Children, families and learning

Schools, special educational needs, childcare, fostering and adoption, children's health, keeping children safe, Raising the Bar and The Parent Hub.

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Schools

Find a school in Suffolk; school admissions and catchment areas to help you apply for a school place; and information about school meals and term dates.

Raising the Bar

Raising the Bar is Suffolk’s response to tackling levels of educational attainment in the county.

Childcare information and support for parents and providers

Parents looking for childcare and information about free early education for 2, 3 & 4 year olds, or childcare providers looking for support and advice.

Special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) and the Local Offer

Information and support for disabled children, young people and their families; plus details about short breaks and sensory and communication services.

Fostering and adoption

How to get started with fostering or adoption and the support provided by the Suffolk Fostering and Adoption Service.

Children's health and Children's Centres

Information about our Children's Centres and our children's health services that include health visiting, school nursing and other specialist services.

Children in care and care leavers

Support for children in care and care leavers; list of Children Accommodation Services in Suffolk and about the Virtual School for Looked After Children.

Keeping children safe

How to report a child at risk of harm, abuse or neglect; licences for child employment, performance or chaperone; about private foster care and e-safety.

Activities, work experience and advice

About the Duke of Edinburgh Award in Suffolk; youth support and advice for children and young people and finding work experience with Suffolk County Council.

Adult learning and careers advice

Find out about opportunities for adults in Suffolk to improve your skills and confidence, learn something new or find careers advice.

The Parent Hub

A single place for Suffolk parents or carers to find parenting advice and support to help their child's development.

Children’s Trust Joint Commissioning Group

Find out about the Children's Trust Commissioning Group, its Children & Young People's Plan, and how its goals are met.

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