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Training for Early Years professionals in schools

Information about all training opportunites for Early Years professionals in schools is provided below. Please contact the Childcare and Early Education Service if you would like to advertise any training opportunites for Early Years Practitioners. Support for schools Bi-Borough Early Years Virtual Conference   EY…

Training for Professionals

Information about all training opportunites for Early Years professionals are provided below. Please contact the Childcare and Early Education Service if you would like to advertise any training opportunites for Early Years Practitioners.

Transitions in the Early Years (information for practitioners)

Starting nursery or school is a big milestone in a child’s life and can be both an exciting and anxious time for the child, parents and carers. Below are a few tips and guidance that can support you as an early years practitioner to make…

Turn2Us

Turn2us is a national charity that helps people in financial hardship gain access to welfare benefits, charitable grants and support services. They can help you check what benefits you may be entitled to or looks for funds that might be able to give you a…

Under 5s Activities to do at home

Here are some resources you can do with your under 5s whilst at home: Download these activities Mindful Monsters Mr Cress Head  Den Building  How to make Playdough  Pasta Jewellery  Shake Rattle and Roll  Brown Bear Physical Activity  Treasure Basket Babies  Owl babies story time…

Universal Credit

Universal Credit is a payment to help with your living costs. It’s paid monthly. Download the information below.

Useful contact details for professionals and practitioners

Below you can access the list of:  Westminster Council services Bi-Borough Early Education and Childcare Service (children up to 5 years old): Tel:      07814 804 262 / 07971 625922Email:  Bi-boroughChildCareEarlyEd@rbkc.gov.ukKensington and Chelsea websiteWestminster website Bi-Borough Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) Service: Tel:…

Useful information and documents for childminders

If you are a childminder, the following links, documents and guidance may be of interest to you: Guidance on recording and tracking children’s achievements in the revised EYFS EYFS 2019 Handbook  EYFS 2020-21 Handbook  GDPR - what is it and how it will affect your childminding…

Useful organisations (information for childminders)

There are also a number of organisations that can help support you to manage your childminding business, ensure you are covered and do not find yourself caught out during common areas of dispute. Here are some links for you to find out more: PACEY can help…

Volunteering

Make a difference today and join Team Westminster where you can donate your time to help people and good causes. There are many ways to volunteer with Team Westminster. Find a volunteering opportunity on our new volunteering website. Team Westminster Social Action Fit volunteering around…