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Employment Support

Employment Support  Autism Exchange Work Opportunities Autism Exchange is a work experience programme for autistic young people aged 16-25. The programme offers access to paid opportunities throughout the year in leading organisations and companies. Since being established 2015 in partnership with the Civil Service, our programme led by…

ESOL (English for Speakers of other Languages) courses

The Abbey Centre Westminster Adult Education Service MEWSO Henna

EYFS (information for practitioners)

Find useful inspection handbooks and frameworks via this link: New EYFS framework (from Sep 2021) EYFS guidance on exemptions EYFSP handbook Development Matters EY inspection handbook Progress check at age 2 Well Comm training for EYFS

Fair Shot Training Programme

"Changing lives one cup at a time", Fair Shot are a social enterprise cafe and registered UK charity that aims to transform the lives of young adults aged 18-25 with learning disabilities and/or autism through specialty coffee. Their mission is to be the stepping stone to…

Family Information Service (FIS) Newsletters

Here you will find copies of our Family Information Service Newsletters: 2023 Autumn edition Summer edition Spring edition 2022 Winter 2022 edition Autumn 2022 edition Summer 2022 edition Spring 2022 edition 2021 Winter 2021 edition Autumn 2021 edition Summer 2021 edition Spring 2021 edition  2020…

Family safety and social care

This section aims to provide guidance on how to help keep your family safe and well.  Early Help Safeguarding children Domestic violence and abuse Organisations and services providing family support

FAQs post 16 options

Below you will find answers to some questions you may have about post 16 options.

Finance your studies

https://www.gov.uk/1619-bursary-fund (for details of 16-19 bursary) https://www.gov.uk/studentfinance (for higher education) Higher Education and other options www.ucas.com www.notgoingtouni.co.uk www.opendays.com www.ukcoursefinder.com www.etrust.org.uk/the-year-in-industry  www.fulbright.co.uk (educational opportunities/colleges in USA)

Financial help

The type of financial help you can get will depend on your circumstances.  16 to 19 Bursary Fund If you need financial support to stay in education or training after the age of 16, you can apply at your chosen school, college or training provider…

Financial support and advice

In this page you may find information about different types of financial support:  Baby banks Food support Sure Start maternity grant Westminster cost of living support hub Help for households: national advice and support Local and national benefits information Turn 2 us: benefits calculator Budget…