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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 opportunities

We are now taking bookings for our free practice-sharing events, focusing on separation and loss, transitions, managing anger and agression etc. We also offer free workshops for parents/carers and taster sessions for professionals on attachment.


Visit our Learn from Others section to read case studies from providers developing more inclusive practices. Look at our Tips and Templates section for inclusion checklists, tip sheets and templates. Read our latest Learning Exchange Bulletin.

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 (SEND).

Find out about our 2015-16 Childcare in Schools inclusion project and the providers we worked with.

Family Action

To find out more about Family Action, browse our website or visit our Facebook page 

Adoption support: 2016-18

Family Action has been awarded a grant by the DfE to deliver a pilot adoption support service across Lincolnshire and the East Midlands.

Working in partnership with Lincolnshire County Council and the East Midlands Regional Adoption Agency, the East Midlands Adoption Support Service (EMASS) aims to improve outcomes for adopted children and their families. The service will focus on providing attachment training and support for schools, as well as individual support for adoptive families. Find out more about EMASS.

Sign up to our E-Bulletin. Book your free place on our practice-sharing sessions.