Curriculum for Excellence , Education Scotland website.
Early Learning and Childcare Statutory Guidance , Scottish Government, 2014 (to be revised 2015)
Building the Ambition , national practice guidance on Early Learning and Childcare, Scottish Government, 2014
Better Health, Better Care: Hospital services for young people in Scotland , Scottish Government, 2009.
Partnership working between Allied Health Professionals and Education , Scottish Government, 2010.
Action for Sick Children Scotland
Action for Sick Children Scotland is dedicated to informing, promoting and campaigning on behalf of the needs of all sick children and young people within the healthcare system.
Edinburgh EH6 7 AB
0131 553 6553
Additional Support Needs Tribunals for Scotland
The Additional Support Needs Tribunals for Scotland consider appeals (references) made by parents and young people against decisions of Education Authorities regarding the provision of educational support; references involving children and young people who either have, or are potentially entitled to have, a co-ordinated support plan.ASNTS
450 Argyle Street
G2 8 LH
0845 120 2906
Children's Hospice Association Scotland ( CHAS)
The Children's Hospice Association Scotland welcome the
opportunity to discuss educational provision for children and young
people with life threatening and life shortening conditions.
be contacted through their Head Office at Canal Court, 42
Craiglockhart Avenue, Edinburgh,
LT (Telephone - 0131
Children Missing from Education Scotland
The Children Missing from Education (Scotland) (
CME(S)) Service is
available to provide guidance on all aspects of children missing
from education, and to facilitate agreements between local
authorities, national agencies and partners to allow the effective
exchange of information to locate a missing child.
Clic Sargent provides advice and support to children and young
people affected by cancer, their families and the professionals who
work with them. For more information visit their website at
Cruse Bereavement Care Scotland can provide personal support and information to those experiencing bereavement. Cruse Scotland has a national helpline:
0845 600 2227 which should be contacted in the first instance.
Education Scotland works collaboratively and in partnership with
other public bodies and local authorities to promote and supporting
and build the capacity of education providers and practitioners to
improve their own performance.
Enquire provides advice and support to families of children and young people who require some additional support to make the most of their learning.Enquire
Children in Scotland
9 Haymarket Terrace
0345 123 2303
Govan Law Centre Education Law Line
Govan Law Education Law Line will provide advice to parents, carers and professionals on points of education law.Education Law Unit
Govan Law Centre
18-20 Orkney Street
G51 2 BZ
0141 445 1955
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The Mental Health Foundation
The Mental Health Foundation website has a number of resources on supporting vulnerable young people. For more information visit http://www.mentalhealth.org.uk .
National Parents Forum for Scotland
The National Parent Forum of Scotland gives Parent Councils and parents an opportunity to discuss and raise educational issues of mutual interest or concerns at a national level. The Forum works in partnership with national and local government and other organisations involved in education and well being issues to represent parents in pursuit of our aim to help every pupil maximise his/her potential.
Scotland's Commissioner for Children and Young People
The role of the Scotland's Commissioner for Children and Young People is to help children and young people rights are respected. For more information please visit their website at http://www.sccyp.org.uk/about .
Scottish Council for Independent Schools61 Dublin Street
EH3 6 NL
0131 556 2316
Scottish Public Services Ombudsman
The Scottish Public Services Ombudsman handles complaints from members of the public who have suffered injustice or hardship as a result of maladministration or service failure.4 Melville Street, Edinburgh, EH3 7 NS
0800 377 7330
Seasons for Growth
Seasons for Growth is an educational, peer support programme for children, young people or adults who have experienced significant change or loss. For more information about the programme and how to access it, please see the website www.seasonsforgrowth.org.uk or email firstname.lastname@example.org .
Tymes (The Young ME Sufferers) Trust is a UK wide charity supporting the families of children and young people with ME (myalgic encephalomyelitis). The Tymes Trust website http://www.tymestrust.org/ carries free publications and resources to support understanding of ME.The Tymes Trust also provides an advice line on 0845 003 9002
Winston's Wish is the leading childhood bereavement charity in the UK, offering practical support and guidance to bereaved children, their families and professionals.
08452 03 04 05 (open 9am - 5pm, Monday - Friday and 7pm - 9.30pm