Information and forms relating to Armed Forces Families & Safeguarding (AFFS), the Children’s Education Advisory Service (CEAS) and Defence Children’s Services.

Documents

AFFS bites: admissible stationery items usually provided free of charge in English primary schools

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AFFS bites: free early years childcare entitlement for 3 and 4 year olds (including 30 hours free childcare)

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AFFS bites: Overseas Nursery Authority (ONA)

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AFFS bites: Service Pupil Premium (SPP) England (updated 4 January 2021)

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AFFS bites: tax-free childcare (TFC)

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AFFS bites: term-time absence for service children

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AFFS bites: Universal Infant Free School Meals

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CEAS form 1: CEA request eForm

PDF, 47.5KB, 2 pages

CEAS form 3: Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) CEAS support form

ODT, 40.7KB

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CEAS form 3: Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) CEAS support form (Annex A)

MS Word Document, 64.5KB

CEAS information 6: Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND)

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CEAS form 5: admissions and appeals CEAS support

PDF, 155KB, 3 pages

CEAS form 6: general education CEAS support

ODT, 42.1KB

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CEAS information 7: Continuity of Education Allowance (CEA) and Chronological Year Groups

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CEAS form 13: Special Educational Needs Allowance (SENA) application form

MS Word Document, 91KB

CEAS information 13a: SENA process responsibilities

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CEAS information 13b: SENA application advice and guidance

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CEAS information 13c: appealing a decision

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CEAS information 13d: school transition advice

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CEA withdrawal declaration form

PDF, 130KB, 1 page

CEA withdrawal advice

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CEA boarding considerations form

PDF, 173KB, 15 pages

CEAS form: overseas casework proforma

MS Word Document, 80.5KB

DCYP complaints management

Ref: DCYP Directive 0.5.2: V1.0 Jan 2021HTML

DCS form 1: authorisation

MS Word Document, 46.6KB

DCS form 2: school fees

ODT, 12.6KB

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DCS form 3: transport claim

ODT, 14.7KB

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DCS form 4: additional support claim

ODT, 18.1KB

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DCS form 5: universal infant free school meal claim

PDF, 23.6KB, 4 pages

DCS form 6: ONA application form

PDF, 33.5KB, 4 pages

DCS form 7: ONA extra hours application

PDF, 21.8KB, 4 pages

DCS form 8: ONA payment form

PDF, 11.9KB, 2 pages

DCS form 9: application for 30 hours free childcare

PDF, 18KB, 3 pages

DCS general casework form

PDF, 165KB, 3 pages

Details

Further information, bites and relevant forms for military service personnel relating to:

  • Armed Forces Families & Safeguarding (AFFS) (formally Directorate Children and Young People DCYP)
  • Children’s Education Advisory Service (CEAS)
  • Defence Children’s Services (DCS)

Published 11 March 2020
Last updated 14 October 2021 + show all updates

  1. Updated the following forms: DCYP Form 1 – Authorisation Form, DCYP Form 2 – School Fees, DCYP Form 3 – Transport Claim, DCYP Form 4 – Additional Support Claim, CEAS Form 1 CEA request eForm, CEAS Form 3 SEND Support Form, CEAS Form 3 SEND Support Form Annex A, CEAS Form 6 General Education CEAS Support, CEAS Form 13 SENA application form, CEAS information 13a SENA process responsibilities, CEA boarding considerations form, and CEAS form Overseas casework proforma.

  2. Updated contact details in the DCYP complaints page and general casework form.

  3. Renamed forms ‘DCYP bites’ to ‘AFFS bites’ due to departmental changes.

  4. Updated: CEAS form, overseas casework proforma.

  5. Added the attachment “DCYP complaints management”.

  6. Added DCYP bites: General Casework Management and the DCYP general casework form.

  7. Updated: Annex A to CEAS form 3.

  8. Updated DCYP bites: Service Pupil Premium (SPP) England attachment.

  9. Added a DCYP policy bite: Service Pupil Premium England.

  10. Added DCYP bites: term-time absence for service children.

  11. Added 5 DCYP bites, one page guidance documents.

  12. Added the CEA Boarding considerations form and CEA withdrawal declaration form.

  13. Added: CEAS form 3: Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) CEAS support form (Updated 12 August 2020).

  14. Added: CEAS form 3: Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) CEAS support form (Annex A) (Updated 10 August 2020) and DCYP form 1: authorisation (updated 10 August 2020).

  15. Added form Annex A to CEAS form 3: Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) CEAS support. Added an amended CEAS INFORMATION 6. Updated CEAS information 4: retention of Service Family Accommodation (SFA). Added an amended CEAS form 3: Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) CEAS support. Updated CEAS information 5: school admissions and appeals England and updated CEAS information 13b: SENA application advice and guidance.

  16. Added CEA withdrawal advice page.

  17. Added the CEAS form: overseas casework proforma.

  18. First published.