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Support for Parents

COVID-19 / Coronavirus We have created a page to provide service updates and useful resources relating to Family Information. Please click here to access the page Bringing up children is likely to be one of the most difficult jobs any of us ever do. As…

Support for Parents of Children with SEND

Parent Zone Parents from our parent groups across the Bi-borough have proposed a range of questions across education, health and social care that they would like to have answered. In our new Parent Zone, we publish these questions alongside answers from staff at the Local…

Support for young carers

Drawn by Kylie, age 7 Are you under 18 and looking after someone in your family who is ill or disabled? This may be a parent, a brother or sister or a grandparent. Maybe you help by staying at home a lot to be there…

Tax Credit

You can claim extra tax credits to help with your childcare costs if you’re eligible. Use this tool to work out what childcare costs you should claim. You can make your claim 7 days before you start paying for childcare. Find out more using the…

Tax Free childcare – parents information

The Tax-Free Childcare offer is a new scheme launched by the Government alongside the additional 15 hours free childcare for working parents. This scheme is designed to help working families with their childcare costs. For working families, including the self-employed, in the UK With children…

Thinking about the future?

For students from Year 9 onwards who may be thinking about higher education or are interested but do not know much about it, there is a new website to get a flavour of what it would be like to continue studying. There are short, fun…

Tips for using 30 hours free childcare

Please download the document on the right for tips for using 30  hours free childcare.

Training and support for schools and settings

This page brings together council-commissioned training options for schools and settings in Westminster relevant to supporting children and young people with special educational needs and/or disabilities (SEND).   View the sections below to find out more about the different training packages that are available. 

Training for Early Years professionals

Information about all training opportunites for Early Years professionals and childminders are provided below. Please contact the Childcare and Early Education Service if you would like to advertise any training opportunites for Early Years Practitioners. BBCEES Offer   EY Partners Offer Knowledge Hub PHE Physical…

Training for Professionals

Information about all training opportunites for Early Years professionals are provided below. Please contact the Childcare and Early Education Service if you would like to advertise any training opportunites for Early Years Practitioners.