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Advice & Information

Accessible transport options

There are any accessible transport options for or children and young people that do not meet the criteria for travel assistance but still require assistance with their home to school travel. Please see below for more information on the accessible transport options, schemes and journey…

Additional ‘top up’ funding for children and young people with an Education, Health and Care Plan

What is top-up funding? When pupils have special educational needs, their school (or college) uses their existing budgets to put in place any extra help that is needed which isn’t already available through a central service.  When the cost of extra help reaches £6,000 a…

Assessment request forms related to the Education, Health and Care process

Assessment request forms related to the Education Health and Care (EHC) plan process: EHC Education Setting Request Form EHC Parent Carer Request Form EHC Social Care request for professional advice EHC Professional Information and Advice form Short Term Contingency Funding Request Form (for students without an EHC…

Changes to the powers of the SEND Tribunal

What is the National Trial? The Government are extending the powers of the First-tier Tribunal (SEND), sometimes referred to as the ‘SEND Tribunal’, to make non-binding recommendations about the health and social care aspects of Education, Health and Care (EHC) plans as part of a…

Children and Young People's Participation

**** NEWSLETTER FOR YOUNG PEOPLE *** We have a new Inclusive Youth Newsletter written with the help of young people, for young people in Westminster and Kensington and Chelsea. Read a copy here and scroll down the page to find out more, including prizes to be…

Continuing care for children with complex health needs

Continuing Care describes bespoke health and care packages delivered by the NHS to children and young people (aged 0-18) with complex health needs which cannot otherwise be met with local universal or specialist services. Children and young people eligible to receive Continuing Care will have…

COVID-19 - I am a parent/SENCO and I need support with...

Please click the sections below for advice and guidence around supporting specific areas of need:

COVID-19 - Resources for specific SEND areas

Please click the sections below for specific resources to support children and young people, categrorised by specific SEND need.

COVID-19 - Transition support

Transition resources and templates for school staff and SENCOs Bi-borough Transitions Toolkit (Early Years to Primary) The Bi-borough Transitions Toolkit for Early Years can be used as a guide to your transition processes and can inform your policies and procedures. This document contains information and…

Covid-19 / Coronavirus - SEND resources and information (WCC)

We have created this page on the SEND Local Offer to share resources and information that may be useful to families and those working with children and young people who have special educational needs and disabilities. We will also add any relevant updates from specific…