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We’re responsible for applications for schools in Bournemouth. You can apply for a school place online.
Aspire adoption helps families who want to adopt and finds homes for children who can’t live with their birth families. Contact them on 0300 123 9868
We have lots of childcare options in Bournemouth, including childminders, pre-school, day nursery and out-of-school care.
Children are fostered if a foster carer looks after them in place of their families. They can stay in touch with their families.
Children’s Centres welcome families with children under five. They offer advice on parenting and run lots of activities.
Find out more about Private Fostering and why we need to know about any arrangements you have made.
Find out more about the service, their aims to reduce re-offending and work to protect the public
Youth Offending Service
We protect the health and wellbeing of children and young people. We use the Children’s Act 1989.
Support and services available for children up to 25 years old with special educational needs or disabilities
Support for young people aged 13 to 19, particularly those that are vulnerable
A consortium of 14 Local Authorities assisting local authorities in sourcing fostering placements from IFA’s (independent fostering agencies).
South Central Framework
Advice, training and support for childcare professionals. Find out about the latest news and funding forms.
Browse and book courses and evening classes. Find out general information about all learning opportunities including apprenticeships and employer engagement.