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 University of Winchester and the Army Welfare Service to lear...

Kids who care

AFF Health & Additional Needs Specialist Karen Ross has been looking at what it means to be a young carer in the armed forces community… MORE than 800,000 children and young people across the UK, some ...

Our youngsters’ voices

Growing up in an army family throws up some unique challenges – separation from parents, moving schools and changing friendships to name a few. So, what impact do these factors have on service children’s educat...

Gathering evidence

ARMY&YOU caught up with Phil Dent (pictured above), head of community engagement, social justice and impact at the University of Winchester, to find out more about its role in the Service Children's Progres...

Your children’s voice

THIS year AFF has an exciting and important focus on Service children, writes Jilly Carrell, Education & Childcare Specialist (pictured above). We will be teaming up with the University of Winchester’s Se...

In focus: Children’s mental health

THE Centre for Mental Health states that every year, approximately one-in-ten children and young people experience a mental health problem. With the number of Service children estimated at around 73,000, the ch...

Seminar to put spotlight on Service kids

A SEMINAR focusing on the needs of Forces children and how they are supported at school is being hosted by Kingston University and Reading Force. The event will see the University’s teacher training students...

Youngsters bring the swing at restored chapel

MORE than 100 young musicians from across Hampshire are joining forces tomorrow (10 November) to commemorate the centenary of the Armistice and the reopening of an historic military landmark. The concert, on...