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0 - 12 Years

Information aimed at the first 12 years of a child's life.


Pregnancy and Baby 

Leicester Maternity Service provides you with information and to help support you and your family during your journey through pregnancy, birth and beyond. 



Information about childcare options and how to find registered childcare in Leicester.


Parent toddler groups

Search for a parent and toddler group activity in Leicester


Early Years Foundation Stage

The Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) sets the standards for the learning, development and care of children from birth to 5 years old.


Free Early Education

Some two year olds and every three and four year olds in Leicester are entitled to 15 hours of free early education. Find out more.


Your child's education

Get information on schools, admissions, school meals, home-schooling, school term dates and lots more.  


Choosing to educate your child at home

Find out about what your options are if you want to educate your child at home.


Children with Special Education Needs 

You may know or suspect that your child has Special Education Needs. Find out what to do next and what support, advice and funding is available for you and your child.  


Libraries and Bookstart

Find out about enjoying books with your child from as early an age as possible and help them develop a lifelong love of books.


Activities and groups in your area

Search for local parent & toddler groups, support groups, out of school activities in your area and lots more.


Everyday needs for disabled children, young people and their parents and carers

A single point of contact for parents & carers. Find out about holiday playschemes, respite care, holidays, equipment for hire, short breaks and much more.