Your next move Supporting young people in training or education for longer
A recent change in the law means that if your child is now in Year 11 they'll need to be in training or education until the end of the academic year in which they turn 17. And if they are currently in Year 10 or any of the years below, they'll have to be in training or education until they reach their 18th birthday.
From 17 October, GOV.UK will replace Directgov and Business Link. This new website will be the best place to find government services and information. You can look at some examples of how GOV.UK works at www.gov.uk/tour or use the search tool to get started right away
Did you know that babies can hear before they're even born? And they can recognise your voice before they're six months old? Pick up some tips on how to encourage your baby's communication development with our free online leaflets and cards and find out how a baby sees the world in a short film.
Shockingly, road incidents are the biggest cause of accidental deaths and serious injuries among young people (Department for Transport). Although you might not be there to hold their hand, there are things you can do to help keep them safer.
Last winter in Surrey, only 47% of people under 65 in at risk groups took advantage of the flu jab, leaving over half vulnerable. If you are in any of the groups most at risk of developing complications if you catch flu, the NHS is offering you the flu vaccine free of charge.