidays. Since September 2013, by law, head teachers are only able to grant requests for leave during term time in “exceptional circumstances”. In July...