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Information about Covid-19 / Coronavirus - can be found in the Local Offer pages here. Concerns about a child Early Years SEND 0-5 Pathway Our vision for EY in the Bi-Borough SEND funding EY SEND audit SEND assessment in the EY EHC Needs Assessment EHC Plan…

SEND assessment in the EY

Please find below information related to SEND assessment in the early years: The four-part 'graduated approach' Pen Green SEND assessment in the EY EY ASD checklist Well Comm training videos Referrals Should you have any queries, please contact the Early Years Advisory Team

SEND funding

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 in schools

This page has been created specifically for Early Years in schools. You will find information that will support you and your staff. COVID-19 / Coronavirus Concerns about a child Inclusion Funding Bi-Borough Autism Advisory Service EHC Needs Assessment EHC Plan Referrals Training Speech and language…

SEND Local Offer

COVID-19 We have created a page to provide service updates and useful resources relating to SEND.  Please click here to access the page. 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…

SEND Referrals

Information about referral processes: Multi-agency assessment referral form Early Help Child Development Service Early Intervention Service referral forms Speech and Language (SALT) Occupational Therapy (OT) Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) Hearing Support Children Physiotherapy Visual Impairment

SEND related information

SEN strategies and plans Supporting children with SEN Early Years funding - for children with SEND What you need to know about SENIF Early Years SEN Toolkit SEN Support Flowchart EY SEND Audit

SEND Training for EY practitioners

  Accredited SENCO L3 training for practitioners 2021   Early Years SEND Local Offer Federation of Westminster Special Schools Training and Outreach Service Speech and Language Therapy (SALT) Service Tri-Music Together – Music in the EYFS Contact us

SENIF (information for practitioners)

The Enhanced SEN Inclusion Fund (SENIF) is available to ensure the inclusion of children with additional needs in early education.  The Enhanced SENIF is for:  3- and 4-year olds (no matter where they live) who are taking up any number of hours of free entitlement who…

Setting up a home-based childcare business course

The Bi-borough Early Education and Childcare Service deliver free information sessions for Westminster and RBKC residents interested in becoming a registered childminder. These sessions are delivered by Glynis Mates who is the Bi-borough Early Years & inclusion Advisor for childminders.   The Bi-borough Home-based Childcare Course…