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15 and 30 hours free early learning for 2, 3 and 4-year-olds promotional videos

The following video explains about the 15 and 30 hours funded early education and childcare for 2, 3 and 4-year-olds in Westminster. You can also access a subtitled version in: Amharic, Arabic, Bengali, Farsi, Kurdish, Somali, Sorani, Tigrinya.

15 hours free early education and childcare for every 3 and 4-year-old

All three and four-year-old children are entitled to a free universal early education place.  Each place provides 15 hours of early years education for up to 38 weeks per year.  However, this universal entitlement is flexible and can be accessed over a minimum of three days per week (this…

2-2½ years integrated review. EYFS progress check

It is important to liaise with your local health visiting teams as soon as you have concerns about a child (with parental consent). Universal Approach It was agreed that early years settings will complete the page below for all children who are due a Health…

30 hours free early education for eligible 3 & 4-year-olds (extended entitlement)

Some children may now be entitled to an additional 15 hours of free childcare, otherwise known as the '30 Hours Childcare' or 'Extended Entitlement'. This entitlement would overall amount to 1,140 hours of funded childcare. Check if you are eligible: 30 hours free childcare | Childcare choices…

After school clubs

After school clubs These can provide care and play activities or additional supported study for your child after school has finished. Contact your child's school to see if they offer this provision.  

Are you a private foster carer?

If you have been looking after a young person under 16 who isn’t a close relative for 28 days or more you could be in a private fostering arrangement. If you think you are in a private fostering arrangement you must tell us. By telling…

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…

Babies and children's healthy eating

Please find below information and tips on how to set healthy eating habits from the early years: Weaning to solids understanding-food-groups Overweight children aged 2 to 5 Healthy weight children - advice for parents Healthy recipes - guide for parents start4life weaning wallplanner

Barnados Projects

Three different funded Barnardo’s projects supporting young people involved with and experiencing sexual abuse, and or exploitation. Work is still being allocated through this Covid 19 period and staff are working using 1-1 facetime contact and digital formats. TAITH  - Contact Westminster TAITH worker Pauline…

Becoming a childminder

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. To become a registered childminder you will need to hold a Level 3 or above in…