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Disability Employment Information

Welcome to the Bedford Borough Disability Employment Page. Here you will find information for both employers looking at employing more people with a disability as well as information for people with a disability looking for paid work. In Bedford Borough we believe passionately that everyone…

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. If you would  like a document in a different format please email Local.Offer@bedford.gov.uk   Documents related to individual services will remain attached to…

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…

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…

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…

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…

HAF Summer 2021 - Active Holiday Playschemes

Bedford Borough Council is working with a range of holiday playscheme providers to purchase free spaces on their playschemes for children eligible for income related Free School Meals. Below is a list of providers who are committed to offering free places to school aged children…