Children's Services

Children's Services Publications

Adoption and fostering


Behavioural, emotional and psychological support

Caring for children

Child employment

Child protection

Children's Centres

Curriculum subjects

Early Education and Childcare


Governor Services

Special needs and disabilities

Adoption and fostering


Behavioural, emotional and psychological support

Behaviour support

Information about the Primary Behaviour Service, including what services are provided and contact details can be found in this leaflet, for further information view the Primary Behaviour Service web page.

The following web page will take you to a collection of advice leaflets that you can download about children's behaviour, view Hints and tips for parents.


Are you worried that your child is being bullied? Is your child bullying others? for advice view the Bullying web page.

Educational psychology

The Educational psychology service leaflet provides information for parents and practitioners. Further information can also be found on the Educational Psychology web page.

Caring for children

Child employment

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    Child employment

    A guide to child employment for children, parents and employers can be found on the Information about child employment web page. Further information about child employment can be found on the Child employment web page.


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    Children in entertainment

    Information for children, parents and employers. Find online information and various documentation on the A guide to children in entertainment web page.


Child protection

Children's Centres

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    What is Children's Centre?

    If you are a parent or carer with children under 5, then Sure Start Children’s Centres are for you. For further information view the Sure Start Children's Centres web page.

    Download a copy of What are Sure Start Children's Centres flyer Download Acrobat Reader to view this PDF 490kb


  • Becoming a Partnership Board Member

    Application information about becoming a Partnership Board Member of a Children's Centre can be viewed on Becoming a Partnership Board Member of a Children's Centre web page.


Curriculum subjects

Hampshire Inspection and Advisory Service (HIAS)

Please note some of these documents are chargeable.

Hampshire Music Service

  • View Hampshire Music Service plans, reviews and documentation

Service level agreements, service plans, best value reviews and OFSTED reports for Hampshire Music Service

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    Physical Education Strategy

    A strategy for the delivery of high quality physical education and school sport in Hampshire 2009-2012.

    Download a copy of Physical Education Strategy (2009-2012) Download Acrobat Reader to view this PDF 1mb


Early Education and Childcare

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    Hampshire Portage Service supports families of pre-school children with significant developmental delay or behaviour difficulties.



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    Subject Access Request (SAR)

    Your Records

    Information about what records we keep about clients, why and how we keep what we do and how records can be accessed.

    Subject Access Request Form

    The form that current or past service user should use to apply to see their ‘Children's Services’ file.


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    Children and Young People's Plan

    The Children and Young People's Plan is the single, overarching plan for Hampshire’s Children’s Trust and sets the direction and priorities for services for children, young people and families in Hampshire over the next three years.

    View the Children and Young People's Plan web page


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    Making a complaint

    The Department is responsible for providing a range of social care services to children, young people and their parents or carers. If you are not happy or concerned about the services provided please let us know. View Complaints web page


  • HFID

    Hampshire Family Information Directory

    The Hampshire Family Information Directory will help you find childcare, family services or information and advice.


  • Your Records Leaflet

    An explanation of why Children’s Services keep records, what we record, how long we keep information, our approach to data sharing and how you can view the information held about you.

    Children's Services Your Records brochure


Governor Services

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    Appointing governors

    Notes of guidance for County Councillors


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    Hampshire Governor newsletters

    Hampshire Governor is a twice yearly newsletter published by Hampshire County Council Children's Services Department and mailed to all governors, Partnership Board members, and Management Committee members in Hampshire.

    Governor Services news pages


Special needs and disabilities


For a free copy of any of these publications, or if you would like a copy in another format, for example, large print, audio, braille, or in another language, please contact us on 0300 555 1384 or email us at Please note some publications are chargeable but these are clearly marked.