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COVID-19 / Coronavirus We have created a page to provide service updates and useful resources relating to Family Information. Please click here to access the page We want our directory to be as helpful and easy-to-use as possible. All feedback from parents, professionals and young…

Secondary schools

Please find below Westminster's secondary schools guide in the link below: Applying for secondary schools guide Also, an additional list of local schools can be accessed through the link below:  List of Secondary Schools in Westminster Contact Schools admissions for further information.


Information about Covid-19 / Coronavirus - can be found in the Local Offer pages here. Concerns about a child Inclusion Funding EHC Needs Assessment EHC Plan Referrals Training Speech and language monitoring tool and videos Resources & guidance SEND Related Information Contact Us

SEND funding

Early years settings include nurseries, pre-schools, childminders and schools providing early education for children up to the age of five. These settings are expected to meet the needs of most children from their core budget. However, if early years settings are unable to meet a…

SEND in schools

This page has been created specifically for Early Years in schools. You will find information that will support you and your staff. COVID-19 / Coronavirus Concerns about a child Inclusion Funding EHC Needs Assessment EHC Plan Referrals Training Speech and language monitoring tool and videos…

SEND Local Offer

!! HAVE YOUR SAY ON OUR SEND STRATEGY REFRESH FOR 2021-2024 !! COVID-19 Update - 04 January 2021 - Colleges, primary (reception onwards) and secondary schools will remain open for vulnerable children and the children of critical workers. Furthermore, early years, nurseries, alternative provision and special…

SEND Referrals

Information about referral processes. Multi-agency assessment referral form Early Help Short Breaks training for providers Hearing Support Visual Impairment ASD Checklist

SEND related information

SEN strategies and plans Supporting children with SEN Early Years funding - for children with SEND What you need to know about SENIF Early Years SEN Toolkit SEN Support Flowchart EY SEND Audit


The Enhanced SEN Inclusion Fund (SENIF) is available to ensure the inclusion of children with additional needs in early education.  The Enhanced SENIF is for:  3- and 4-year olds (no matter where they live) who are taking up any number of hours of free entitlement who…

Setting up a home-based childcare business course

The Bi-borough Childcare and Early Education Service deliver free information sessions for Westminster and RBKC residents interested in becoming a registered childminder. These sessions are delivered by Glynis Mates who is the Bi-borough Early Years & inclusion Advisor for childminders.   The Bi-borough Home-based Childcare Course…