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Wraparound childcare: Everything you need to know about before and after school childcare

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We’re supporting working families through the UK government’s biggest ever investment in childcare, to make it more affordable, available and flexible. As part of this announcement, we’re expanding wraparound care for primary school children across England by increasing the number …

Thousands of parents of 9-month-olds can now apply for 15 hours free childcare - here's how

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We’re making the biggest investment by a UK government into childcare in history, doubling the amount we expect to spend over the next few years from around £4 billion to around £8 billion each year. We've already started to rollout the expansion. Hundreds …

How we’re improving support for children and young people with special education needs

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All pupils should have access to the resources and support needed to fulfil their potential. Last year, we unveiled an ambitious plan, which set out our aims to change the special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) and alternative provision system …

What to do if you think your child has measles and when to keep them off school

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Cases of measles are rising across England, including among children. It’s an infection that spreads very easily and for some people can cause serious problems. There’s no specific medical treatment for measles, so it’s important to get vaccinated as it’s …

What we're doing to recruit more early years workers including trialling a £1k sign-on bonus

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We’re taking important steps to deliver the expanded  30 hours free childcare scheme for working parents from when their child turns nine-months-old until they start school, saving them £6,500 a year.  Over 100,000 parents of two-year-olds have already registered their children …