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Tax Free childcare – parents information

The Tax-Free Childcare offer is a new scheme launched by the Government alongside the additional 15 hours free childcare for working parents. This scheme is designed to help working families with their childcare costs. For working families, including the self-employed, in the UK With children…

Tips for using 30 hours free childcare

Please download the document on the right for tips for using 30  hours free childcare.

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…

Using a nanny

Using a nanny Nannies provide childcare in your own home and can look after children of any age. They often work flexible hours so can be a good option if you work shifts or unsociable hours. Your child will also have the advantage of being…

Visiting Family Hubs

Our Family Hub buildings remain open and we are providing support to families in a range of safe ways. If you need some support please contact 020 7641 5923 or email bessboroughfamilyhub@westminster.gov.uk. If you go through to our answerphone please leave a message including your phone number and…

What is a Family Hub?

A more integrated workforce: A ‘virtual’ network of providers working with children 0 – 19 years, who share a single approach to working with families across a given area / neighbourhood. It will bring together early intervention work delivered by the wide spectrum of Early Help…

What to expect, when? Guidance to your child’s learning and development in the early years foundation stage

How to use this guide The Early Years Foundation Stage Framework (EYFS) sets out the learning and development stages for children as they grow from birth to five years. For those working in the early years - whether in a nursery, pre-school, a childminder or…

What to expect, when? Guidance to your child’s learning and development in the early years foundation stage

How to use this guide The Early Years Foundation Stage Framework (EYFS) sets out the learning and development stages for children as they grow from birth to five years. For those working in the early years - whether in a nursery, pre-school, a childminder or…

Will I qualify for 30 hours free childcare?

Attention Working Parents! This term, we’re encouraging parents who want to take up a 30 hours place in the autumn term to apply now and no later than the end of June, to get their code in good time. HMRC sometimes needs more information from…

Working in Early Years and childcare

Working in Early Years and Childcare Working in the Early Years and Childcare sector is high on the Government's plan to meet the needs of families across Westminster. Here you will find essential information on working in the childcare sector. See FAQs below and also…