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30 hours early education and childcare for three and four-year-olds

All three and four-year-old children are entitled to a universal early education place, which provides up to 570 hours of free nursery education per year.   Children in some families are now be entitled to an additional 15 hours of free childcare, otherwise known as the 30…

Alternative Provision and Holiday Clubs Summer 2020

Alternative Provision and Holiday Clubs Summer 2020 Westminster North Soho Family Centre - W1F 0RNOut of term Early Years provisionAges: Under 5’sOpen to families for longer term contracts but would consider shorter placements.Contact details: sohofamilycentre@leyf.org.uk  Westbourne Park Family Centre - W2 5DXHoliday ClubAges: 8-11Group sizes:…

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…

Bi-borough Childcare and Early Education Service

Bi-borough Childcare and Early Education Service Our responsibilities include: providing information and guidance to parents and families about Westminster’s children’s services providing access to children’s centres to families across the city raising the quality across early years provision ensuring the implementation of the early years foundation…

Bi-lingual quick tips for parents and practitioners

The National Literacy Trust have a great set of quick tips (19 languages).  We have produced a series of bi-lingual quick tips for parents and practitioners to help children develop good talking and listening skills. There are lots of different languages. The following tips are…

Children with disabilities

Support for children with disabilities If you feel that you need support we will need to complete an assessment. A duty social worker will visit you and your family/parents in your home to complete this assessment. They need to meet with you to find out how they…

Current school provision at 23 June

  Nursery and Children’s Centres Dorothy Gardner Nursery School – open to 3 and 4 year olds   Mary Paterson Nursery School – open to 3 and 4 year olds Portman Early Childhood Centre – open Tachbrook Nursery School – open Primary and Nursery Schools…

Family Information Service website updates: COVID-19

We have created this page on the Westminster Family Information Service  to share resources and information that may be useful to families and those working with children and young people. We are committed to supporting you as a parent during this period and will maintain regular…

Home Learning Packs

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Independent (Private) Schools

What are independent schools? Independent schools (also known as private schools) are educational providers not funded or maintained by the Government. Pupils at independent schools may not follow the national curriculum. You will usually be expected to pay fees for your child to attend an…