School admissions and appeals

Nurture the future

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    Travel expenses

    We offer school travel support to certain families. Find out what we offer and if you're eligible.

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    Paying for school uniforms

    School uniforms and all the extras can be expensive. Read some advice which may help you reduce some of the costs.

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    Parenting programmes

    Parenting programmes provide support, advice and guidance to parents and carers living in the borough of Rochdale.

Things to do

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    Events and activities

    See the events taking place across the borough, from festivals to sports.

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    Youth clubs and activities

    There's loads to do at your local youth club, such as playing pool with friends, listening to music, and more.

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    Find family hubs

    View locations, opening times, facilities and more for all family hubs in the borough of Rochdale.

Decision making

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    Policies, strategies and reviews

    We use policy and strategy documents to guide our decisions. We also use them to develop and run our services fairly and consistently.

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    Councillors and committees

    Councillors are responsible for agreeing provision of services and how the council's money is spent.