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Early Help and family support

In this section you can access information on the help and support available for families in Westminster: About the Early Help Service Family hubs Parenting support Domestic violence support Youth Justice Service Information for professionals Main services in this category: On the following sections, you…

Early years and childcare

When children are aged between 0-5 years, they are said to be in their “early years”. The early years are an important time for all children because experiences early-on in life can have long-term effects on development. They can be especially crucial years for children…

Early Years and Childcare careers, courses and qualifications

The Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) The EYFS Framework sets standards for the learning, development and care of children from birth to 5 years old. All schools and Ofsted-registered early years providers must follow the EYFS, including childminders, preschools, nurseries and school reception classes. The following link…

Early Years Educator apprenticeships (Skills for Life)

Spark children’s imaginations and make a difference to their development, while you earn as you learn. For further information, visit: Early Years Educator (apprenticeships.gov.uk). Or have a look at the following case studies.

Early Years event leaflet and poster

Please below a link to a copy of the poster and flyer for the Under 5s event taking place on Tuesday the 30th of May at Barlby Primary School and Thursday the 1st of June at St Gabriel's Primary School: Poster Leaflet  If you require…

Early Years Hub for practitioners

'Brilliant Beginnings for ALL Children' Welcome to the Bi-Borough Early Years Hub, a dedicated platform to support Early Years Practitioners and Childminders in Westminster. In this section, we aim to provide you with important updates, information and guidance, which hopefully you will find useful. Please feel…

Early years in schools

Welcome to the Westminster Early Years Hub, a dedicated space for Early Years Professionals in Schools 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…

Early Years Nutrition - Westminster Free Meals for Early Years

Dear Early Years Provider, We have put together a package of resources to support the implementation of free lunches for children attending early years settings in Westminster. Please explore the sections below for more information:

Early Years Pupil Premium (EYPP)

The Early Years Pupil Premium (EYPP) is additional funding given to early years providers to improve the education they provide to some 3 and 4-year-olds. Providers will use the money in ways that they think will support your child’s learning and development. This should be…

Early years support in the home for children with SEND

Drawn by Nico, age 6 Early Support Service Early Support is a key working service available to families caring for children (aged 0-5) with a complex disability requiring them to be in contact with a wide range of health and social care professionals. It provides…