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Funded 30 hours childcare eligibility requirements

To access a funded 30 hour place the family must have a valid code and the child must be of eligible age. Suffolk County Council can only fund places where the eligibility codes meet the requirements set by the Department for Education (DfE), and where…

Funded childcare for working parents of 3 and 4-year-olds

All 3 and 4 year old children can have 15 hours funded early education a week over 38 weeks of the year. That’s 570 hours every year until they start school. Some childcare providers offer fewer hours each week that can be taken over more…

Funding for SEN

Funding for SEN is provided for schools and academies as part of their overall budget and agreed by the ‘Schools Forum’.  Funding for learners aged 16-19 at further education colleges and training providers is provided by the Education Funding Agency (EFA).  This can be extended up to…

Funding secured for new SEND school in Suffolk

We've secured a bid to the Department for Education for a new free school for children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities. Suffolk County Council has been successful in its bid to the Department for Education for a new free school to…

Green light from Suffolk County Council’s Cabinet to develop more specialist education placements in Suffolk to meet growing demand

Suffolk County Council’s Cabinet has agreed recommendations to move forward with creating more specialist education places in Suffolk. Between 300 to 400 places are needed for children with additional needs in Suffolk between now and 2020 and this figure is likely to continue to increase.…

Have your say on proposed future speech, language and communication services

Parents, carers and those who work with children and young people in Suffolk with specialist speech, language and communication (SLC) needs have been invited to have their say on a proposed new model for delivering services. The integrated model was co-produced by education, health and…

Health

There are a range of health services available for children and young people aged 0-25 based on an individual’s health need. In order to access any health service in Suffolk you, or your child/young person will need to be registered with a Suffolk GP. Children…

Health Check Campaign 14 - 25 years

#MyLifeMyHealthSuffolk Did you know that if you are aged 14 and over and have a learning disability, you can ask your doctor for an Annual Health Check? Parents and carers of young people aged from 14 to 25 with learning disabilities are being encouraged to…

Health Services in Great Yarmouth and Waveney

Health provision in Suffolk is commissioned (purchased) differently based on your locality and often, by different organisations. Services are listed within the drop-down boxes below and the individual records provide (where applicable) information on access, referral and eligibility. If you’re unable to find the service…

Health Services in Ipswich, East and West Suffolk

Health provision in Suffolk is commissioned (purchased) differently based on your locality and often, by different organisations. Services are listed within the drop-down boxes below and the individual records provide (where applicable) information on access, referral and eligibility. If you’re unable to find the service…
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