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  • MINDSET - Helping Your Child Fulfill Their Potential Why is mindset important? Carol Dweck, Stanford Professor of psychology, has spent decades researching achi...
  • In 2015 we launched a new phase of school inspections based on the Education Scotland Framework 'How Good is Our School?' As in previous phases of school inspec...
  • Matters of divorce, judicial separation, annulments and dissolutions of marriages are handled by The Matrimonial Causes Division of the Royal Court. Follow this...
  • If you are thinking of starting a family, you will find information and useful contacts . If you are pregnant, you should contact your GP. If you are not alread...
  • Information about fostering or adopting a child in Guernsey is available from Guernsey Foster Care . You should find out about that you may be entitled to. If y...
  • Support is available through organisations such as the Guernsey Bereavement Service . The Sunflower Project provides advice on how to support children and young...
  • Whether you are moving within the island or leaving the island, you will need to inform a number of organisations of your new address (sometimes before you move...
  • If you are a first time buyer, i.e. you have not previously owned a home and therefore have no property to sell, and are struggling to get a foot on the propert...
  • If you can't afford to rent property on the private market or have support or care needs, you may wish to find out if you are eligible for . If you are relocati...
  • A self-employed person is someone who is in business for themselves or who is working for gain but not under the control of an employer.  in relation to Income...
  • for general information about elections in Guernsey and how to register to vote. If you are on the electoral roll already, make sure your details are updated wh...
  • If you are of pension age, assuming you satisfy certain contribution conditions, you may claim your old age pension. Find out more information about  here. If y...
  • If you wish to advertise with the Job Centre, please submit the advertisement details using the form on this page. You will receive a copy of the advertisement...
  • The reason you make Social Security contribution payments is to give yourself and your employees insurance protection under the Social Insurance Scheme. Below y...
  • Sign up to receive info on relevant tendering opportunities
  • Useful information for vendors / suppliers of goods and services
  • The Bailiwick of Guernsey is a group of islands (called Guernsey, Alderney, Sark, Herm, Jethou, Brecqhou and Lihou) within the Channel Islands. It is a beautifu...
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  • VAT is a UK tax. The Guernsey Border Agency cannot refund VAT or process VAT reclaim forms. Reclaiming VAT on goods delivered from the UK VAT can be refunded or...
  • Duty Free Personal Allowances PERSONS UNDER 17 ARE NOT ENTITLED TO THE TOBACCO OR ALCOHOL ALLOWANCES. TOBACCO PRODUCTS Cigarettes 200 or Cigarillos 100 or Cigar...
  • The following information is intended only as a guide regarding the Customs requirements in relation to the importation of motor vehicles into the Bailiwick of...
  • The system for accessing doctors (GPs) in Guernsey and Alderney is significantly different to the UK. This section gives an outline of how to contact a doctor a...
  • Ambulance services are provided by the St John Emergency Ambulance Service. St John is a charity organisation depending on donations and subscriptions to provid...
  • Guernsey's Island Police has responsibility for providing policing services throughout the Bailiwick of Guernsey and has Officers stationed in Guernsey where it...
  • For those leaving education and seeking employment or an apprenticeship, visit the Careers website . For information on the annual Careers show, follow this lin...
  • The Visit Guernsey website provides information on events, which may be of interest to residents and visitors. Information on forthcoming fireworks events, some...
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  • Find information on buying and selling vehicles, registering a vehicle (including first registration duty based on vehicle emissions), exchanging registration n...
  • Waste and recycling collections are arranged by each parish, so your collection night will depend on where you live. Further details can be found using the link...
  • This page shares how to report incidents of littering and fly tipping and also includes some top tips to prevent your home or workplace from being a target of t...
  • If you are a British Citizen, you can legally change your name or that of your child by "executing" a Deed Poll i.e. signing a document in front of witnesses, w...
  • The Committee for Health & Social Care's Adult Community Service provide specialist assessment and intermediate nursing and residential care beds for individual...
  • Updated: July 2017
    The Healthy Weight Strategy was agreed by the States in March 2016.
  • Planning decisions made by the Planning Service (including decisions refusing a planning application, the issue of Compliance or Completion Notices, decisions t...
