Moving between schools

GOOD news if your child is moving schools in England – a recent collaboration between the Department for Education and the MOD’s Directorate for Children and Young People means that there have been changes to t...

Appealing action

Nia Davies and husband Steve have been married 11 years and have two children, Danny (10) and Milly (8). After a nine-month tour in Afghanistan for Steve, the family were looking forward to some time together a...

Reading Force opens new chapter

READING Force, a tri-Service charity dedicated to getting more military families reading, sharing and talking, has received an increase in funding from Annington. The company has agreed to support the charit...

New support for Scottish Service youngsters

A SCHEME to improve the support and services on offer to young people from Scotland's Forces families has been given the green light thanks to a £40,000 grant from ABF The Soldiers' Charity. The three-year N...

University project celebrates success

YOUNGSTERS took centre stage during a prize-giving ceremony for a project designed to increase support for children from military families. The Festival of Friends, organised by the University of Winchester ...

Sign up for SSAFA’s family break

SSAFA is offering a family break exclusively to military families who have children additional needs and disabilities. The weekend away will be held at the Calvert Trust Exmoor on 23 March 2018, with 30 plac...

Drawing and talking together

MORE people will be trained to provide innovative therapy to Service children thanks to a partnership between a mental health specialist and a military charity. The collaboration between Drawing and Talking ...

A&Y Book Club: The Tickle Test

In this Army&You and Reading Force Book Club, three Service youngsters have been reading The Tickle Test, written by Kathryn White with illustrations from Adrian Reynolds. Isla & Logan Thompson (4/...

Young ones

Nurturing under-fives is an important part of our Service communities. We look at a couple of local initiatives bringing younger children together… “CHAPLAINCY values every member of the community,” said S...