Articles on Family Information Services (178)

  1. Pre-Schools

    Pre-Schools provide sessional hours, generally during term time. To find out more please see below. Next review date June 2024
  2. Reading Families' Forum (RFF)

    Reading Families’ Forum are the local parent carer forum. Our board of trustees and steering group are all volunteers and have children and young people with special educational needs and/or disabilities ourselves. We understand what it is like to care for a child with additional…
  3. Reading Schemes

    What is Bookstart?  Bookstart is a national programme that works through locally based organisations to give a free pack of books to babies and young children with guidance materials for parents and carers. It promotes a life-long love of books and is based on the principle…
  4. Registering At Your Local Children's Centre

    Our children's centre registration and session booking process has now changed and will be managed via our parent portal. Visit our children's centres page for information, guidance and links to the portal Reading Children's Centres Click here to view the Children Centre booklet   Next review date August…
  5. Safeguarding vulnerable adults and children

    Safeguarding means looking out for and trying to protect others in our community who are vulnerable or may be at risk of harm. If you think that someone is at risk, you must raise an alarm. Everyone can make a difference. Abuse can be: Physical…
  6. Schools Graduated Response Document - Cognition & Learning - 5 to 16 Years

    To be read in conjunction with: -          SEND Mainstream Guidance. Supporting children and young people who have special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) in mainstream Early Years providers, schools and Post-16 settings. November 2016 -          Ordinarily Available document -          Banding Document -          https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/statutory-guidance-schools Reviewed by…
  7. Schools Graduated Response Document - Communication & Interaction including Autism - 5 to 16 Years - May 2023

    To be read in conjunction with: -          SEND Mainstream Guidance. Supporting children and young people who have special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) in mainstream Early Years providers, schools and Post-16 settings. November 2016 -          Ordinarily Available document -          Banding Document -          https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/statutory-guidance-schools -          The…
  8. Schools Graduated Response Document - Physical & Sensory - 5 to 16 Years

    To be read in conjunction with:   -          SEND Mainstream Guidance. Supporting children and young people who have special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) in mainstream Early Years providers, schools and Post-16 settings. November 2016 -          Ordinarily Available document -          Banding Document -          https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/statutory-guidance-schools -         …
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