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The Children’s Education Advisory Service (CEAS) for service families

The Children’s Education Advisory Service (CEAS) within the Ministry of Defence provides advice and guidance to Service parents, educational establishments and local authorities on educational issues relating to Service children, including issues relating to SEN.  Any Service family, anywhere in England, can access CEAS support. …

Choosing a baby car seat

You'll need to buy a baby car seat before your baby is born. It's important to buy one that fits your car and is suitable for a newborn. If you have your baby in hospital or a birth centre, you will need the car seat to…

Choosing a School or College (SEND)

  Choosing a school or post 16 placement if your child has a Statement or Education Health Care Plan.  

Citizens Advice Hampshire

Citizens Advice Hampshire is a consortium of independent Local Citizens Advice Charities We are a charity working together to improve advice services for the people of Hampshire. Details of Local Offices can be found on the above link, or through their individual records on this directory.…

Colds, coughs and ear infections in children

Children's colds It's normal for a child to have eight or more colds a year. This is because there are hundreds of different cold viruses and young children have no immunity to any of them as they've never had them before. Gradually they build up immunity…

College open days

What is an Open Day? An Open Day is a time when schools and colleges open for visits by students, and possibly their parents, who are researching colleges or universities and deciding where to apply. As part of an Open Day, visitors will receive a guided tour…

Coming out

Coming out is when someone who is gay, lesbian or bisexual tells the people around them about their sexuality. This can be difficult and people may worry that others will treat them differently once they know. Even though it can be scary, most people feel that…

Common digestive problems - and how to treat them

Digestive complaints such as constipation, diarrhoea, heartburn and bloating are very common and usually treatable with lifestyle measures and over-the-counter remedies. Around 40% of people have at least one digestive symptom at any one time, according to Dr Anton Emmanuel, consultant gastroenterologist at University College Hospital…

Common energy stealers

Not sure what's causing your fatigue? Here are some common energy zappers that may be to blame - and tips on how to overcome them. Being a couch potato Sitting in one position for long periods of time can sap your energy, even if you're watching…

Common exercise mistakes

Get the most out of your workouts and avoid injury with these tips to correct common exercise mistakes. From lifting too much weight to poor technique, an exercise performed incorrectly can mean you're not getting the benefits you're looking for, and can even cause pain…
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