Lifelong Learning For more information see here Tel: +44 1534 861252 Adult Literacy and Numeracy Highlands College runs part-time courses to help people with communication and numeracy which is designed to meet individual needs. For more information contact: +44 1534 608655 or see the website here. Access Course The Access course is a link course designed […]
What does the special needs service do? The special needs service is a lifelong service providing social care and support for people in the community. Accessing the special needs service People can access the service by being referred by someone such as a GP or health visitor or they can contact the service direct Duty […]
A comprehensive list of organisations offering educational trusts and bursaries can be found here.
Bullying Bullying can occur in all types of schools and to anyone. Jersey teachers are aware of the problem and how to cope with it. The parent or the child should talk to their teacher. Children who are the victims of bullies but feel that they cannot talk to a teacher or parent can call […]
Education All pupils of compulsory school age have the right to an education that is broad and balanced. Within the Island, there is a commitment from all services to give advice and support right from birth for families and children with learning difficulties. Education is shared between parents, professionals and where possible the students themselves. […]
What is the U3A? The U3A is a national organisation that promotes life-long learning for those who no longer work full-time. In the Jersey branch they currently have 30 active groups offering a range of activities and learning experiences to keep minds active whilst offering friendship and fun. U3A originally stood for “University of the […]
The Education Department website has detailed information about the procedure parents need to follow in order to apply for a child’s place at school. Registration forms are on the website too. Children start school in the September of the school year in which they have their fifth birthday. School places in Jersey are allocated based […]
Children diagnosed with Autistic Spectrum Disorder are mainly supported in a mainstream school by specialist keyworkers. If a child requires further support, they may attend one of the Additionally Resourced Centres (ARCs) located in the following schools: Primary Rouge Bouillon, St Saviours Secondary Grainville, Haute Vallee The Education Department’s Autism and Social Communication Inclusion Team […]
For more information about the secondary schools and about the procedure to apply see here. Is there any financial assistance? There is financial assistance with the cost of school uniforms. Click here to download application forms for financial assistance.
Skills Jersey (previously known as Careers Jersey, Trident, Trackers and Student Finance) have been brought together by the Education Department to create a centre of excellence with clear links connecting education and life-long learners with industry. Tel: +44 1534 449440 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org www.gov.je/skillsjersey