Christmas opening hours

Many public services and facilities run by the council and partners will be affected during the Christmas and New Year holidays.

Christmas opening hours

Extended Services work with schools to develop a core of services in and around schools.

How does it work?

Extended Services Development Officers support schools in a number of ways:

  • Development of school and community partnerships and projects
  • Training and advice
  • Applications for funding
  • Co-ordination of projects and activity
  • Support for schools to develop elements of the core offer where there may be gaps

Officers have an in-depth understanding of local areas and services available to families, can provide a link between schools and other services, and can help schools achieve the nationally recognised Leading Parent Partnership Advisers (LPPA) award.


Extended Services includes access to:

  • Study Support
  • Parent Support Adviser Team
  • Community use of school buildings
  • Family learning opportunities
  • Childcare
  • Referral into specialist services
  • Linking between schools