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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
Find your child's school term, half term and holiday dates on your local council's website
School closures happen because of an emergency like severe weather - check whether your child's school is closed on your local council website
Check if your child can get free school meals - and find out how to apply on your local authority’s website
Help with the cost of paying for approved childcare - Tax-Free Childcare, 15 and 30 hours childcare, childcare vouchers, tax credits, Learner Support.
Who is eligible for 30 hours free childcare and how you can get it.
Apply for a state primary school place through your local council
How to apply for 30 hours free childcare.
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
Get a place for your child at a primary or secondary school - applications, deadlines, admission criteria, appeals and complaints
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
Check school performance tables (‘league tables’), Ofsted reports and financial information.
How to find a postgraduate teacher training course for primary, secondary and further eduction, including qualifications you'll need.
The law does not say an age when you can leave a child on their own, but it's an offence to leave a child alone if it puts them at risk
Apply for a place in a nursery school for children under 5 through your local council
Check if your council offers free early education and childcare
Educating your child at home ('home schooling'): when to get permission, telling the school, curriculum, SEN.
Postgraduate funding - find grants, loans, studentships and scholarships
The early years foundation stage (EYFS) sets standards for the learning, development and care of children from birth to 5
Who has parental responsibility for looking after children, and how to apply for parental responsibility if you were unmarried to the mother or are not on the birth certificate
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