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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.

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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

    • Guidance

SCE school admmissions

  1. SCE school admissions pack

    • 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

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

    • Guidance
  3. SCE: school websites

    • Guidance

Pupil and family information

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

  1. Education other than at school

    • Guidance
  2. SCE exclusion from school guidance

    • Guidance
  3. SCE safeguarding information

    • Guidance
  4. Pupil and Family Services

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

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

    • Guidance
  7. SEND resources

    • Guidance

Videos

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

  1. SCE videos

    • Guidance

School governance

  1. SCE school polices

    • Guidance
  2. SCE management information

    • Guidance

Safety, health, environment and fire (SHEF)

  1. SCE safety, health, environment and fire principles

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

    • Guidance
  3. SCE schools: physical education

    • Guidance
  4. SCE SHEF: risk assessment

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

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

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

    • Guidance

Recruitment

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

  1. SCE recruitment information

    • Guidance
  2. SCE recruitment: teaching vacancies

    • 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    • Guidance
  9. Financial accounting and reporting manual (JSP 472)

    • Guidance
  10. SCE government procurement card (GPC)

    • Guidance
  11. SCE: mileage rates

    • Guidance
  12. SCE estates

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

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

    • 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

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

    • Guidance