  • vehicle ownership, driving licences and tests, roads and road works, public transport
  • This is the accessibility statement for States of Guernsey site www.gov.gg The States of Guernsey is committed to publishing information that is accessible to t...
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  • The States of Guernsey is committed to supporting people to develop their digital skills and be safe online. What is Digital Inclusion? Digital Inclusion polici...
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  • You can find out more about economic codes on this page. The Guernsey Economic Sector Classification Codes are used to group businesses by the type of economic...
  • Online payments for Income Tax, Social Security, TRP, Sewage, Guernsey Water, Fixed Penalty Notices and more
  • Sexual Health Services can help you with care and advice on sexually transmitted infections, contraception and all aspects of sexual health. These services offe...
  • Updated: November 2015
    This is an ongoing project looking at the Town Seafront.
  • There are two main agencies responsible for the investigation of child abuse in Guernsey and Alderney: Committee for Health and Social Care ; Guernsey Police ....
  • Updated: February 2017
    The States of Guernsey undertook a cyber-security review in Guernsey to better understand, and prepare for, the threat profile to islanders, business and Government.
  • Updated: September 2015
    The Crime & Justice Survey provides Islanders with the opportunity to feedback their experiences and opinions on a range of crime and justice related issues and services within the Bailiwick of Guernsey.
  • Updated: September 2015
    The Health & Social Services Department is seeking your views on new food safety legislation.
  • Updated: September 2015
    The Commerce & Employment Department have today issued a technical consultation on a number of issues relating to the proposed new Guernsey Arbitration Law.
  • Updated: September 2015
    CIFO seeks views on what other relationships with providers are sufficiently-close for non-customers to be able to refer complaints to CIFO.
  • Updated: February 2016
    The future of Guernsey's Ambulance Service carries significance for every member of our community. This consultation seeks you views on how the ambulance service should perform and deliver in the future.
  • Updated: February 2017
    The Policy Council undertook a consultation into Union Civile and the other options to legally recognise a committed relationship in Guernsey.
  • Updated: June 2015
    The States of Guernsey, in partnership with the Island's third sector, is consulting on the draft Children & Young People's Plan.
  • Updated: July 2015
    The States has issued a consultation paper on transparency of beneficial ownership of companies. It can take account of and benefit from the development of the international debate on transparency of beneficial ownership of legal persons.
  • Updated: November 2016
    A consultation to publicise the Department's proposals regarding high hedges legislation and to gather views from the public and stakeholders as to whether its proposals are effective and proportionate, and if there are any issues with the legislation as proposed.
  • Updated: January 2015
    The Home Department launched a public consultation on the draft Domestic Abuse Strategy for 2015 - 2020 which has been developed by the cross-departmental Domestic Abuse Strategy Advisory Group.
  • Updated: January 2015
    The Commerce and Employment Department is today launching a public consultation on the regulation of Sunday trading. The consultation period runs until the end of January 2015.
  • Updated: March 2016
    The Health & Social Services Department, Housing , Social Security and Treasury & Resources have been looking at the future care and support requirements for adults with enduring care and support needs.
  • Updated: November 2016
    The future of secondary and post-16 education
  • Updated: September 2015
    The Environment Department is reviewing the Land Planning and Development (Use classes) Ordinance, 2007, and is consulting on some proposed changes.
  • Safeguarding Children and Child Protection The Children Law (Guernsey and Alderney) 2008 states that all States Departments have a duty to work together and sha...
  • Transition planning for students aged 14-19 with a Determination of Special Educational Needs What is Transition? 'Transition' means change and refers to the ti...
  • On this page you will find links to websites and articles that are relevant to youth and youth work. If you would like to visit any of the sites on this page, f...
  • The Education Development Centre (EDC) is responsible for the organisation and coordination of in-service training for our schools, colleges and education profe...
  • There are two public libraries in Guernsey - the Guille-Allès and Priaulx Libraries. Both receive grant funding from the States of Guernsey. The States of Guern...
  • Our of our core focuses is ensuring that our schools are staffed with the best available teachers, teaching assistants and other staff. We employ more than 1,00...
  • Your child's first day at primary school is a big step. You and your child will be invited to visit your catchment school, meet your child's teacher and some of...
  • The majority of children in Bailiwick schools enjoy learning, work hard and behave well. We recognise, however, that there is a small number of pupils who do be...
