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  • Providers offering 30 hours free childcare

    Looking for childcare offering 30 hours? A list of participating providers for the 30 Hours Free Childcare for 3 and 4 year olds can be found on the link below, including Childminders, Nurseries and Schools: Click here
  • New!! Family Information Service Newsletter

    The Family Information Service has created a newsletter to provide news and updates about what is available for families in Westminster. Download a copy today and let us know what you think! If you would like to provide feedback on our service please complete our survey…
  • Road Safety Week 16th - 22nd November 2020

    Run a Beep Beep! Day to engage early years in road safety basics. Beep Beep! Days with Timmy Time, sponsored by Churchill, are a great opportunity for early year’s educators to introduce children to road safety basics, with fun activities and resources provided by Brake,…
  • St Quintins Centre

    Please find information attached regarding 3 sessions for siblings of children/young people with disabilities to be held at St Quintins, October-December 2020. These sessions will be led by St Quintins playworkers. All attendees need to fill the attached form and return this to St Quintins…
  • Advice and Support for Deaf Young People re. exam results

    Exam Results Are Out - What Next? Advice and Support for Deaf Young People 25 August 2020 10.30am-11.30am   Suitable for deaf young people aged 16-18 and their families.   If you’re a deaf young person or a parent of a deaf young person, receiving…
  • Resources about healthy relationships launched for children and young people with SEND

    New resources developed by the National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (NSPCC) aim to support children and young people with special educational needs and/or disabilities (SEND) understand their emotions, relationships and identity.  The 'Love Life' resources combine video drama with suggestions for…
  • Extension of the Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND) Tribunal Trial

    The Government has extended its two-year Trial of increased powers for the Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND) Tribunal so that it is now due to end at the end of August 2020. This means that the Tribunal will continue to hear appeals relating to…
  • Launch event of the Bi-borough Sensory Support Team

    Thursday the 10th October saw the launch of the new Bi-Borough Sensory Support Team for the boroughs of Kensington and Chelsea and Westminster.  The new Bi-Borough Sensory Support Team is the result of planning and talking to families and professionals.  The team is made up…
  • A trailblazer to improve mental health provision in schools

    This World Mental Health Day, we turn our spotlight on the exciting trailblazer project currently underway in Westminster and Kensington & Chelsea to bring children and young people (aged 5-25 years) who attend local schools access to strengthened support for their low and moderate mental…
  • Winners of the Local Offer Art Competition

    We had over forty spectacular entries as part of our Local Offer Art Competition for children and young people with SEND that ran earlier this year. The creativity and artistic skill on display was astounding and it proved very difficult for our judges to select…