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Educating your child at home

Parents/carers are legally required to ensure their child is in receipt of a suitable education but this does not have to be in a school. Some will choose to electively home educate. Elective home education is the term used to describe a parent or carer's…

Education Complaints and Feedback

1.1 Early Years – Pre-school and nursery provision The Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) Statutory Framework requires all registered child care providers to have a complaints procedure in place. For a childcare provider that is registered with Ofsted, concerns should be raised directly with the…

Education Health and Care Plan template form

A template form of the Education Health and Care Plan used by the City of Westminster can be downloaded from the right hand side section of this page.

Education, employment and training

Routes into paid employment Many young people with learning difficulties or a disability will want to have a job in the future. To achieve this goal they may need additional support during their training or in the work place. Not everyone will be able to…

Education, Health and Care Annual Review information

An Education, Health and Care Plan (EHCP) needs to be regularly kept up-to-date to ensure that information and provision contained in it continues to reflect your child's needs and provision required. Legally, the EHCP must be reviewed every year. This is called the Annual Review.…

Education, Health and Care needs assessment – decision making

We decide whether to give your child an education, health and care (EHC) plan after a formal assessment of their needs. The statutory timescale for completing a new EHC needs assessment is 20 weeks.   If we decide not to issue an education, health and care…

Education, learning and skills

A complete list of schools in Westminster can be found here. Drawn by (left to right) Halima aged 8, Hassan aged 8, and Toyobaa aged 7The best school or educational setting for your child depends on their needs. This section of our Local Offer explains…

Emergency help with money

If you are struggling to afford the basic household items for your family, the following programmes may be able to help:

Emotional Wellbeing and Mental Health - Training

Here you can find out about some of the Emotional Wellbeing and Mental Health Services (EWMHS) available to support young people, their families and schools in the area. Rethink Mental Illness - Co-Production: Collective Voices Rethink Mental Illness is a non-profit organisation which supports people…

Emotional wellbeing and mental health services

Here you can find out about some of the Emotional Wellbeing and Mental Health Services (EWMHS) available to support young people, their families and schools in the area. Bridging the Gap! It is a time when young people are experiencing a range of life changes;…