Deployment is when a serving person (your spouse, partner, son, daughter, father, mother, brother, sister etc.) is required to go to a specified operational location away from their family, the timescales vary but this could be six months or longer. Whether this is your first ‘Deployment Separation’ or you have been through them before, they can still be extremely difficult for both the serving person and their family.
Service personnel with children in state schools in England have until 17 January 2019 to notify schools of their children’s eligibility for the Service Pupil Premium (SPP). We have also added here some additional places to go to for information – all aimed at supporting your sons and/or daughters whilst at school.