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Behaviour, Learning and Inclusion Support

Bedford Borough Council and it's partners launched their Behaviour, Learning and Inclusions Support Strategy (BLISS) in November 2019. This is a multi-agency approach to promote inclusion and helping vulnerable children to stay in school. Produced in partnership with schools, colleges, nurseries, police and health services, this…

The Children in Care Council

CiCC is a group of children and young people who are in care or who have left care and aims to help you have your say about the issues that are important to you. The CiCC meet every month, with support from the Engagement and…

Children's Centres

Whether you are a mum, dad, grandparent, family member or carer, your local children's centre provides a range of services from pregnancy to five years in a fun, family friendly and safe environment. Activities vary from fun play sessions to family support and include: Access to…

Council Tax

As a young person who is supported by the Leaving and After Care Team, you do not need to pay Council Tax until you reach the age of 25 or are earning over £50000 when you move into your own home.

Document Library

Please find our Documents Library which we hope will support parents/carers, SENDco and any others working in SEND to find the information they need quickly.  Documents related to individual services will remain attached to their service entry in the directory section of the site and should be…

Dyslexia and Literacy Difficulties Guidance

This Dyslexia Guidance was co-produced with parents and carers of children with dyslexia, young people with dyslexia and professionals working in the field of dyslexia. The original document was created by Cambridge Local Authority and has been adapted to mete the needs of the Bedford…

Family Support

Every family needs support from time to time. Here you will find a range of support services that you can access to support you as parents or the whole family. Use the below categories to filter through the range of services available to you locally.…

Funded childcare places for 2 years olds

Funded 2 year olds Early education and childcare for 2 year olds Your 2 year old may be able to get early education and childcare if you live in England and get one of the following benefits: Income Support income-based Jobseeker’s Allowance (JSA) income-related Employment and Support…

Halloween half term activities round up

The local offer half term guide offers a range of free and paid activities that you and the kids can enjoy available across Bedford Borough and surrounding areas.  We have also included a special Halloween section.    Due to COVID please check if booking is required.…