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  1. How Funding is Allocated to Local Colleges

    Further Education Colleges receive an annual budget from the Skills Funding Agency (SFA) or Education Funding Agency (EFA) which funds the majority of the mainstream courses offered to young people and where needed, funding to pay for additional support for young people with Special Educational…
  2. How to apply for a job

      Normally when you apply for a job you will need to complete an application form and/or send a Curriculum Vitae (CV) and a Covering letter (sometimes called a Cover letter). Filling in an application form Many employers prefer application forms to CVs. Forms are easier to…
  3. How to find an NHS gender identity clinic

    Trans and non-binary people's general health needs are the same as anyone else's. But trans people may have specific health needs in relation to gender dysphoria or gender reassignment, or confirmation. Your particular needs may be best addressed by transgender health services offered by NHS gender identity clinics…
  4. How to volunteer

    Volunteering is a rewarding way to use your spare time. There are many people, charities and organisations who could benefit from your support. First of all, decide what kind of volunteering would suit you. Think about the sort of organisation you'd like to volunteer for, the activities you'd like…
  5. Inclusive Early Years Provision

    What does fully inclusive practice mean and how will you know if the service you have chosen for your child is inclusive? The SEND Code of Practice demands that '‘All children are entitled to an education that enables them to; achieve the best possible educational…
  6. Information about sleep

    We all need good quality sleep in order to learn new information, pay attention to the world around us, and store memories effectively. Sleep influences our mood, how hungry or full we feel, as well as fundamental biological processes such as cell development. Given the…
  7. Introduction to exercise

      What is physical activity and sport? Physical activity means sport, exercise and fitness. For example, walking, running, cycling and swimming. Sport is a type of physical activity. Why is being active important? Physical activity and sport is good for your health and fitness. It…
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