Highland help for service children

Highland Council leads a group that promotes better understanding of what service life is like for children and young people. The Military Liaison Group Education aims to ensure your child’s time at school is t...

Your Mind Matters

The Royal Caledonian Education Trust (RCET), Scotland’s Armed Forces Children’s Charity, has a new service supporting military youngsters across Scotland with their mental health. ‘Your Mind Matters’ – the fir...

Writing from the heart

Army veteran and Never Such Innocence (NSI) Poet in Residence Clive Sanders writes poems on a daily basis and when he posts them on his Facebook page, tens of thousands of people view them. Here, he shares how ...

Book club: Fairy, fairy good!

In this edition’s Army&You and Reading Force Book Club, our forces youngsters share their views on Roxy & Jones: The Great Fairytale Cover-Up, written by Angela Woolfe… Michelle (9) The story is...

Get involved in the Paperchains project

When the history books are written about the events of 2020 and particularly the UK lockdown, there will be voices missing. We know we will hear from the politicians, the sport stars and the celebrities, we may...

You’ve got this

Young entrepreneur Charli has just turned 13 but is already contributing to the family business. Charli’s dad Matthew is in the army and mum Andrea runs her own business, bsclothingandgifts.co.uk “I have one o...

No child left behind

Mike Hamilton OBE spent nine years in the army, serving in Northern Ireland, Iraq and Afghanistan. He’s had a multitude of roles from bomb disposal, physical training instructor, training and mentoring, to deli...

Enchanting Evernight

Paperback price £7.99, published by Andersen Press In this edition’s Army&You and Reading Force Book Club, our forces youngsters share their views on Evernight, written by Ross MacKenzie... ELLA JONES (11...

Scotty’s fund helps bereaved forces children

Children’s military charity, Scotty’s Little Soldiers, has been awarded £60,000 of the government’s emergency COVID-19 fund, administered by the Armed Forces Covenant Fund Trust. Scotty’s Little Soldiers has b...

Complete commitment

Steph Fawdry loves being a teacher, and ten years ago, she became head at RAF Benson Community Primary School which has almost 100 per cent service children. From the moment she got the role, she’s been determi...