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Holiday Activities and Food Programme - Easter 2022

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 income related Free School Meals (FSM). All activities are FREE of charge with lunches provided for all eligible children. Below is…

Help with Childcare Costs

Financial help is available from a variety of sources to assist you and your family with childcare costs. Many families are entitled to financial help but are not aware how to claim it or that they are eligible. Below we have listed some of the help…

Starting school

Starting school is the beginning of a new adventure, but many parents feel anxious about making the right choice for their child. Below is a list of resources and guidance to help you feel supported through the decision of which Primary School to choose for…

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…

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…

Triple P Autumn Term Dates September to December 2022

The current climate has raised new parenting challenges for everyone. Children and teenagers have experienced disruptions to their daily life and increased worries about their safety and that of their family and friends. Children can react in unexpected ways because they cannot express how they…