Defence and armed forces – collection

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.

For ROW school holidays please check directly on each school’s website:

For all HQ Business Support (BS) matters

Please contact

SCE school admissions

  1. SCE school admissions pack

    • Guidance

SCE prospectus

  1. King’s Vocational Hub prospectus

    • 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. Pupil and Family Services

    • Guidance
  4. MOD assessment of supportability overseas (MASO)

    • Guidance


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