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Beat school exam stress

Tests and exams, including GCSEs, can be a challenging part of school life for both children and parents. But there are ways to ease the stress. 1. Watch out for exam stress Look out for signs of exam stress. Stressed children may be irritable, not sleep…

Children with medical needs in school

As more children with complex medical conditions are surviving and living well into adulthood, new challenges and opportunities arise for children to be included in mainstream schools, as well as in specialist settings. From September 2014 a new duty comes into force for governing bodies…

A Guide to Starting School

Starting Fulltime Education All children must start full-time education from the term after their fifth birthday, although children in Sheffield are offered a school place earlier than this.  Families have the choice of when their child can start school.  All four year olds can start…

Information for young people

For specific information for young people including Activities and things to do Careers advice and jobs How to get support   Please visit www.sheffieldfutures.org.uk

Local Offer Statement on 0-18 childcare and SEN/Disabled children

The Local Authority has a duty to ensure there are sufficient childcare places to meet the individual needs for all children and young adults with special educational needs and/or disabilities (SEND) between the ages of 0-18 yrs.  Sheffield City Council actively promotes equality and inclusion…

School’s Core Budget: Funding to Support Children and Young People including those with Additional Educational Needs and Special Educational Needs

Introduction The total amount of money available for schools in Sheffield is known as the DSG (Dedicated Schools Grant) and depends on the level of funding determined by central government. The government is intending to introduce a new national funding formula next April, to be…

Special Needs Inclusion Playcare Service (SNIPS)

At SNIPS we work to support children with disabilities to access clubs and activities of their choice.  We work with a variety of different clubs in Sheffield – From football clubs and rock climbing clubs to Drama, Art and multi- activity clubs and help to…

Student stress: self-help tips

Starting university can be a stressful experience. How you cope with the stress is the key to whether or not it develops into a health problem. Stress is a natural feeling, designed to help you cope in challenging situations. In small amounts it's good, because it pushes you to work hard and…

Supported Internships and Traineeships

This page provides information around helping young people on supported internships or traineeships and how they can benefit from access to work for the work placement element of their programme. In support of this, you will find the following useful links on the right hand side…
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