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Tuesday, 7 July 2020

Wrap Around Childcare For The Children Of Serving Personnel





Free ‘wraparound’ childcare for armed forces children.

The children of service personnel will be entitled to free breakfast and after-school childcare as part of new measures to better support the armed forces and their loved ones.

Service personnel based in Buckinghamshire will be the first to trial the new offer of free wraparound’ childcare as pilots are rolled out in September to coincide with the beginning of the academic year. Following these initial trials, details of further roll-out are anticipated in 2021.

The manifesto commitment of paying for childcare for service families, covering before and after-school during term time for children aged 4 to 11, will ease the burden for service parents who’re often held at readiness to be deployed on operations at short notice.


For more Information Support & Guidance please see


www.gov.uk/government/news/free-wraparound-childcare-for-the-armed-forces




#DIGITALARMY Do's and Dont's








Like the rest of UK society, we in the Army are ever more connected through smart technology to conduct our everyday lives, keep in touch and create our online presence.

Our social media policy includes advice about maximising the effect of your online communications as well as describing the behaviours expected by the Army when using social media.

Like the Army’s Values & Standards, this policy applies to all members of the Regular and Reserve Army, whether on duty, off duty or on leave, and whenever they use social media.






Wiltshire Libraries Online Children's Events


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Coronavirus Outbreak FAQs - What You Can And Can't Do After 4th July

                                  
                                Please click HERE for Information
                           

REME Museum Reopening




The REME Museum preserves the heritage of the Corps of the Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers. Formed in 1942 to meet the demands of World War Two, REME exists “to keep the punch in the Army’s fist” – Montgomery of El-Alamein. They keep the army moving forward in all conditions.



That proud heritage is revealed in their museum. With seven galleries to explore and many interactives to keep you busy, there is lots to see and do.

For information regarding the REME Museum please click HERE


Forces Families Virtual Open Morning At Cottesmore School


EU Citizens - Families and Immigration issues



                                     Click on this link for information:
                                   https://www.maramaalliance.com/

MyWiltshireApp - Reporting Council Issues


Need to report a flooded road drain, potholes or a broken pavement on under Wiltshire Council's authority? 
 If you register for an account you will receive updates on your reports progress.
These are just some of the issues you can report using My Wiltshire:


Highways and Street Scene issues
Environmental Enforcement
Trading Standards
Car parks
Weather emergencies
Waste
Fraud

Please click HERE for more information

Ofqual Launches Consultation on 2021 Exams and Assessment




Ofqual​ launches consultation on 2021 exams and assessments.


For more Information and Guidance please see: www.gov.uk/government/organisations/ofqual


July Edition of Soldier Magazine


To view July's edition of Soldier magazine please click HERE