Children and Young People's Services

Children and Young People’s Services (CYPS)

The BDA Dyslexia Friendly Quality Mark for CYPS is made up of standards that cover 7 key areas:

Standard One: Leadership and Management
Standard Two: Practice
Standard Three: Communication
Standard Four: Training
Standard Five: Partnerships
Standard Six: Educational Provision
Standard Seven: Educational Practice


All sections of a Children and Young People’s Directorate will be able to complete areas 1 - 5, with those sections that have direct responsibility for education completing areas 1 - 7.

Information Pack for CYPS

To download the information pack for CYPS, click here.

The information pack contains the following documents:


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* If you would prefer to break these payments down annually, please contact us.

  Fee before
Fee incl. VAT
at 20%
Registration payment
Due with your application form.
£200.00 £240.00
Annual Maintenance Fee
Due one year after registration.
£75.00 £90.00
Verification payment*
Due before your verification visit and within 2 years of registration.
£750.00 £900.00
Annual Status Maintenance Fee
Due annually after QM status is achieved.
£75.00 £90.00
Re-Verification payment*
Due every 3 years after the Quality Mark is awarded.
£750.00 £900.00