Thriving Lives Toolkit

A toolkit is now available to help schools boost their support for service children. Thriving Lives has been created by the Service Children’s Progression (SCiP) Alliance and partners across the UK after gathe...

Setting Standards

Army&You spoke to some early years settings to find out how they support service children… The Nest, Tidworth - 27 service children out of 32 How will the nursery help my child settle in? We’ll send a pa...

Caring for your little ones

Most of us are familiar with that feeling of uncertainty that comes with yet another move. For many of you, an area that’s often overlooked by the process is childcare. AFF’s survey last year showed that 55 pe...

Rich resource

If there's a young person in your family or perhaps you teach service children, then it’s worth taking a look at Little Troopers’ fantastic new secondary school resource hub to help support service children age...

Parenting from afar

For many in the army, it is the decision to opt for continuity at school or further education that puts miles between parents and their children. Whatever your circumstances, parenting from a distance can bring...

Spotlight on service children

The voices of service children in Scotland are highlighted in the first manifesto of an armed forces children’s charity. The Royal Caledonian Education Trust (RCET) manifesto has been launched ahead of the Sco...

School report: Attenborough

Name of school: Attenborough School Location: Sennelager, Germany Number of pupils: 61 – with more coming in 2021 School motto: ‘We care’ How do you help service children settle in? We care about a...

All round education

Alongside AFF, there are many organisations which have the best interests of service children at their core. We often collaborate with them to share your concerns and issues, working to improve the lives of ser...

Building your future

If you’re looking for a new challenge, career change or you’re unemployed, this free course could be just the thing for you... Building Heroes is a charity that specialises in helping service leavers, veterans...

Invest in your future

If you're thinking of starting a college or university course, one of your main concerns is bound to be how you’re going to pay for it. The government website is a good place to start. Search for student finan...