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Training for Early Years professionals

This page aims to provide information about training opportunities for professionals in the Early Years sector: Bi-Borough Early Education and Childcare Service (BBEECS) offer: The CPD programme is designed to help Ofsted registered early years and childcare providers (including childminders), children’s centres, schools and independent…

Training for Early Years professionals in schools

Information about all training opportunites for Early Years professionals in schools is provided below. Please contact the Childcare and Early Education Service if you would like to advertise any training opportunites for Early Years Practitioners. Support for schools EY Partners' offer Knowledge Hub information: All…

Transitions in the Early Years (information for practitioners)

Starting nursery or school is a big milestone in a child’s life and can be both an exciting and anxious time for the child, parents and carers. Below are a few tips and guidance that can support you as an early years practitioner to make…

Under 5s Activities to do at home

Here are some resources you can do with your under 5s whilst at home: Download these activities Mindful Monsters Mr Cress Head  Den Building  How to make Playdough  Pasta Jewellery  Shake Rattle and Roll  Brown Bear Physical Activity  Treasure Basket Babies  Owl babies story time…

Useful contact details for professionals and practitioners

Bi-Borough Early Education and Childcare Service (children up to 5 years old): Tel:         07814 804 262 / 07971 625922Email:     Bi-boroughChildCareEarlyEd@rbkc.gov.ukWebsite: Westminster website Bi-Borough Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) Service: Tel:      020 7361 3311Email:  SEN@rbkc.gov.ukPost:    Kensington Town Hall, 2nd…

Useful information and documents for childminders

If you are a childminder, the following links, documents and guidance may be of interest to you: Guidance on recording and tracking children’s achievements in the revised EYFS EYFS 2019 Handbook  EYFS 2020-21 Handbook  GDPR - what is it and how it will affect your childminding…

Useful organisations (information for childminders)

There are also a number of organisations that can help support you to manage your childminding business, ensure you are covered and do not find yourself caught out during common areas of dispute. Here are some links for you to find out more: PACEY can help…

Volunteering

Make a difference today and join Team Westminster where you can donate your time to help people and good causes. There are many ways to volunteer with Team Westminster. Find a volunteering opportunity on our new volunteering website. Team Westminster Social Action Fit volunteering around…

Westminster Council Services: information and contact details

Information and contact details can be found on the following link: Westminster City Council: all services

Westminster Libraries

There are a 12 free public libraries based across the city offering a wide range of services, activities and events for people of all ages and different needs. Find out more about the Westminster Libraries on the sections below:  Libraries opening times and contact details…