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100 things to do when school is out

Schools out what can you do to keep active and entertained. See out suggested 100 things to do when school is out.

30 Hours Free Childcare Campaign

The Department for Education (DfE) is launching a campaign to promote and raise awareness of the benefits that using 30 hours childcare can have for working families.  Hear more from families who have benefited from 30 hours here: Family Case Studies Want to find out…

30 hours free childcare LA and early years provider guide

The operational guidance to support the delivery of the 30 hours extended entitlement was published on 21st April 2017. The guidance can be found here. This builds on the statutory guidance and is intended to support local authorities and providers understand in more detail the…

Activities

Free activities To find a list of free activities for children, please visit our Young Westminster website: www.westminster.gov.uk/free-activities-and-ways-save-money Duke of Edinburgh The Duke of Edinburgh's Award (DofE) is an adventure and volunteering programme for people aged between 14 and 24. You complete activities in 4…

Additional 15 hours’ free childcare for 3 & 4 year olds for working parents

At the moment all 3 & 4 year olds are entitled to up to 15 hours of free childcare and early education a week for up to 38 weeks a year.  This provision can be accessed in school Nursery classes, private Day Nurseries and Pre-schools…

Additional guidance for providers and Job Centre Plus

Additional guidance for providers and Job Centre Plus - changes to eligibility criteria under Universal Credit and guidance on no take home pay Please see attached a one-page document on the changes that are being made to the eligibility criteria for the free early education…

Advice for teenagers and young adults as mumps figures increase

On 7th June 2017, Public Health England (PHE) alerted the public to an increase in the number of cases of mumps in teenagers and young adults in London. The London Borough of Hammersmith & Fulham, Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea and Westminster City Council…

After school clubs

After school clubs These can provide care and play activities or additional supported study for your child after school has finished.

Au pairs

Au pairs Au pairs are young people from either the European Union (EU) or one of a limited number of other countries who have come to the UK on an au pair scheme. They usually come to learn English and can help look after the…

Becoming a childminder

Interested in becoming a childminder or childcare provider? Childminding is an interesting and rewarding career. You can gain professional qualifications, get support in setting up your own business, work from your own home and become your own boss. If you are interested in becoming a…
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