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Keeping children safe - Safeguarding

Keeping children safe Anyone who is worried about a child living in Newcastle can call our children's social care services. We get calls from parents, relatives, friends and neighbours, and people like teachers, health visitors and doctors. The law says we must find out if…

Looking for a Ofsted Registered Holiday Club?

Out of School Clubs/ Holiday Clubs provide childcare for school age children at times when schools are not open. They offer a range of activities, including drama, music, arts and crafts, sport, outings and homework support outside of school hours. They can operate before school…

Looking for Childcare?

Think ahead Many parents are lucky enough to find suitable childcare as soon as they need it, but it may take several months of searching to find somewhere that accommodates both your own and your child's needs. Think about what you want and need from…

Moving from statements to Education, Health and Care (EHC) Plans

All children and young people with a statement will have their statement replaced with an Education Health and Care Plan (EHCP) by April 2018.  This will be done through a processs called the "Transfer Review". To find out what is involved in the review, have a look at A Transfer Review…

Newcastle Schools Bursary Scheme for 16-19 year olds

16 to 19 Bursary Funds are designed to support pupils to remain in education. To be eligible you must meet specific eligibility criteria and you will need to agree to standards of attendance and behavior with your school in order to receive the money. In…

Road Safety Week

Road Safety Week – 20-26 November 2017 Nurseries can now register for UK Road Safety Week 2017 (20-26 November) at www.roadsafetyweek.org.uk/educators. Coordinated by charity Brake, the Week is a great opportunity to engage children of all ages with road safety by using free resources (available…

SEND Infographic 2018

Newcastle City Council has produced the following Infographic to summarise Special Educational Needs and Disabilty information in Newcastle. Click on the image below or the link in the Downloads section to download the full document.

SEND Mainstream Guidance

Supporting children and young people who have special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) in mainstream schools and settings Download the SEND Mainstream Guidance by clicking on the picture or from the Downloads section and the training materials to support this guidance can be found in the…

Support for people aged 16-25 finding appropriate accommodation

Living independently Young people who are able to live independently can use Tyne and Wear Homes to apply for social housing including council and housing association homes as well as private rented and low cost home ownership throughout Newcastle, Gateshead, North and South Tyneside.  The…
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