Monday, 12 December 2016

Hampshire School Calendar 2016-2017

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Please check with your school dates for inset days

If you would like a copy ASK HIVE


Tuesday, 6 December 2016

Pathfinder Magazine : Dec 16



QUEST Resettlement Magazine: Dec 16



Civvy Street Dec 16 Edition



Spaces - Single Persons' Accommodation for Service Personnel

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CTP - Future Horizons


To read, download or print the complete leaflet

Marchwood Pre-Schools & Schools

There are three pre-schools in Marchwood village.
Mulberry Pre-School – http://www.mulberrypreschoolmarchwood.co.uk/
Twiggs Lane Pre-School – http://twiggslanepreschool.com/
Little Gardners : http://www.littlegardners.co.uk/
Marchwood C of E Infant School
At Marchwood Church of England Infant School, we believe every child matters.  We aim to develop the whole child and we are confident in our ability to prepare children to be lifelong learners and to make a positive contribution to the world in which they live. Click: Visit the School Website
Marchwood Junior School
Our vision at Marchwood Junior School is of a safe, caring, happy and healthy school which inspires and challenges all children to achieve educational and personal fulfilment so that they may contribute to the local and the global community in a positive and responsible way and to ensure a sustainable future.                              Click: Visit the School Website
Applemore Technology College
Our traditional values of commitment, respect, responsibility and excellence are central to everything we do. Every student matters at Applemore.
We pride ourselves on being a small school where all students are valued and encouraged to achieve their personal best, working in partnership with their parents. Click: Visit the College Website
Information from: http://www.marchwoodparishcouncil.org.uk/community/local-schools/

Monday, 28 November 2016

Brand New Forest - local discounts

The new 2017 Card is available to buy and valid for use from THURSDAY 1 DECEMBER.   This year’s card has an additional key fob which is an extra reminder when you are out and about and comes presented in a Gift Card which makes an ideal present!



Brand New Forest Card for British Armed Forces Personnel


A complementary Brand New Forest Card is available to serving or past armed forces personnel resident in New Forest District.


Big White Wall


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Thursday, 24 November 2016

Business Start Up: Free Course


Service Pupil Premium 2017


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This message is for the attention of Regular Forces Service parents based in England. If your child attends a state school, Academy or Free school in England and has been registered with the school as a Service pupil, the school will be granted a Service Pupil Premium of £300.

The Service Pupil Premium (SPP) is provided by the Department for Education to enable schools to offer additional, mainly pastoral, support during challenging times, which could include anything from a Service parent being away, being injured on active service to bereavement. Funds are paid directly to schools; with Head Teachers and school Governors deciding how the funds are used.

Schools with Service children in Reception to Year 11 classes are eligible to receive SPP, but only if your child’s name appears on the school roll as being a Service child. The annual census takes place on 19 January 2017 and children must be registered with the school before this date. 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: DCYP-CEAS-enquiries@mod.uk or telephone: 01980 618244. 


Friday, 18 November 2016

New postings and accessing healthcare

Healthcare advice for you and your family when relocating within the UK or returning home from an overseas posting.
If you are unsure about anything in relation to you or your family’s healthcare, you should speak to your unit or local HIVE as soon as possible.
The provision of healthcare to you and your family will depend on where you live.


Wednesday, 16 November 2016

Domestic abuse: guidance and support

Information and guidance for those affected by or dealing with cases of domestic abuse in the armed forces community.

This site is for members of the armed forces community who are male or female victims, perpetrators looking to change their behaviour, military or civilian practitioners, chain of command or concerned family and friends.



A concerned family or friend?

Who can help?


Help for Heroes Hidden Wounds

Hidden Wounds service provides free and confidential support to Ex-Service Personnel, their families and the families of those still serving, who are living with anxiety, depression, stress, anger or who wish to change their drinking habits.




Friday, 11 November 2016

FREE Business Start up course: Dependants of the Armed Forces.

PORTSMOUTH

More Courses 2017


Joining the British Army? Information for Parents and Guardians

Is a son, daughter or loved one thinking about joining the Army? 
We know it’s a big decision. That’s why we want you to have all the facts. By being well informed, you can help your child or loved one get an accurate picture of Army life. Then they’ll be able to decide if this is the right path for them.





Your questions answered: Click here to find out more.....

