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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…

Eating, Drinking and Feeding

Some children with special educational needs or disabilities to struggle with eating drinking and feeding. It’s important not to force your child to eat and drink. This will make it even harder for them. Try to make mealtimes as an enjoyable experience as you can. Health…

The ECHNA explained

Who needs an assessment of SEN A child may need an Education, Health and Care needs assessment if the extra support they are receiving is not helping or they have severe or complex needs. If the assessment is agreed, your child will be issued with an…

Education Health and Care Plans (EHCPs)

Education, Health and Care Plans (EHCPs) are legal documents which describe how the special education, health or social care needs of a child or young person (aged 0-25) will be met. These documents are designed in partnership with families and young people so they reflect…

Educational and training opportunities

Young people can leave school on the last Friday in June if they will be 16 by the end of the summer holidays. However, they must then do one of the following until they reach 18: stay in full-time education, for example at a college…

EIS referral forms

Please download the required referral document: EIS referral form  Biborough DCT support referral form

Emergency help with money

If you are struggling to afford the basic household items for your family, the following programmes may be able to help: