Safeguarding & Protecting Aberdeen’s Children & Young People Training Programme

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*Additional date now available* Introduction to Safeguarding & Protecting Children Tuesday 23rd July 2019   10am – 4.30pm This course explores the continuum of early & preventative support through to child protection action and what this means in practice in relation to GIRFEC and child protection. Topics covered: Describe the concept of Safeguarding within the continuum […]

Early Learning and Childcare Academy launches quality award scheme for North East Scotland

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The Early Learning and Childcare (ELC) Academy Scotland has launched a new quality awards scheme recognising good practice in early learning and childcare settings across the North East of Scotland. At the heart of the awards is the need for innovative, collaborative and quality early years services being offered to families in Aberdeen City, Aberdeenshire […]

Public urged to keep Eyes Open for children at risk

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Everyone in Aberdeen is being encouraged to keep their Eyes Open for children at risk during the school holidays. As Aberdeen City schools prepare to ring the end of term bell for the holidays, a national child protection organisation is urging everyone to be extra observant to help protect potentially vulnerable children while school’s out […]

Aberdeen Reads Challenge

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This year we have a brand new reading challenge: Aberdeen Reads! The challenge is open to everyone, so get family and friends involved and encourage each other to keep reading over the Summer holidays! What’s more everyone who takes part in Aberdeen Reads will be entered into a prize draw, and those who complete 3 […]

2019 Aberdeen Highland Games

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The 2019 Aberdeen Highland Games has an exciting list of family activities for you all to enjoy. Come along and try inflatables, a climbing wall, critters and a visit from children’s TV personalities– plus much, much more. More information is available here

Best Start Grant School Age Payment

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The new Best Start Grant School Age Payment of £250 aims to help eligible families with expenses around the time their child normally starts Primary 1. Applications are now open. Find out if you’re eligible by calling 0800 182 2222 or visiting