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Activities to inspire future engineers

  A Really Really Long Straw Wouldn't it be fun to poke your head out of an upstairs window and secretly take a sip from a drink way below? Would it even be possible? See if you can set your own record for the longest…

Applying for school - school admissions

Finding the right school place for your child is an important concern as a parent/carer. On the Cornwall Council website you will find information about the admissions process to help you apply for a school place quickly and easily. You will find details on: Finding…

Apprenticeships

Apprenticeships combine practical training in a job with study. As an apprentice you will: work alongside knowledgeable staff earn valuable experience gain job-specific skills earn a wage and get holiday pay study towards a related qualification (usually one day a week) Apprenticeships take 1 to 4…

Children and Familes Act 2014

An Introduction to the Children and Families Act 2014 The Children and Families Act 2014 seeks to improve services for vulnerable children and support strong families. It underpins wider reforms to ensure that all children and young people can succeed, no matter what their background.…

Free School Meals

Cornwall Council believes that when children eat better, they achieve better. Whether families are paying for school meals or are entitled to them for free, children are more likely to concentrate in the classroom in the afternoon after eating healthy school lunches in a pleasant…

Further & Higher Education Open/Taster Days Cornwall 2019 & 2020

WEST CORNWALL APPRENTICESHIP EVENT – CORNWALL COLLEGE CAMBORNE - OCTOBER 15, 5:00 PM - 7:30 PM APPRENTICESHIP EVENT – CORNWALL COLLEGE CAMBORNE - NOVEMBER 9 , 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM TASTER DAY AT CORNWALL COLLEGE CAMBORNE - NOVEMBER 9 , 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM COURSES & CAREERS ADVICE EVENT – CORNWALL COLLEGE CAMBORNE - JANUARY 18, 2020…

How to request deferred entry to school until the spring or summer term

Parents will still need to apply for a school place as if for September entry but this place will be held open for them until the January or April if they request it. Once they’ve been allocated a place they will need to speak to…

Pre-registration information for childminders

Are you considering childminding as a career? Changing career is a big step. If you are thinking of becoming a childminder you need to consider the implications of becoming self-employed and working from your own home. You should weigh up the drawbacks and benefits, the…

Pupil Premium: Funding and Accountability for Schools

The pupil premium is additional funding for publicly funded schools in England. It’s designed to help disadvantaged pupils of all abilities perform better, and close the gap between them and their peers. Pupil premium funding is available to: Schools maintained by the local authority, including:…

Reducing the cost of school uniform this September

#SchoolUniformTips We've had many queries from proactive parents lately who are preparing to sort out uniforms for September. So we thought we'd prepare a post to assist those with queries about where to find cheaper/second-hand uniform. Cornwall Council does not provide a grant towards school…
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