Skip to main content

Advice & Information Search Results

Advice & Information

Directory results

Becoming a Personal Assistant (PA)

Personal Assistants (PA’s) are employed to assist children/young peopel  who need support with health or social care and provide extra support to the parent/guardian.  Every child is different and so are their needs, PA support can vary from working with a child with Autism to…

Holiday Activities and Food Programme

Bedford Borough Council has received funding from the Department for Education to provide an exciting range of opportunities for children and young people in receipt of Free School Meals and for those with identified Special Educational Needs and / or Disabilities (SEND) over the Easter…

Training for parents/carers

Following feedback that parents/carers wanted to have one place which listed all the training available to them, we are pleased to launch our new monthly training page on the Local Offer. This page will be regularly updated as we become aware of more training available so…

Timetable of online activities

Bedford Borough has teamed up with Project 229 to coordinate an exciting timetable of online activities to keep you and your child occupied this lockdown. We have secured sessions on a range of group activities for both the children and young people and for parents…

Early Years SEND Funding Available

Most early years settings can support children with special educational needs and/or disabilities (SEND) by following the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS), and most children’s needs are met without additional funding. Bedford Borough has coproduced with a range of key stakeholders 'Guidance on meeting Special Educational…

Easter Holiday ideas

Our Easter holiday activities guide provides ideas  that you and the kids can do at home, free activities you can do outside and various play schemes and paid for activities available across Bedford Borough and surrounding areas. 

Latest Coronavirus update

General Coronavirus advice and updates  Due to the current situation and the changes that are happening daily, we cannot be held responsible for the external information on this page that changes without our notice. For information and updates on keeping safe, and current Council and…

Employability Skills

    As well as skills specific to the job you’re going for, employers are also looking for general job skills. These are sometimes called ‘employability skills’ or ‘soft skills’. These types of skills will make you stand out. Even if you don’t think you…