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Education Maintenance Allowance is money that young people in Wales aged 16–18 can claim to support their full-time education.

Find information about what the Pupil Premium Plus is, whether the child you care for is entitled to it, and what the funding can be spent on. Applies to England only.

Finding the right school for a child in kinship care is an important decision for your family. This guide steps you through the main considerations.

Find out about help available with childcare costs, including 15 and 30 hours free childcare for 2-4 year-olds, tax-free childcare, and Universal Credit.

Information for kinship carers on childcare options for children aged 0-16, including nurseries, pre-schools, childminders and nannies.