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Educational and training opportunities for young people

Young people can leave school on the last Friday in June if they will be 16 by the end of the summer holidays. However, they must then do one of the following until they reach 18: stay in full-time education, for example at a college…

Emergency childcare

When you have young children it's not a case of if you have a breakdown in your usual childcare but when. As a parent of nursery age children, you need a backup plan for when your usual childcare arrangements fall through. After all, friends and family are not always available…

Emergency help with money

If you are struggling to afford the basic household items for your family, the following programmes may be able to help:

Emotional wellbeing support for young people

Mental health is just like physical health, everybody has it, and it’s important to take care of it. Feeling down some of the time is normal, but if you want to talk to someone about your thoughts or feelings, there are plenty of routes you…

Employment and Support Allowance (ESA)

What is it? A benefit that’s paid if you are unable to work because of sickness or disability. Who gets it? If you can’t work because of a pregnancy-related illness and you can’t claim Statutory Sick Pay. Employment and Support Allowance can be paid until…

Employment opportunities and support

How to write a CV Westminster careers and jobs Westminster employment service   Working in early years Young entreprise Organisations and services offering support Timewise jobs Jobcentre Plus


Find useful inspection handbooks and frameworks via this link: New EYFS framework (from Sep 2021) EYFS guidance EYFSP handbook EYFS statuatory framework 2017 EY inspection handbook EYFSP reforms early adopter version handbook

EYFS Early adopter documents

EYFS Profile EYFS reform change map Development Matters EYFSP reforms early adopter version handbook

Fair processing notice for 2 year old funding

This privacy notice explains to parents and carers how their personal information will be collected and shared by Westminster City Council to process applications for 2 year old funding. Westminster City Council are the Data Controllers of this information and we will use this information in…

Family Hubs

Family Hubs provide support for parents/carers and their children, and young people up to the age of 19 (or to 25 for those with special educational needs and disabilities). At Westminster Family Hubs you can find friendly, experienced and qualified staff who can assist you with…