Education and learning
How school admissions work
Overview of the school admissions process and key times of the year
Education and SEND
Help for children and young people with SEND in education,
Improving your child’s school attendance
Things you should try to improve your child's school attendance, including EBSA
Support at school for low-income families
Extra support available with school, college or university if you're on a low income
Types of schools and education
Overview of the different types of English schools
What are the Key Stages?
Key Stages explained and what ages and school years they're taught
Post-16 education and training
The different options available to you once you finish your GCSEs, A levels, T Levels, and VTQ. Information on apprenticeships, internships, traineeships, sixth-form schools and colleges, and university.
Preparing for adulthood
Help for young people with SEND as they move from teen to adult, including education options from year 9 (age 13 or 14)
Supporting your child's early education
Things you can do in the early years and beyond to help your child’s learning and development.
Financial help at college and university
Funding, bursaries, and discounts for students
Children in employment and entertainment
Children of compulsory school age, working before or after school, at weekends or during school holidays, must have an employment permit issued by the local authority.
Elective Home Education (EHE)
Things to consider before deciding to home educate your child and how to start the process
The Virtual School
If you're aged 16 to 25 and are in care or have been for at least thirteen weeks since the age of 14, the Virtual School can support you.
Educational resources for families at home
Websites, apps and resources to help with home education
Supporting your child's school journey
This guide provides you with helpful tips and advice on how to support your child for each stage of their school journey from reception to year 13.