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Tax Credit

You can claim extra tax credits to help with your childcare costs if you’re eligible. Use this tool to work out what childcare costs you should claim. You can make your claim 7 days before you start paying for childcare. Find out more using the…

Tax free childcare information for providers

The Tax-Free Childcare offer is a new scheme being launched by the Government from early 2017 alongside the additional 15 hours free childcare for working parents. This scheme is designed to help working families with their childcare costs. We will update this page as and when more…

Tax Free Childcare – Parents Information

The Tax-Free Childcare offer is a new scheme launched by the Government alongside the additional 15 hours free childcare for working parents. This scheme is designed to help working families with their childcare costs. For working families, including the self-employed, in the UK With children…

Tips for using 30 hours free childcare

Please download the document on the right for tips for using 30  hours free childcare.

Top things parents need to know about the new offers: Tax-Free Childcare and 30 hours free childcare

Below are Top things parents need to know about the new offers: Tax-Free Childcare and 30 hours free childcare  You can download the full document on the right.

Top things providers need to know about Tax-Free Childcare

Top things providers need to know about Tax-Free Childcare: For full information see the factsheet 

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 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.

Travel Care & Support Team (or SEN Passenger Transport)

The Travel Care and Support Team commissions and manages a range of transport operators who provide transport for schools. For information about applying for travel assistance please use this link. The Travel Care team cannot accept new referrals directly from the public. However, if you…

Troubled Families

The council is taking part in the government’s Troubled Families programme 2015 to 2020. This is a cross agency programme led by Children’s Services to identify and help families with complex needs. In order to identify and support families experiencing complex difficulties, the council and partner organisations,…
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