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Department for Education (DfE)
If you're a parent registered for Tax-Free Childcare or 30 hours childcare, sign in to pay into your account, reconfirm your eligibility, update your details
Who is eligible for 30 hours free childcare and how you can get it.
Help with the cost of paying for approved childcare - Tax-Free Childcare, 15 and 30 hours childcare, childcare vouchers, tax credits, Learner Support
Check what help you might be able to get with childcare schemes like tax credits, Tax-Free Childcare, childcare vouchers and free childcare or education for 2 to 4-year-olds
Apply for a state primary school place through your local council
How to apply for 30 hours free childcare.
Check school performance tables (‘league tables’), Ofsted reports and financial information.
The home of Department for Education on GOV.UK.
Get a place for your child at a primary or secondary school - applications, deadlines, admission criteria, appeals and complaints
Find your child's school term, half term and holiday dates on your local council's website
Check if your council offers free early education and childcare
Get financial help from your local council or your child's school to pay for school uniform and games kit.
Apply for a place in a nursery school for children under 5 through your local council
Check if your child can get free school meals - and find out how to apply on your local authority’s website
How to find a postgraduate teacher training course for primary, secondary and further eduction, including qualifications you'll need.
The national curriculum for England to be taught in all local-authority-maintained schools.
The English national curriculum means children in different schools (at primary and secondary level) study the same subjects to similar standards - it's split into key stages with tests
Who has parental responsibility for looking after children, and how to apply for parental responsibility if you were unmarried to the mother or aren't on the birth certificate
You can be prosecuted if your child has unauthorised absence from school - truancy, help with getting your child to school, and legal action to enforce school attendance
The standards that school and childcare providers must meet for the learning, development and care of children from birth to 5.
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