Education

Positive parent support

THANKS to Covenant Funding, the Parent Support Service, based at The Wavell School in Hampshire, works with families whose children attend a cluster o...

Educating from home

Have you thought about home schooling your children? It can be a positive choice but it can also be a huge adjustment for the whole family. Jilly Carr...

Become the guv’nor

EVER thought about going back to school? Not as a pupil but as a school governor? It might not be something you’ve thought about, but this voluntary r...

We’re listening

AFF decided it was time to understand more from families about the unique challenges service children face and the contributions they make. In our rec...

Helpful Hampshire

Hampshire has a large forces population, with more than 6,000 military pupils on roll in its schools – comfortably the highest number of school-aged c...

MOD schools: The future

FOLLOWING the drawdown from Germany, the MOD’s Directorate of Children & Young People (DCYP) has been undertaking a review of its future MOD schoo...

Meeting needs overseas

Before you take up an overseas posting, you must get educational clearance for your children to ensure they can be supported in your new location. It’...

Ruby’s story

Part of AFF’s work this year is to focus on service youngsters – their voice and views of army family life. Nine-year-old Ruby Callaby has moved schoo...

Members of the board

THERE are so many unique experiences to being an army child; frequent moves, parental separation and educational challenges. AFF is working with the U...