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Service Children's Education

SCE provides schools and educational support for children of the UK armed forces, Ministry of Defence personnel and MOD sponsored organisations stationed overseas.

SCE is part of the MOD Directorate Children and Young People together with the Children’s Education Advisory Service

SCE schools

SCE has schools Germany Cyprus, Belgium, Brunei, Canada, Falkland Islands, Italy and the Netherlands. See list of SCE school websites. There are also schools providing a music service.

Staffordshire County Council have published guidance for families relocating to Stafford during the Summer of 2015 under the Borona Project.

Latest news alerts and information

For all HQ Business Support (BS) matters

Please contact DCYP-DCYP-Mailbox@mod.uk

Training

Training resources can be accessed via the Civil Service Learning.

You will need to create a user account before you can access the resources and this will take approximately 5 minutes. Please use your @sceschools.com email address.

SCE vacancies

The recruitment section on this page provides information about applying for job within SCE and current vacancies.

Acceptable use policy (JSP 740)

School calendar

For ROW school holidays please check directly on each school’s website: SHAPE, AFNORTH, BFS, Naples, Hornbill and Mount Pleasant.

  1. SCE school calendars

    • 13 November 2014
    • Guidance

Moving schools

Relocating to Stafford as part of the Borona Project? Visit the Staffordshire County Council website for guidance on admissions to schools.

  1. Moving schools pack: service family guide

    • 22 August 2014
    • Guidance
  2. Mobility cycle: guidance for children of service personnel moving schools

    • 4 August 2014
    • Guidance
  3. SCE: school websites

    • 17 December 2014
    • Guidance

Pupil and family information

The Department for Education SEN code of practice can be found here

  1. Education other than at school

    • 4 August 2014
    • Guidance
  2. SCE exclusion from school guidance

    • 4 August 2014
    • Guidance
  3. SCE safeguarding information

    • 6 October 2014
    • Guidance
  4. Pupil and Family Services

    • 4 August 2014
    • Guidance
  5. Tri-service disability and additional needs policy (JSP 820)

    • 6 August 2014
    • Guidance
  6. Special educational needs (SEN): guide for service families

    • 6 August 2014
    • Guidance
  7. SEND resources

    • 14 August 2014
    • Guidance

Videos

Videos on the topics of bereavement, deployment, on the move, challenging behaviour and safeguarding children.

  1. SCE videos

    • 18 September 2014
    • Guidance

School governance

  1. SCE school polices

    • 26 March 2014
    • Guidance
  2. SCE management information

    • 4 August 2014
    • Guidance

Safety, health, environment and fire (SHEF)

  1. SCE safety, health, environment and fire principles

    • 4 August 2014
    • Guidance
  2. SCE Safety, health, environment and fire action plans

    • 15 August 2014
    • Guidance
  3. SCE schools: physical education

    • 4 August 2014
    • Guidance
  4. SCE SHEF: risk assessment

    • 24 September 2014
    • Guidance
  5. SCE safety, health, environment, and fire manual (Part 1)

    • 4 August 2014
    • Guidance
  6. SCE safety, health, environment, and fire manual (part 2)

    • 4 August 2014
    • Guidance
  7. SCE safety, health, environment, and fire manual (part 3)

    • 24 September 2014
    • Guidance

Recruitment

Find full details of our current vacancies on the Civil Service Jobs website

  1. SCE recruitment information

    • 15 September 2014
    • Guidance
  2. SCE recruitment: teaching vacancies

    • 9 June 2015
    • Guidance

Employee information

Civilian Salary Sacrifice Childcare Voucher Scheme is available for civilian employees who pay tax and national insurance contributions, visit the Civilian Childcare Scheme on the MOD Childcare website for more information.

  1. SCE claim forms

    • 4 August 2014
    • Form
  2. SCE staff professional development: provision and commissioning guidelines for schools and HQ staff

    • 4 August 2014
    • Guidance
  3. The education of service children and young people (JSP 342)

    • 27 March 2015
    • Guidance
  4. Delivering early years foundation stage in overseas settings (JSP 819)

    • 6 August 2014
    • Guidance
  5. MOD simplified purchasing and payment process manual (JSP 895)

    • 6 August 2014
    • Guidance
  6. Civilian cost of living additions (COLA) rates

    • 4 August 2014
    • Guidance
  7. Forces fixed rate (FFR) and general accounting rate (GAR)

    • 6 August 2014
    • Guidance
  8. Defence financial management and charging policy manual (JSP 462)

    • 19 June 2015
    • Guidance
  9. JSP 472: financial accounting and reporting manual

    • 1 January 2012
    • Guidance
  10. SCE government procurement card (GPC)

    • 4 August 2014
    • Guidance
  11. SCE: mileage rates

    • 4 August 2014
    • Guidance
  12. SCE estates

    • 4 August 2014
    • Guidance
  13. SCE information and communications technology (ICT)

    • 20 April 2015
    • Guidance
  14. SCE special educational needs (SEN) and disability resources and guidance for schools

    • 4 August 2014
    • Guidance

Drawdown from Germany

See the Staffordshire County Council guidance for families relocating to Stafford during the Summer of 2015 under the Borona Project.

  1. SCE and the drawdown from Germany

    • 9 October 2014
    • Guidance
  2. SCE staff surpluses following the drawdown from Germany

    • 4 August 2014
    • Guidance