Skip to main content

Advice & Information

 Directory results

Being in care and leaving care

Being looked after If you're under 18 and not living with your parents, Westminster City Council has a duty to help you. This guide tells you about your rights when you are in care, including information on: your care plan your education what you are…

Bi-Borough Autism Advisory Service

The Autism Advisory team has collated an audit for settings to use when they suspect a child may displaying behaviours consistent with Social, Communication differences.  It is recommended that settings use this audit as a tool to assess how often children are displaying behaviours and…

Bi-borough Sensory Impairment Support Service consultation

8 March 2019 - Update - Consultation Report Thanks to all those who took part in the consultation, which is now closed. The final report is now available via this link. For any further comments, feedback or suggestions on the proposal, this report or the future…

Bi-borough Short Breaks Parenting Programme

The Bi-borough Short Breaks Service offers a range of parenting support groups and training for parent/carers. Please see the below links for online videos you can do with your child or young person at home: Drama Therapy in the home for SEND CYP part 1 - https://youtu.be/WG5eAK-aM0U…

Bi-lingual quick tips for parents and practitioners

The National Literacy Trust have a great set of quick tips (19 languages).  We have produced a series of bi-lingual quick tips for parents and practitioners to help children develop good talking and listening skills. There are lots of different languages. The following tips are…

Breakfast and after school clubs

Wraparound childcare You may find the following guide useful: Before and after school childcare: Everything you need to know about wraparound care - The Education Hub (blog.gov.uk) Breakfast clubs These provide a safe place for your child to wait until school starts and many can provide…

Budgeting Loans

You could get a Budgeting Loan to help pay for essential things like furniture, clothes, moving costs or hire purchase debts. The smallest amount you can borrow is £100. Budgeting Loans are interest-free so you only pay back what you borrow. You normally have to repay the…

Bullying

Bullying can occur in a number of forms, from nasty indirect tweets to race or gender based discrimination.  A 2012 survey by the NSPCC showed that between 2012 and 2013, 16,000 young people were absent from school due to bullying, and that half of lesbian, gay and bisexual…