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  • If you're a parent registered for Tax-Free Childcare or free childcare if you're working, sign in to pay into your account, reconfirm your eligibility, update your details.

  • Register your profile, search vacancies and apply for an apprenticeship - you must be 16 or over

  • How to apply for free childcare if you're working.

  • Find out if you're eligible for free childcare for 2 to 4 year olds if you live in England - 2 year olds can get 15 hours per week, 3 to 4 year olds 30 hours.

  • Help with the cost of paying for approved childcare - Tax-Free Childcare, 15 and 30 hours childcare, childcare vouchers, tax credits, Learner Support.

  • Find your child's school term, half term and holiday dates on your local council's website

  • The standards that school and childcare providers must meet for the learning, development and care of children from birth to 5.

  • 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.

  • The home of Department for Education on GOV.UK. The Department for Education is responsible for children’s services and education, including early years, schools, higher and further education policy, apprenticeships and wide…

  • Check school performance tables (‘league tables’), Ofsted reports and financial information.

  • Schools set school uniform policy and must make their uniform policy. You should talk to the school if you think your child is being discriminated against.

  • Check if your child can get free school meals - and find out how to apply on your local authority’s website.

  • How to apply and get a code for free childcare for your child aged 9 months to 4-years old if you’re working.

  • Statutory guidance for schools and colleges on safeguarding children and safer recruitment.

  • Explains how to apply for a free level 3 qualification. These courses could help you improve your wage outcomes and job prospects, and gain skills that employers value.

  • 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 age you can leave school in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland

  • Request a replacement exam certificate or a certified statement of results if you've lost your original - check the list of old exam boards if your board no longer exists

  • Use this service to apply for a postgraduate teacher training course.

  • Guidance on the special educational needs and disability (SEND) system for children and young people aged 0 to 25, from 1 September 2014.