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SEND funding in the Early Years

Early years settings include nurseries, pre-schools, childminders and schools providing early education for children up to the age of five. These settings are expected to meet the needs of most children from their core budget. However, if early years settings are unable to meet a…

SEND inclusion passport and exemplar

SEND inclusion passport template SEND inclusion passport exemplar

SEND information and guidance for Early Years Practitioners

This section aims to provide useful information and guidance about SEND matters for professionals in the Early Years sector: Concerns about a child: what to do SEND toolkit Identifying children with SEND: information and guidance Guide for Childminders EY SEND audit The four-part 'graduated approach'…

SEND Local Offer

We are continually reviewing and developing the Local Offer and would welcome your feedback. Please complete our short survey or contact us. Did you know you can download the Local Offer as an icon on your phone? Visit the Local Offer Autism Zone SEND Children and Young People's…

SEND Referrals

0-5 referral pathway Multi-agency assessment and referral form (MARF) Child Development Service Educational Psychology (EP) Speech and Language (SALT) Occupational Therapy (OT) Autism EY Intervention Team Hearing support Visual impairment Children physiotherapy Should you have any queries, please contact the Early Years Advisory Team

SEND resources and guidance for practitioners

Range of different resources and advice for professionals can be found here. Community occupational therapy resources SALT resources Sensory processing difficulties Autism Spectrum Condition Hearing impairment/Deafness Down's syndrome Additional support for professionals (IPSEA) NASEN Resources Westminster SEND Local Offer Westminster SEND IASS

SEND Toolkit

The SEND Toolkit is a comprehensive document for Early years professionals and includes useful links, proformas and local Bi-borough information. Exemplar SENIF Exemplar EHCNA SEND toolkit

Sexual Health

Sex is part of many young adults’ lives and this is perfectly normal. It's also perfectly normal if you have chosen not to have sex - you don't have to until you feel fully ready. No-one has the right to try and convince you otherwise…

Social Services and Family Support

Social Services and family support What we do and who we can help Many people are worried that contacting children's social services will mean that children are taken into care. In fact, unless a child is in danger, we will work hard with parents to help…

South Kensington Green Trail

From the end of July to mid-October, South Kensington is coming alive with exciting new installations and a green trail for visitors. Pop-up nature hubs and installations created by architects, artists and garden designers will leave you buzzing with new ideas and inspiring visions for…