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Service Pupil Premium

The Service Pupil Premium (SPP) is additional funding that can be claimed by schools if they have pupils who have a parent who is a serving member of the Armed Forces. Schools can also claim the SPP for the child after the serving parent has…

Safeguarding

Safeguarding is a term used in the United Kingdom and Ireland to denote measures to protect the health, well-beingand human rights of individuals, which allow people — especially children, young people and vulnerable adults — to live free from abuse, harm and neglect. Any child can be hurt, put at risk of harm or abused, regardless of age, ethnicity, gender or religion. The UK government…

Children's Centres

Children’s centres bring together a range of free services for children from birth to five, and their families. Services vary at each centre according to local community needs but all centres provide child and family health, family support services and a range of parent and…

Mental Capacity Act

What is the Mental Capacity Act? The Mental Capacity Act (MCA) is designed to protect and empower people who may lack the mental capacity to make their own decisions about their care and treatment. It applies to people aged 16 and over. It covers decisions…

Breastfeeding

  Breastfeeding is amazing. It is more than just food – it supports loving relationships and brain development. Breastmilk gives your baby all the nutrients he or she needs for around the first 6 months of life (and it’s important beyond 6 months too). Breastfeeding…

Learning and Skills

Looking for contact details or information on adult learning or support in looking for employment? These pages contain all this and more. Use the filters above to search for your chosen subject.

Family Services

These pages contain a range of support services for different areas of family life. including services to support young people.  Use the filters above to search for the area relevant to you.

LSCB Young Advisors

Young Advisors are young people aged between 15 and 24, who show community leaders how to engage young people in community life, local decision-making and improving services. They also work with business leaders, bringing unique expertise and knowledge about being young to influence strategic planning,…

OCD

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is a type of anxiety disorder. If you have OCD you might think or picture something bad happening and so to stop this happening you might feel the need to do things again and again, such as washing your hands or…