The Welsh Government definition of a Service child
A ‘Service child’ has parent(s) – or person(s) with exercising parental responsibility – who is/are Service personnel:
- In HM Regular Armed Forces
- In full commitment as part of the full-time Reserve service
- Is a veteran who has been in service within the last two years
- One of their parents died whilst serving in the Armed Forces and the pupil receives a pension under the Armed Forces Compensation Scheme or the War Pensions Scheme.
SSCE Cymru also encourages schools and education settings to consider identifying and supporting Service children that fall outside of this definition by continuing to access and utilise the many resources available on the SSCE Cymru website and through the SSCE Cymru Network.