Wednesday, 6 December 2017

Civilian Housing Brief -Tidworth: 7th Feb 2018


This message is for the attention of Regular Forces Service parents based in England.
You are encouraged to contact the school and make them aware your child is from a Service family.  This information is not shared with other organisations and is protected on the National Pupil database. For more information on eligibility, please see the links below: 




For any other queries regarding Service children contact the Directorate Children and Young People’s educational advisory arm, Children's Education Advisory Service (CEAS) via email: or telephone: 01980 618244.   

Royal British Legion Events 2018

There are lots of events throughout the year including commemorative and Remembrance events, fundraising activities and those that are just plain fun.

Winchester City Council Waste & Recycling 2017-18 Collection Calendars

Find out when your bins are collected and see if there are any changes over the Christmas period.



Pupil information profile for Military Service Children

The Pupil information profile (PIP) form is a transfer document which is consistent for all pupils in any school setting to support specific aspects of a pupil’s background and learning.
It contains core information that supports a young person’s future learning as s/he moves to a new school. It also signposts the receiving school to any further additional, significant information about the young person. 

It contains information that supports a young person’s future learning and parents are encouraged to bring this to the attention of their child’s school about using it as a helpful tool, when the child is about to move to another school. It is intended to support continuous learning by identifying the pupil’s current and future learning needs.

Quest Resettlement Magazine Dec 2017

Thursday, 30 November 2017

Wednesday, 29 November 2017

Lapland UK Reunion for your Little Trooper- Army Family needed.

LAPLAND UK REUNION: We are looking for a BRITISH ARMY (We have RAF & RN already) family to be part of a special filming opportunity at Lapland UK in Ascot, Berks on 14th December where we will reunite your family.
If your soldier has been away overseas for a long period (over 8 weeks) and is due back in the UK on 13th or early 14th Dec then we'd love to hear from you.
Please email with the below info;
Service person details
Details of deployment
Your location
Return date/time info
Names/ages of Little Troopers

Financial top tips for service personnel

Service personnel and their families can experience difficulty in accessing commercial products and services due to their mobility and time spent outside the UK. This guidance provides service personnel and their families with top tips on getting a fair deal when they need to access financial services.

Includes advice on loans, credit ratings, mortgages, insurance related items and BFPO addresses. Read further HERE


This festive season there will be up to 10,000 British troops deployed away from home. SSAFA has teamed up with resettlement magazine, Pathfinder International, to launch a festive campaign to send them messages from their loved ones.

SSAFA and Left Right Left, the new military memories supplement inside of resettlement magazine are asking the public to submit their messages of support for personnel away on operations or detachments over the festive period. Read on...Full details

Location Overview

Tuesday, 21 November 2017

Service Children's Education Advisory Service

The Children's Education Advisory Service (CEAS) provides expert and impartial advice about the education of service children.
CEAS provides information and advice as well as supporting parents at meetings with schools, local authorities, at tribunal etc. No question is too small or too large for us to deal with. If we don’t know the answer ourselves we usually know someone who does.
To read more CLICK HERE
Telephone: 01980 618 244 (Military 94 344 8244)

Moving Schools booklet available from HIVE

Veterans’ Gateway

Veterans’ Gateway is here for any ex-service personnel and their family looking for support. We can be contacted 24/7 from anywhere in the UK or abroad. 
To get support, visit:

Need support? As the gateway to a network of partners, we can connect you with the right support quickly and easily, by assessing your needs at your first point of contact. Get in touch with us to get support with employment, finances and housing, to independent living, mental well-being, physical health, and much more.

Hampshire School Term Dates 2017-18

If you require a copy ASK HIVE

Visa Forms & Citizenship Prices

For the current list of visa's and prices CLICK HERE

Royal Air Force Disabled Holiday Trust

RAF Disabled Holiday Trust provides accessible holidays for disabled serving and former members of the RAF and their dependants

SPACES - Accommodation for Service Leavers

Monday, 20 November 2017

Joining Forces - Access to Credit Unions for Military Personnel

The Ministry of Defence is supporting three of the UK’s leading credit unions to join forces and make saving simple and loans more affordable to the Armed Forces and its Veterans. The money is deducted straight from your pay or pension so you don’t have to think about it.

iPhone 8 Armed Forces discounts

Where can you get discounts with Defence Discount Service?

Members of the Armed Forces, Veterans and the Armed Forces Community can receive discounts on the iPhone 8 through various companies that feature on Defence Discount Service.

To take advantage of these great discounts on the iPhone 8 through Defence Discount Service simply log in or log in to the free mobile app.