Reminder for England-based Forces parents

IF your child attends a state school, academy or free school in England and has been registered with the school as a Service pupil, the school will be granted a Service Pupil Premium (SPP) of £300. Schools w...

Have your say in education survey

ARMED forces families are being urged to help inform their children’s education, following the launch of a new survey by the Welsh Local Government Association (WLGA). Launched as an online questionnaire for...

Outstanding achievements in MOD schools

A BIG "well done" to 11-year-olds attending MOD schools within Service Children’s Education (SCE) who have achieved outstanding results in reading, writing and mathematics at Key Stage 2 with many schools outpe...

Could your child be an HMS Hero?

AFFILIATED with the Royal British Legion, HMS (Her Majesty’s Schools) Heroes is a unique international pupil-voice group supporting Service children and young people. Originating in Plymouth and now featurin...

A flexible way to build your business skills

ARMY families often face barriers to accessing further education and training due to the pressures of Army life. Perhaps you’ve thought about training for a new qualification but can’t commit to the rigid re...

Premium performance

FAMILIES and schools alike often contact AFF to ask us about the Service Premium – the extra funding given to any state school in England with military children. To raise awareness of the scheme and celebrate ...

New academy launches in British Forces Cyprus

COMMANDER British Forces Cyprus, Major General Richard Cripwell CBE, hosted the launch of the Joint Educational and Training Services (JETS) Academy earlier this summer. The JETS Academy is a British Forces ...

Shackleton School alumni wanted for book project

Former pupils and staff of Shackleton School, in Bad Fallingbostel, Germany, are being invited to contribute to a book commemorating the educational establishment's imminent closure. The school will shut for...