Find out how to apply for free school meals, nursery applications, music theory classes and school transfers. Find information about adult learning, families information service and childcare, the youth service and special educational needs.
Up to date details of all Ofsted registered childcare and schools in Doncaster to help you find the best childcare setting or school for you, including contact details, opening hours and services provided.
The Families Information Service is a directory of all the services in Doncaster that can be used when you work with families. It is also available for parents or young people to use themselves, when facing almost any family problem, large or small. From day care and early learning to schools and alternative education; from midwifery and health visiting to mental health, and from advice on parenting to family support and adult learning to employment opportunities.
Working parents could be entitled to 30 hours free childcare, and help with childcare costs through Tax Free Childcare.
The government is introducing new ways to help parents with childcare costs. Whether you have toddlers or teens, you could get support.
This information below is about the introduction in September 2017 of an additional 15 hours of free childcare for eligible working parents of 3 and 4 year olds.
There is a clear link between attendance and attainment. The more time a pupil spends in school the more likely they are to improve their opportunity to fulfil their full potential.
A parent/carer’s guide to good attendance
A child taking part in any performance which includes TV, filming, theatre, sporting activities or modelling - will require a chaperone.
The Attendance and Pupil Welfare Service works with schools, parents and carers, pupils and other agencies to reduce unnecessary absences from school.