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
How to apply for 30 hours free childcare.
Find your child's school term, half term and holiday dates on your local council's website
Check school performance tables (‘league tables’), Ofsted reports and financial information.
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
The age you can leave school in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland
Postgraduate funding - find grants, loans, studentships and scholarships
Search for a job in teaching in England by subject or role, location, salary, full-time and part-time jobs, and by primary education and secondary education.
The early years foundation stage (EYFS) sets standards for the learning, development and care of children from birth to 5
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
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
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
Check if your child can get free school meals - and find out how to apply on your local authority’s website
The law doesn't 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 state primary school place through your local council
The adoption process - eligibility, assessment, adoption agencies, overseas adoptions and the rights of birth parents.
Get a place for your child at a primary or secondary school - applications, deadlines, admission criteria, appeals and complaints
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