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  1. 3-11 years: Self esteem and confidence building

    Self-esteem and confidence are important.  When children feel good about themselves, they tend to be happier, try harder and do better in school.  They also have more friends, cope with any setbacks and fewer problems as teenagers. Children thrive when they feel successful and important…
  2. 3-11 years: Understanding children's fears

    It is common for young and growing children to become frightened of people, events or possible disasters during childhood.  Usually, these worries don't last for long because children understand things better as they get older. Sometimes a fear becomes so strong that it stops a…
  3. Carer's Credit

    Carer’s Credit You could get Carer’s Credit if you’re caring for someone for at least 20 hours a week. Carer’s Credit is a National Insurance credit that helps with gaps in your National Insurance record. Your State Pension is based on your National Insurance record.…
  4. EHCP Exemplar 2017

    Education, Health and Care plans 2017  The purpose of this document is to support the development of skills in writing good quality Education Health and Care Plans. Please open the attached document to see examples of good practice
  5. Education Benefits

    Free school meals and free childcare are available to help Manchester residents with school costs. Click on the link to the webpages for further information
  6. Guidance on statutory visits to children with special educational needs and disabilities or health conditions in long-term residential settings

    Please view the Statutory Guidance on visiting children with special educational needs and disabilities or health conditions in long term residential care .(November 2017) The guidance is aimed primarily at local authorities, health bodies and health or educational establishments. Based on The Visits to…
  7. Effective SEN Support For Schools: Resources from the NASEN SEND GATEWAY

    Please view the two links below, with guidance and examples of good practice around supporting young people with SEND in schools.
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