  • It is important that parents and carers understand their legal responsibilities in relation to their children's attendance at school. Compulsory school age appl...
  • We take any incidents or allegations of bullying very seriously. We make it absolutely clear that we will not tolerate bullying in any of our schools, whether p...
  • Extra-curricular activities are those undertaken by children and young people outside of the normal school curriculum. There are many opportunities for young pe...
  • In the event of severe weather affecting the island, we will assess the risks to children and young people travelling to and from school, and their attendance a...
  • The Foundation Stage covers pupils going into the Reception Year at school who are usually aged four or five. The States of Guernsey works co-operatively and in...
  • Key Stage 1 covers Years 1 and 2 when pupils are aged 6 to 7 years-old. Key Stage 2 covers Years 3 to 6 when pupils are aged from 7 to 11 years-old. The curricu...
  • The 11+ selection process ran for the last time during the academic year 2017-2018. From September 2019, the four mainstream secondary schools will be taking in...
  • Key Stage 3 covers Years 7 to 9 when students are aged from 11 to 14 years-old. The Key Stage 3 Curriculum provided by schools must ensure a smooth transition f...
  • Key Stage 4 covers students in Years 10 and 11 when they are aged between 14 and 16 years-old We aim to ensure that all 14-16 year olds have the opportunity to...
  • Children have special educational needs if they have a learning difficulty which calls for special educational provision to the made for them. This comes from t...
  • As a parent, you have a vital role to play in your child's education and a legal duty to see that he/she receives it. We have a duty to provide education which...
  • Parents often have many questions about the process of Formal Assessment of their child. Detailed information about the Formal Assessment process is included in...
  • We run a minibus transport service for pupils attending our special needs schools. If you have a child who goes to a special school they may be eligible to trav...
  • The Education (Guernsey) Law 1970 states that parents have a legal duty to cause their children of compulsory school age (i.e. 5 to 16 years) to receive "effici...
  • Your school or Careers Guernsey can provide you with lots of information about different universities, colleges and courses on offer to help you make the right...
  • A number of local companies and organisations offer bursaries or scholarships to help fund local students through their time at university or college. The appli...
  • The College of Further Education welcomes thousands of students who enrol on courses every year. The College offers more than 300 different courses from part-ti...
  • We educate and inspire, helping local professionals and businesses to reach and exceed their full potential, building a brighter future for themselves and our i...
  • Schools and colleges offer a wider range of qualifications then ever before. This can make it difficult to choose which qualifications you want to pursue and so...
  • The Duke of Edinburgh's Award is a voluntary, non-competitive and flexible programme of cultural and adventurous activities for all young people, whatever their...
  • Young Enterprise is a national education charity founded in the UK in 1963 and operated in Guernsey since 1982. Its purpose is to forge links between schools an...
  • Teachers help children, young people and adults to learn by developing their understanding and creative thinking. To teach in States-maintained schools, you nee...
  • Learning Support Assistants provide support to both pupils and teachers - in primary, secondary and special schools and in further education. Over the past few...
  • States-maintained schools welcome applications from newly qualified teachers (NQTs). The progress of all local students undertaking initial teacher training pro...
  • The Guernsey Youth Forum aims to empower young people to have their say and ensures that key stakeholders and decision makers in the island hear their voices. T...
  • The Education (Guernsey) Law, 1970, sets out a requirement for States' schools to make arrangements for an act of worship during the school day, although pupils...
  • We are a specialist peripatetic service supporting children with sensory impairments, from the age of detection to leaving full time education. We work with chi...
  • The Educational Psychology Service (EPS) is based at Sir Charles Frossard House. The Service applies psychology to the education of all children and young peopl...
  • The School Attendance Service (previously called the Education Welfare Service) is one of several education support services available to Island schools. The Se...
  • Exclusion can be a difficult and worrying time for both you and your child. This page guides you through the exclusion process. It explains your responsibilitie...
  • The Bailiwick Big Picture Curriculum has been written with a view to prepare the children and young people of our islands for the opportunities and challenges o...
  • The SEN Code of Practice is a document that outlines how schools and services provided by the States of Guernsey should give help to children with special educa...
  • The EAL teacher works in partnership with Bailiwick schools to help meet the needs of pupils who are learning through English as an Additional Language. These d...
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