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Early Help

In Westminster we use the term early help to refer to any extra support you may need for your family.  This can range from providing information, to support in your home or recommending courses that might be helpful for you. You might already be using…

Early help, portage & parental counselling

Rainbow Nursery & Family Centre provide independent supoort for parents of children with SEND. The services provides information for parents on what services are available, helps parents navigate the EHCP process and can act as a point of contact for clinicans and social workers. For details…

Early Years and Childcare Q&As

On this page, you can find answers to your questions regarding early years and childcare for special educational needs and/or disabilities (SEND). All the questions have been submitted by local parents and answered by Local Authority staff. Click on a question to read the response.  …

Early years funding for children with SEND

Early years settings include nurseries, pre-schools and childminders 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 child's…

Early Years Hub

"Brilliant Beginnings for all Children" Welcome to the Bi-borough Early Years Hub, a dedicated space for Early Years professionals and childminders in Westminster. The Bi-borough Early Education and Childcare Service is committed to supporting you and to strengthening your childcare business. Our aim is to support you…

Early years in schools

"Brilliant beginnings for all children" Welcome to the Bi-borough Early Years hub, a dedicated space for Early Years professionals in schools in Westminster. The Bi-borough Early Education and Childcare Service is committed to supporting you and to strengthening your school setting. Our aim is to support you in…

Early Years partners' offer

Business skills   SEND training offer Federation of Westminster Special School Training and Outreach Service Speech and Language Therapy (SLT) Service Early Years SALT virtual training sessions   First aid courses   Change4Life training Local safeguarding board Prevent duty training Tri-Music Together - Musical Development…

Early years support in the home

Drawn by Nico, age 6 Early Support Service Early Support is a key working service available to families caring for children (aged 0-5) with a complex disability requiring them to be in contact with a wide range of health and social care professionals. It provides…

Easter Activities Offer

Westminster City Council has joined forces with Voluntary Sector Organisations, schools, libraries and Active Westminster to offer an inclusive and exciting Easter programme of food and activities. The programme is targeted at children and young people (aged 4-16 years) and will be available throughout the…

Educating your child at home

Educating your child at home Parents/carers are legally required to ensure their child is in receipt of a suitable education but this does not have to be in a school. Some will choose to electively home educate. Elective home education is the term used to…