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This page has been created to pull together FAQs to support your setting. Here is an overview of everything that needs to be considered when registering with Ofsted: 

FAQs for schools/providers/childminders

Click on the links below to expand the section. Additional information about claiming for funded children: Please see YouTube videos via the link below showing how to add the funded children onto the FIS Portal (Synergy Tribal system)

Food and activity offers during half term

Once again we will be running various activities for young people in Westminster. If your child attends any of our play and youth hub activities, they will receive a free meal. If you aren't already a member there are also a small number of food…

Food and activity offers during half term

Once again we will be running various activities for young people in Westminster. If your child attends any of our play and youth hub activities, they will receive a free meal. If you aren't already a member there are also a small number of food…

Fostering and adoption

Placements Westminster City Council shares its fostering and adoption service with the London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham and Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, devoting more resources to helping find families for the children who need them.  Private fostering If you have been looking…

Get Ahead Project

Get ahead Project (Part of the London ESF Youth Programme). Work = Pay If you are aged 16 - 24 years, not in education, employment or training and have a learning disability and/or difficulty, we could help you to 'Get ahead'. Available in Central and South London…

Get parenting support and advice at your local Family Hub

Children’s Centres have gone through some changes over the last year and we will now be developing three new Family Hubs in Westminster – Churchill Gardens in the south, Queen’s Park in the north west, and Church Street in the north east. These will develop…

Government schemes to help with childcare costs

Are you looking for support with childcare costs? Childcare Choices brings together all the government childcare offers in one place for the first time. The new Childcare Choices website makes it easy to find out what’s on offer. Use the Childcare Calculator at www.gov.uk/childcare-calculator to…

The Green Room

DCLG funded project to improve housing pathways for homeless women experiencing multiple disadvantage and domestic abuse in the tri-borough.

Guidance for service providers

There are two sections of this website: Information for Families provides information to all parents and carers of children and young people aged 0-19 years, or 0-25 years if their child has a Special Educational Need or Disability (SEND). The SEND Local Offer focuses on providing…