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SafeCall

SafeCall is a scheduled telephone call to children who are referred to us by professionals working with them. They will be offered a non-judgemental, safe space to talk about their experiences in confidence. We will reassure them that there is a way out, support them…

Safeguarding children

The Local Safeguarding Children Board (LSCB) for Hammersmith& Fulham, Kensington and Chelsea and Westminster. The safeguarding of children is everyone's responsibility, and the LSCB website contains in depth information for: Children and young people Parents, carers and the public professionals and volunteers The LSCB site…

Safeguarding children (information for professionals)

This section aims to support staff (paid and voluntary) safeguard the children within their care. Within this section you will find links to: How to make a safeguarding referral Information on the LADO and how they can support staff if an allegation is made against…

School Admissions

Applying for a primary school place for Sep 2023 start If your child was born between 1 September 2018 and 31 August 2019 it will be time to start thinking about the primary school you would like your child to attend from September 2023. The…

School SEN Policies and Information Reports

Schools (including mainstream schools, nurseries, and academy schools) must publish information on their websites about their arrangements for meeting the needs of pupils with SEN. This includes their SEN Policy and SEN Information Report. These should be freely available to download from their websites and must…

School terms and holiday dates

The following are the recommended school terms and holiday dates for nursery, primary and secondary schools. Please note that schools have the autonomy to determine their own term dates. The School Admissions Team will continue to consult on and determine recommended dates, as outlined below,…

School Uniform Support Scheme

Westminster City Council has announced new funding to help families with the cost of school uniforms, as part of a package of measures to help Westminster residents struggling with the rising cost of living. The School Uniform Support Scheme will help families of children in…

School, education and learning

In the UK, education is compulsory for all children between the ages of 5 (4 in Northern Ireland) and 16. In addition, the National Curriculum in England and Wales is constructed in five Key Stages::  1. Early years (under 5 year olds) 2. Primary education Key Stage…

Schools Hub

Welcome to the Bi-Borough Schools Hub, a dedicated platform to support teachers and school staff in Westminster. In this section, we aim to provide you with important updates, information and guidance, which hopefully you will find useful. Please feel free to explore the different sections below: …

Secondary schools

Please find below Westminster's secondary schools guide in the link below: Applying for secondary schools guide Contact Schools admissions for further information.