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  • Come Along to Our Supported Internship Open Day

    The Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea's Supported Internship Programme gives young people with special educational needs and/or disabilities (SEND) an opportunity to gain work experience and learn new skills to help them into long-term employment.  Our current interns are working in a diverse range…
  • Caxton Employment Support Service is recruiting for its April cohort

    Caxton Youth Organisation's Employment Support Service is seeking applications from a new cohort of 16-25 year olds with learning disabilities who want to start on the path to employment this April.  Caxton Youth Organisation uses person-centred planning to ensure support is tailored to the individual’s…
  • Neurodiversity Celebration Week, 13th-17th May 2019

    All children and young people have different strengths, talents, weaknesses and needs, and this is no different for those children and young people with special educational needs and/or disabilities (SEND). While it can be easy for professionals involved in the care of children and young…
  • SEND Events at London Transport Museum

    For seven days every year, London Transport Museum opens its doors outside of usual hours to create a relaxed atmosphere perfect for children and young people with special educational needs and/or disabilities (SEND).  A these special times, the museum will be quiet and free from…
  • A day to celebrate young carers

    Some children and young people play a significant role supporting a family-member with a disability or who suffer from long-term or severe health problems. This might be  with washing, helping the person to move about, or cooking, shopping and filling their paperwork. Children and young…
  • Make it Happen parent group newsletter launched

    Make it Happen, also known as Westminster Parents Participation Group (WPPG), have launched their first ever newsletter to keep local parent carers of children with SEND up-to-date with the support available in Westminster. The newsletter will be released termly and will include local news, opportunities…
  • Bi-Borough Sensory Impairment Support Service Consultation

    The council has announced a proposal to develop a new Bi-Borough Sensory Impairment Support Service. This will be led by the Westminster Training and Outreach Service and aims to improve support for children and young people with sensory impairment in Kensington and Chelsea and Westminster…
  • Teachers of the Deaf launch termly 'Hearing Impairment" newsletter

    Teachers of the Deaf from the Federation of Westminster Special Schools (FWSS) Training and Outreach are delighted to publish the Autumn Term Newsletter for parents/carers of children and young people with hearing loss. This will be the first of their new termly bulletin to share…
  • Changes to Primary School Assessment for Pupils with the Most Complex Needs

    The Department for Education (DfE) has announced that, from 2020, primary school pupils with the most complex needs will have their attainment measured using a new approach better able to reflect their progress.  A limitation of the ‘P scales’, currently used for all students in…
  • Join Our New Employment Pathways Parent Group

    Rachel Edwards, our SEND Employment Pathways Coordinator, invites parents and carers from Westminster and Kensington and Chelsea to join a small Employment Pathways group. The group aims to better understand the experience of young people and their families of the system as it is now…
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