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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 Physical development…

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 PHE…

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.

Turn2Us

Turn2us is a national charity that helps people in financial hardship gain access to welfare benefits, charitable grants and support services. They can help you check what benefits you may be entitled to or looks for funds that might be able to give you a…

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…

Universal Credit

Universal Credit is a payment to help with your living costs. It’s paid monthly. Download the information below.

Using a nanny

Using a nanny Nannies provide childcare in your own home and can look after children of any age. They often work flexible hours so can be a good option if you work shifts or unsociable hours. Your child will also have the advantage of being…

Visiting Family Hubs

Our Family Hub buildings remain open and we are providing support to families in a range of safe ways. If you need some support please contact 020 7641 5923 or email bessboroughfamilyhub@westminster.gov.uk. If you go through to our answerphone please leave a message including your phone number and…

Visual Impairment

We have created the following factsheets to support EY practitioners: Visual Impairment Service Offer 2019 - 2020  Referral form pathway for visual impairment 2019 Resources and guidance