Pathfinder Magazine: Nov 2016




Civvy Street Resettlement Guide - November 2016

To View the November edition online, please click on the link below:


                                             Civvy Street November 2016

Friday, 4 November 2016

British Forces overseas posting: Cyprus


If you have received an assignment order to Cyprus contact your nearest HIVE. 



HIVES in Cyprus
Akrotiri HIVE (RAF Akrotiri)
Contact Akrotiri HIVE on 00357 2527 6390 or email akrotirihive@armymail.mod.uk

Ayios Nikolaos HIVE (JSSU)
Contact Ayios Nikolaos HIVE on 00357 2395 7699 or email ayiosnikolaoshive@armymail.mod.uk

Dhekelia HIVE (Dhekelia Station)
Contact Dhekelia HIVE on 00357 2474 4551 or email dhekeliahive@armymail.mod.uk

Episkopi HIVE (Episkopi Station)
Contact Episkopi HIVE on 00357 2596 2000 or email episkopihive@armymail.mod.uk

Nicosia HIVE (HQ UNFICYP)
Contact Nicosia HIVE on 00357 2235 9316 or email nicosiahive@armymail.mod.uk

 HIVEs have information blogs.
 Register for email updates to keep informed about information relevant to you. 


Find out about RAF Akrotiri, accommodation, medical facilities, schools, amenities and recreation: HERE

Staying Healthy in Cyprus



If you are posted to Cyprus and require information contact HIVE

Monday, 17 October 2016

Monday, 10 October 2016

British Armed Forces -Falkland Islands Families Handbook

This booklet is to help assist you and your family with making the transition from your previous posting too Mount Pleasant Complex (MPC), as easy as possible. 



Friday, 23 September 2016

Big White Wall


That moment when everything calms down to a standstill; when, even if it is just for moment, life seems to make sense and the smile that has appeared on your face had no second thought. Peace is a simple concept yet it can be the hardest to accomplish. September sees the United Nations’ International Day of Peace (Wednesday 21st) take place around the world. It is a time to reflect on what makes each of us peaceful, on how we can create a more peaceful society, and on what has been sacrificed to achieve peace in the past. It can serve as a reminder that we are all seeking a more peaceful life.

With Big White Wall’s trained counsellors (called Wall Guides) and peer support, there is always a peaceful place to go 24/7. All UK serving personnel, veterans, reservists and their families aged 16+ can access free and anonymous online

Whether it is wellbeing or mental health issues, stress or just going through a tough time, Big White Wall is here to provide safe, anonymous support at any time, day or night.

Big White Wall is supported by Help for Heroes, the Ministry of Defence and
NHS England to support the UK Armed Forces, veterans, and their families.



Tuesday, 20 September 2016

CarillionAmey: Is your heating working?

As we are approaching autumn and colder weather is soon to arrive, we want to make sure the heating in your home is in good working order.
Please check that your boiler is working.
Is it firing up properly? Are the radiators heating up?

If you notice an issue, please call our Helpdesk on 0800 707 6000 (option 1) to log a repair. Our Helpdesk is open 24/7 365 days a year.



 For further guidance please watch the self-help video: CLICK HERE...



Monday, 19 September 2016

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

Monday, 22 August 2016

Scottish Veterans Residences


BLIND VETERANS UK: Find volunteering opportunities in your area


Volunteers are hugely important to us.

Without their skills, knowledge and experience we wouldn't be able to make such a huge difference to blind ex-Service men and women.

If you're thinking about helping, we'd love to have you on board!

There are always plenty of opportunities.
You'll be amazed at what you will get back in return: the opportunity to make new friends, learn new skills and build on existing ones whilst making a difference to someone else's life.



Watch the video to find out more....


Find out more about volunteering with Blind Veterans UK


Blind Veterans UK - Sign up for the 2017 Ride London Cycling event in aid of Blind Veterans UK - details.


Beat the 2017 ‪#‎RideLondon‬ ballot 

No need to wait months to find out if you have a place in next year’s race – sign up now with Blind Veterans UK for only £25 and be a cycling hero!


Interested in exploring a career in the NHS?





Hampshire Outdoor Centres

Runways End Outdoor Centre


School group activities




Tile Barn Outdoor Centre

Team away days

Calshot Activities Centre
Ski and snowboard facilities


The Hampshire and Cass Foundation Mountain Centre
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CLICK HERE to visit the website and 
see what facilities are available