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Stammering

What is stammering? Stammering is a neurological condition which makes it physically hard to speak. Someone who stammers will repeat, prolong or get stuck on sounds or words. There might also be signs of visible tension as the person struggles to get the word out.…

Starting a childcare provision

Overview Choosing a location Getting started Registering with Ofsted Other useful information Childcare sufficiency report

Starting Reception

Starting Primary School in 2022 If your child is born between 1 September 2017 and 31 August 2018 you will need to apply for a primary school place for reception class 2022. The national closing date for applications is Saturday15 January 2022 and the national…

Statutory Adoption Leave and Pay

What is Statutory Adoption Leave and Pay? When you adopt or have a child through surrogacy, you’re entitled to a year off work and up to 39 weeks’ Statutory Adoption Pay. Who gets it?Only one person in a couple can take adoption leave and pay.…

Statutory Paternity Leave and Pay

What is Statutory Paternity Leave and Pay? One or two weeks’ paid time off work so that you can help look after your new baby. Who gets it?You must be: The child’s biological father or adopter The mother’s partner The intended parent (if you’re having…

Stay and Play session at Pimlico Academy - 1st Dec 2021

Did you know that Pimlico Academy is holding a stay and play session on the 1st Dec 2021 for children applying for a reception place for Sep 2022? To find out more and to book a place, have a look at the following leaflet:

Student finance

You may be able to borrow money to help pay for university or college tuition fees and to help with living costs. You might get extra money on top of this, for example if you’re on a low income, are disabled or have children. Before you apply…

Support for more vulnerable young carers

Young Carers  A Young Carer is child or young person aged 5 - 18 years old, who hassignificant caring role for another person who suffers from physical disability, mental health problems, substance misuse or any other debilitating or long term illness. A Young Carer becomes vulnerable when…

Support for Parents

COVID-19 / Coronavirus: Please click here to access the information and guidance page Bringing up children is likely to be one of the most difficult jobs any of us ever do. As many as 75% of all parents and carers say there are times when…

Support for Parents of Children with SEND

Parent Zone Parents from our parent groups across the Bi-borough have proposed a range of questions across education, health and social care that they would like to have answered. In our new Parent Zone, we publish these questions alongside answers from staff at the Local…