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Helping out - volunteering and community

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Volunteering is when you choose to give your time to help others, either in your local community or elsewhere. It can take lots of different forms – formal or informal, individual or in groups, indoors or outdoors. In this section you can find out how…

Helping schools deliver relationships and sex education

From September 2019 relationships and sex education (RSE) will be mandatory in secondary schools and relationships education will be compulsory in primary schools in England. As part of the updated Keeping children safe in education statutory guidance, the Department for Education has included a chapter…

Higher Education

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You can search and apply for most higher education courses online. You usually have to be 18 or older to take a higher education course. They’re usually taught in: universities colleges specialist institutions like art schools or agricultural colleges. Higher education qualifications include: diplomas bachelor…

Higher Education courses

Full-time courses UCAS - search and apply for full-time courses by course name, provider name or location. National Careers Service - search for full-time and part-time courses. Unistats - compare official course data from universities and colleges, including student satisfaction and jobs after study. Part-time…

Holidays, play and leisure - A guide for families in England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales

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Many disabled children and young people say that leisure and play – after school, in the holidays and at weekends – is the most important missing element in their lives. Parents strive to make opportunities for these but often find many unnecessary barriers, including a…

Home and community

You can find information on housing, homelessness or at risk, housing options for young people on Slough Borough Council website. Victim First Hub can offer support for victims of crime. If you know of a service that offers support in this area which we may have…

Home and housing

Slough Borough Council website provides information on: applying for a council home pay council tax home rent council home repairs homeless or at risk council housing and tenants low cost home ownership, shared ownership, housing associations leaseholders housing benefit private housing blocked drains and sewers…

Home to school transport policy and guidance 2021 - 2022

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The purpose of this document is to set out the council’s policy regarding home to school travel assistance for children and young people attending school and colleges. In the vast majority of cases, children and young people are able to get to and from school…

Housing options for young people - Slough Borough Council

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I think I have to leave home, what should I do? If you have to leave home because your family have asked you to, or you feel you are in danger please call us on 01753 475111. Leaving home is a big deal. Do not…

How do I know if my child has special educational needs and/or disabilities?

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Some special educational needs and disabilities are visible and some are less so.  As parents you know your children best and it is important that you work with professionals and that they work with you to identify and address any concerns you might have about…