Family Action’s network for schools, childcare providers, parents and carers in England. Share knowledge, discuss issues, be inspired.

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Wraparound childcare in schools
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Free training and resources
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The benefits of inclusive childcare
Tips and templates
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Adoption support service

Wraparound childcare: 2013-15

Browse our Dismantle the Barriers guide and case studies, which support schools to develop wraparound childcare (particularly for 8-14 year olds).

The Family and Childcare Trust has evaluated Family Action's Childcare in Schools project (2013-2015). Find the report here.

Download some business planning templates used during the project.

Training and events

Browse Family Action's volunteering opportunities or book a workshop:

  • Mental Health First Aid Youth: 18-19 March 2018
  • Intermediary Services for Descendants and Other Relatives with a Prescribed Relationship to an Adopted Adult: 27 March 2018
  • Providing Birth Record Counselling and Access to Adoption Records for People Adopted Before 30 December 2005: 18 April 2018

Inclusion: 2015-16

Family Action was funded by the Department for Education in 2015-16 to support early years settings to develop inclusive school-based childcare provision for 0-5s with special educational needs and disabilities.

Adoption support: 2016-18

Working in partnership with Lincolnshire County Council and the East Midlands Regional Adoption Agency, our DfE-funded East Midlands Adoption Support Service (EMASS) aims to improve outcomes for adopted children and their families. 

Find out about Family Action: visit our website and Facebook page.