Articles on Family Information Services (178)

  1. Early Years Inclusion Funding

    Early Education and Childcare Statutory Guidance for Local Authorities places a requirement on all local authorities to establish an Early Years Inclusion Fund to support 3 and 4-year olds, however in Reading this has been extended to include 2-year-old children. The EYIF is for 2,…
  2. Early Years Pupil Premium (EYPP)

    The Early Years Pupil Premium (EYPP) is additional funding for early years settings to improve the education they provide for disadvantaged three and four year olds.   Next review date May 2024  
  3. Early Years Team Supporting SEND

    The Early Years SEND Service provides advice and guidance to professionals in the Under Fives Sector. This will include practitioners who are working in Early Years Settings as well as those working in children centres. The team work closely with the Early Years who ensure…
  4. Education Health & Care Plans (EHCP)

    Education Health & Care Plans (EHCP) Schools in England must provide support to children with special educational needs and/or disabilities (SEND) as part of their standard offer to children. This is called SEND support. Where a child/young person requires additional support that goes beyond what…
  5. Emergency Plan and Reading Carers Card

    You may be eligible for a carers card and emergency plan The Carers Card and Emergency Plan help make others aware that somebody is dependent on you. Having a carers card and emergency plan can be useful if you need support or assistance when you’re…
  6. Expanded Childcare Support from April 2024

    Childcare support is expanding from April 2024. Find out more below. Apply now to get 15 hours childcare for your 2-year-old to start in April Applications for 15 hours childcare are now open for eligible working parents in England with a child who turns two…
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Family Information Service

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Adult & Carers Support

CSAAdvice.Signposting@reading.gov.uk 0118 937 3747 0118 937 3747
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