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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 uniforms

School uniforms If you have any queries about support with school uniforms, some schools offer second hand uniforms. Please contact your child's school to see if this is an option. Also, charities may offer some financial assistance to cover some of the cost of uniforms.…

School, education and learning

The National Curriculum in England and Wales is constructed in five Key Stages: Key Stage 1 - Foundation year and Years 1 to 2 - for pupils aged between 5 and 7 years old Key Stage 2 - Years 3 to 6 - for pupils…

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.

SEN Inclusion Fund (SENIF)

The SEN Inclusion Fund (SENIF) is available to ensure the inclusion of children with additional needs in early education.  The Enhanced SENIF is for:  3- and 4-year olds (no matter where they live) who are taking up any number of hours of free entitlement who have…

SEND assessment in the EY

Please find below information related to SEND assessment in the early years: The four-part 'graduated approach' Pen Green SEND assessment in the EY EY ASD checklist Well Comm training videos Referrals Should you have any queries, please contact the Early Years Advisory Team

SEND in schools

Please click here to access the Westminster SEND Local Offer updates on COVID-19 This page has been created specifically for Early Years in schools. You will find information that will support you and your staff. Concerns about a child Early Years SEND 0-5 Pathway Inclusion Funding Supporting…

SEND information and guidance for Early Years Practitioners

Concerns about a child Early Years SEND 0-5 Pathway Our vision for EY in the Bi-Borough SEND funding EY SEND audit SEND assessment in the EY EHC Needs Assessment EHC Plan Early Intervention Service team (formerly Short Breaks) Referrals Training Speech and language monitoring tool…

SEND Local Offer

We are continually reviewing and developing the Local Offer and would welcome your feedback. Please complete our short survey or contact us. Did you know you can download the Local Offer as an icon on your phone? Visit the Local Offer Autism Zone SEND Children and Young People's…

SEND Referrals

0-5 referral pathway Multi-agency assessment and referral form (MARF) Child Development Service Educational Psychology (EP) Speech and Language (SALT) Occupational Therapy (OT) Autism EY Intervention Team Hearing support Visual impairment Children physiotherapy Should you have any queries, please contact the Early Years Advisory Team