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0-5 Referral pathway

Please access the 0-5 referral pathway through the tab below: 0-5 referral pathway Should you have any queries, please contact the Early Years Advisory Team

2 year olds: 15 hours free early learning for low income families

Is your family living on a low income or claiming income based benefits? Does your two year old have additional needs, or have they left care? You may be entitled to claim free childcare up to a maximum of 15 hours during term time, or 11…

2-2½ years integrated review. EYFS progress check

It is important to liaise with your local health visiting teams as soon as you have concerns about a child (with parental consent). 2-2 1/2 integrated review - progress check form for Early Years Providers You can access this form on the following link: 2-2 1/2…

3 and 4-year-olds: 15 hours free early education and childcare for every child

All three and four year old children are entitled to free 15 hours early education and childcare (570 hours in total per academic year).    The 15 hours are usually taken 38 weeks per year (term time) for at least 3 hours, 5 days per…

3 and 4-year-olds: 30 hours free early education for eligible working families (extended entitlement)

All three- and four-year-old children in the UK receive 15 hours of free childcare per week. Some children may also be entitled to an additional 15 hours of free childcare, otherwise known as the '30 Hours Childcare' or 'Extended Entitlement'. This entitlement would overall amount to…

Approaches used in the Bi-Borough to support with autism

The Bi-borough uses a team made up of a wide range of professionals to support a personalised approach for meeting a child with autism’s individual support needs. Over the years, a number of teaching approaches have been proposed. These include interventions that target specific areas. These…

Autism Zone

I am... A parent wondering if my child is autistic A parent of an autistic child An autistic young person Interested in Autism Training A professional who is supporting autistic children Finding Support: Autistic Children and Young people

Becoming a childminder

To become a registered childminder you will need to hold a Level 3 or above in Childcare & Education and have worked with children under the age of 5 years in the past 2 years. If you do not have this qualification you will need to complete…

Being in care and leaving care

Being looked after If you're under 18 and not living with your parents, Westminster City Council has a duty to help you. This guide tells you about your rights when you are in care, including information on: your care plan your education what you are…

Bi-Borough Autism Advisory Service

The Autism Advisory team has collated an audit for settings to use when they suspect a child may displaying behaviours consistent with Social, Communication differences.  It is recommended that settings use this audit as a tool to assess how often children are displaying behaviours and…