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Friday, 30 November 2018

NEW swimming lessons at Wattisham swimming pool


Army and You magazine

The latest edition of A&Y is out now – available at your local HIVE or at the following link: https://issuu.com/armyandyoumag/docs/army_you_winter_2018?e=9218182/65625125


Armed Forces Covenant Annual Report 2018

The Armed Forces Covenant Annual Report 2018  was published on 21 Nov.
The report and summary document can be found here: 
​The report this year focuses on the tangible progress made in delivering the Covenant. In particular, it acknowledges the Nation's improved understanding of the needs of the Armed Forces community as well as recognising the values and skills the Armed Forces community can offer to society in return.

Service Pupil Premium

Service parents with children in State maintained schools, Free schools and Academies in England are encouraged to ensure that the Head Teacher of their child(ren)’s school is made aware of their Service status ahead of the Spring school census deadline of 17 January 2019. 
Please see poster for further details.


Thursday, 29 November 2018

Friday, 16 November 2018

Forces for Warmth


Study into Armed Forces families’ experience of leaving military life

£30 vouchers for those who take part!


Care Leaver Survey and the Care Leaver Covenant

The MOD has recently signed the Care Leavers Covenant

DCYP are conducting a survey and are asking care leavers to share their views on how to improve the support offered to Service personnel who have spent time in local authority care. An announcement was made recently on DefNet asking for feedback by completing an anonymous 3 question survey or by speaking to someone in person by contacting the Directorate of Children and Young People at DCYP-CareLeavers@mod.gov.uk

If you are a care leaver in the Armed Forces, DCYP want to hear from you.​

Tuesday, 13 November 2018

Monday, 12 November 2018

Recommended Reads for children by Little Troopers

What books are good for military children? by 'Little Troopers'






Thursday, 8 November 2018

The Ripple Pond



Adoption and fostering

There are many Service personnel and families who are both willing and well suited to the adoption and fostering of children, and at the same time there is a great demand for loving, secure homes for Looked After Children.  The MOD have published a new DIN that sets out the policy provisions to support Service personnel who would like to adopt or foster in accordance with the relevant guidance and legislation, particularly the Children and Families Act 2014.
If you are interested please contact your HIVE for a copy of the DIN, or speak to your unit welfare staff for further detail.

Friday, 2 November 2018

All Saints Church Sunday Worship Service - Wattisham

EVERYONE IS WELCOME TO THE WORSHIP SERVICE

Sunday 4th November at 4 pm
All Saints Station Church
Wattisham Flying Station