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Elective Home Education

Elective Home Education (EHE) is the term used to describe a parent’s decision to educate their child from home, instead of sending them to school. EHE is different to home tuition or education provided by a local authority other than at a school. Rutland County…

Help With Childcare Costs

You can get help paying for childcare if it’s provided by a: registered childminder, playscheme, nursery or club childminder with an Ofsted-registered childminding agency registered school home careworker working for a registered home care agency This is known as ‘approved childcare’. Check what help you…

Process for schools if a child is not contactable for safe and well checks

Each school and education provision is required to have contact with pupils to ensure their safety and well-being, in person, albeit virtually. If no contact has been possible, the school or education provider should have done the following: 1. Done everything in its power to…

Rutland County Council's Priorities for Children and Young People: 2019-2022

Rutland County Council have set out their priorities for chidren and young people for 2019-2022. You can read the strategy online, or download a copy from this page.

Rutland Youth Council Small Grants

This is the Rutland Youth Council Small Grants official online application page. You can apply for a small grant of up to £250 if you are aged 11 to 19, or aged 11 to 25 with a special educational need or disability. The money can…

School Admissions: Fair Access Protocol

The Fair Access Protocol from Rutland County Council explains the rules and regulations schools and colleges must follow to make sure any child or young person without a school place is found and offered a place as quickly as possible.

Starting School booklet - top tips for parents

Visions Children's Centre has produced an information booklet for parents with children who are due to start primary school in September 2020. The booket includes top tips to help support your child with starting school, what to expect with the curriculum, and how best to…

Term Dates for Rutland Schools

School Term Dates For a list of term dates for schools that are funded by Rutland County Council, please see the Council's website. If your child is at an academy or free school, check their website for information about their term dates. Teacher Training Days…

Unregistered Childcare

Unregistered childcare is more informal than registered childcare. Unregistered childcare includes: babysitters family and friends who look after your child sessions where parents attend, such as parent and toddler groups If you use unregistered childcare you will not be able to claim financial help with…
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