Details of other organisations that provide advice and information

If you are looking for advice and information on any of the topics listed below these organisations may be able to help you

AUTISM

National Autistic Society   www.autism.org.uk

 

BOARDING SCHOOLS

State Boarding Schools Association   www.stateboarding.org.uk

Information on schools, eligibility and applications

 

BULLYING

Bullying UK   www.bullying.co.uk

Kidscape   www.kidscape.co.uk

Bullying advice and resources

 

CAREERS ADVICE

National Careers Service    https://nationalcareersservice.direct.gov.uk

Information and advice on learning, training and work opportunities

 

CARERS & YOUNG CARERS

Carers UK    www.carersuk.org

Information and advice for carers/young carers

 

CHILDCARE

Family and Childcare Trust   www.familyandchildcaretrust.org

Information for parents on childcare

 

DISCRIMINATION

Equality Advisory & Support Service    www.equalityadvisoryservice.com

Advises on issues relating to equality and human rights England, Scotland and Wales

 

DOWN’S SYNDROME

Downs Syndrome Association    www.downs-syndrome.org.uk

 

DRUGS ADVICE

Frank    www.talktofrank.com

National drug education and advice service

 

DYSLEXIA

British Dyslexia Association    www.bdadyslexia.org.uk

 

EXAMS & ASSESSMENT

Eleven Plus Advice   www.elevenplusexams.co.uk/advice

Online information and parent forum 

JCQ Joint Council for Qualifications   www.jcq.org.uk/contact/

Regulation of exams and information on access arrangements

 

EXCLUSIONS

Coram Child Law Advice   http://childlawadvice.org.uk/information-pages/school-exclusion

Online and limited phone advice on exclusion from school

Communities Empowerment Network (CEN)    http://cenlive.org

Exclusion advice and free representation

School Exclusions Project    https://schoolexclusionproject.com

Free advocacy for children permanently excluded from school from Matrix Chambers/City University  

 

GIFTED & ABLE CHILDREN

Potential Plus UK    www.potentialplusuk.org

Advice on social, emotional, learning needs of children with high learning potential

 

GOVERNORS

National Governors Association    www.nga.org.uk

Information on governors and governing bodies in maintained schools and academies

 

HEARING IMPAIRMENT

Action on Hearing Loss    www.actiononhearingloss.org.uk

National Deaf Children’s Society    www.ndcs.org.uk

 

HOME EDUCATION

Education Otherwise    www.educationotherwise.net

Information and advice for home educating families

Home Education Advisory Service    www.heas.org.uk

 

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