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15 and 30 hours free early education and childcare for 2, 3 and 4 year olds

Free early education for 3 and 4-year-olds All three and four-year-old children are entitled to a free universal early education place.  Each place provides 15 hours of early years education for up to 38 weeks per year.  However, this universal entitlement is flexible and can be accessed over a…

30 hours free childcare LA and early years provider guide

The operational guidance to support the delivery of the 30 hours extended entitlement was published on 21st April 2017. The guidance can be found here. This builds on the statutory guidance and is intended to support local authorities and providers understand in more detail the…

Activities

Activities To find a list of activities for young people, please visit our Young Westminster website: www.westminster.gov.uk/free-activities-and-ways-save-money

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

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 and also with…

Additional guidance for providers and Job Centre Plus

Additional guidance for providers and Job Centre Plus - changes to eligibility criteria under Universal Credit and guidance on no take home pay Please see attached a one-page document on the changes that are being made to the eligibility criteria for the free early education…

Advice for teenagers and young adults as mumps figures increase

On 7th June 2017, Public Health England (PHE) alerted the public to an increase in the number of cases of mumps in teenagers and young adults in London. The London Borough of Hammersmith & Fulham, Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea and Westminster City Council…

Beep Beep! Days with Timmy Time

Beep Beep! Days with Timmy Time are a great opportunity for early year’s educators to introduce 2-7 year olds to road safety basics, with fun activities and resources provided by Brake. You can register for your free action pack and get involved during Road Safety Week 16th…

Behaviour

Although the primary responsibility for managing behaviour and attendance lies with schools and parents, behaviour services offer support in managing the needs of children and young people who are exhibiting behavioural difficulties, who are at risk of developing behavioural difficulties, or who are at risk…

Bereavement

The council has adopted the Institute of Cemetery and Crematoria Membership and is a Charter Member of their Charter for the Bereaved. Under this there are two central promises which are as follows: To comply with the charter rights and national standards. To provide a…

Bereavement support

We appreciate that this is a very difficult time and the unexpected loss of a loved one due to coronavirus can be particularly distressing. Please visit the Council’s website for information, guidance and advice on deaths, funerals and bereavement. The Council have also created leaflets for families,…