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Early Years Education and Childcare options

Choosing the right childcare for you and your family can be quite daunting. Below is a range of different childcare options, as well as some help and advice regarding how to prepare your child (and you!) for starting childcare / school as well as support…

Things to do

Getting out and about with your baby or toddler can be great for their development as well as a welcome opportunity to meet other parents and develop some peer support. It is sometimes overwhelming to see the number of different activities on offer and so…

SEND Specific Activities 2022

Following the success of Lockdown Activities, Summer Holiday Provision and October Half Term provision, we are delighted to be able to fund some more FREE activities for children and young people with SEND. See below for more details on some of the activities available across…

Family Support

There are a number of services and support available to you, your partner and your children. Below is a list of services and support that you may find helpful, however should you wish to speak to someone about the support required for your family you…

How to support a foster child with FASD

FASD (Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder) can have a serious, long-term impact on a baby’s growth and development. Around 7,000 (1 per cent) of UK babies have FASD. It’s important that foster carers are aware of the condition and how it may affect a child’s development, learning…

Mental Health First Aiders

Who we are? There are over 100 practitioners in our schools, preschools and nurseries that are qualified Mental Health First Aiders, having completed their training with MHFA England. They will also have access to high-quality on-going CPD to support them in their role. What we…

SEND Specific Activities, HAF Easter 2022

Bedford Borough Council is using some of it's Holiday Activities and Food Grant funding from the Department for Education to provide a wide range of exciting activities for children and young people with Special Educational Needs and / or a Disability. Click on a tile…