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100 things to do when school is out

Schools out what can you do to keep active and entertained. See out suggested 100 things to do when school is out.


Free activities To find a list of free activities for children, please visit our Young Westminster website: Duke of Edinburgh The Duke of Edinburgh's Award (DofE) is an adventure and volunteering programme for people aged between 14 and 24. You complete activities in 4…

Additional 15 hours’ free childcare for 3 & 4 year olds for working parents

At the moment all 3 & 4 year olds are entitled to up to 15 hours of free childcare and early education a week for up to 38 weeks a year.  This provision can be accessed in school Nursery classes, private Day Nurseries and Pre-schools…

After school clubs

After school clubs These can provide care and play activities or additional supported study for your child after school has finished.

Au pairs

Au pairs Au pairs are young people from either the European Union (EU) or one of a limited number of other countries who have come to the UK on an au pair scheme. They usually come to learn English and can help look after the…

Becoming a childminder

Interested in becoming a childminder or childcare provider? Westminster Early Years host information sessions for those interested in a career in the childcare sector. For details of the next Childminder Information Session please contact the Early years team via or call 020 7641 7929. Alternatively you…

Breakfast clubs

Breakfast clubs These provide a safe place for your child to wait until school starts and many can provide a healthy low cost breakfast. They normally run for less than two hours and therefore do not need to be registered with Ofsted.

Busy2s - Free early education for 2 year olds

Is your family living on a low income or claiming income based benefits? Does your 2 year old have additional needs or has left care? You may be entitled to claim a maximum of 15 hours during term time or 11 hours per week throughout…

Child Development

Babies and children change quickly, to help you understand the developmental steps your child will go through the NHS has created a timeline illustrating each of the steps, this can be found at via the link on the right.

Childcare careers and courses

Interested in working with children? Not sure where to start? The Family Information Service can point you in the right direction. Whether it is becoming a childminder or working in an early years setting the Early Years team can help. Call on 020 7641 7929…
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