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Types of educational setting and how they support children with special educational needs and/or disabilities

Drawn by Nico, age 6 Across the Bi-borough, there are various types of schools and settings. These each provide support to children and young people with special educational needs and/or disabilities (SEND) in different ways. The type of school or setting which is best-suited to…

Universal Credit

Universal Credit is a payment to help with your living costs. It’s paid monthly. Download the information below.

Volunteering

Make a difference today and join Team Westminster where you can donate your time to help people and good causes. There are many ways to volunteer with Team Westminster. Find a volunteering opportunity on our new volunteering website. Team Westminster Social Action Fit volunteering around…

WCC Supported Internship Work Placements

Here you will find images and information of some of our Supported Interns who have undertaken their placement      At Planet Organic we have Four work placements available, each one offering a chance for interns to work alongside an amazing team at a range…

Westminster City Council Supported Internship

Do you want to get a job but need support to develop your employability skills and experience of the workplace first? In September each year, Westminster City Council host a Supported Internship programme, in partnership with City of Westminster College and Westminster Employment, where 12 young people with…

Westminster Disabled Children's Team eligibility criteria

Download the Westminster Disabled Children's Team eligibility criteria here. >> Eligibility criteria [PDF] 41 Kb The document attached is designed to provide a better understanding of set eligibility criteria for accessing a service from the Disabled Children’s Team (DCT). It aims to explain the way…

Westminster Libraries

Covid-19 Update Whilst Westminster’s libraries are temporarily closed, you can keep your family entertained with a wealth of free resources available online. eBooks, eMagazines, eNewspapers and eAudiobooks can all be accessed for free with your Westminster library card, including special eResources for children and young people. If you’re…

Westminster Post-16 Transport Policy Statement Consultation April-May 2019

Could you help us by giving your views on our new Transport Policy Statement? In the Westminster, we have worked with different groups to update our Post-16 Transport Policy Statement to try and ensure it is easier to understand and more comprehensive. We are keen…

What happens if a child/young person is missing school due to illness?

What is the medical needs policy? This policy sets out the Local Authority’s and schools’ responsibilities together with what our partners in the Local Area will do, to provide full time education for children of compulsory school age who, because of illness, or long term…

What is a Designated Medical Officer (DMO)?

Designated Medical Officer (DMO) / Designated Clinical Officer (DCO) for Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND) The purpose of the role is to co-ordinate and improve health SEND planning and practice within the local area.  The post-holder is employed by the CCG.   Duties of this function…