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Policies (EY in schools)

Please click on the links below to access the relevant policy: EYFS policy for reception classes and school Exemplar EY handbook for reception and schools Should you have any queries, please contact the Early Years Advisory Team

Providers' headcount portal

We are happy to inform all providers that the upgrade to our Early Years Provider Portal has been completed and the system is now live and available for use. Although there have been some changes to the look of the portal, none of the processes…

PVI forums

Below you will find presentations from previous PVI forums: 2022 PVI Forum 10.03.22 2021 PVI Forum 02.12.21 PVI Forum 21.10.21 PVI Forum 15.10.21 PVI Forum 30.09.21 PVI Forum 02.07.21 PVI Forum 11.06.21 PVI Forum 23.04.21 PVI Forum 12.02.21 PVI Forum 15.01.21 2020 PVI forum 03.07.2020 …

PVIs

"Brilliant beginnings for all children" Welcome to the 'Bi-borough Early Years hub', a dedicated space for Early Years Practitioners in Kensington and Chelsea. In this platform, we aim to provide you with important updates and other useful information and guidance about specific topics in order…

Registering with Ofsted

Providing childcare services in England Registering with Ofsted Should you have any queries, please contact the Early Years Advisory Team

Resources and guidance for practitioners

Range of different resources and advice for professionals can be found here. Community occupational therapy resources Speech and language therapy advice Sensory processing difficulties Autism spectrum condition Hearing impairment/Deafness Down's syndrome Additional support for professionals SEND pen portrait NASEN Resources

Safeguarding training for practitioners

Local safeguarding children partnership (LSCP) Prevent duty training DSL Forums Contact us

SALT videos

Well Comm training for EYPS The following videos have been compiled by our Local Offer Team. What we mean by Speech and Language development- PP1 video (9mins) •       What do Speech and Language Therapists (SLTs) do? •       What do we mean by ‘speech and language development’?…

SEN Inclusion Fund (SENIF)

The SEN Inclusion Fund (SENIF) is available to ensure the inclusion of children with additional needs in early education.  The Enhanced SENIF is for:  3- and 4-year olds (no matter where they live) who are taking up any number of hours of free entitlement who have…

SEN support

SEN support in the early years  Identifying the child needs is the first step to putting together an action plan to improve the outcomes for the child.  How can the practitioner support child and parent/carer When a child appears not to be making progress either…

SEND assessment in the EY

Please find below information related to SEND assessment in the early years: The four-part 'graduated approach' Pen Green SEND assessment in the EY EY ASD checklist Well Comm training videos Referrals Should you have any queries, please contact the Early Years Advisory Team

SEND information for practitioners

Concerns about a child Early Years SEND 0-5 Pathway Our vision for Early Years in the Bi-Borough SEND funding EY SEND audit SEND assessment in the EY EHC needs assessment EHC plan Supporting children to communicate Early Intervention Team (formerly Short Breaks) SEND referrals Speech…

SEND referrals

0-5 referral pathway Early Help Child development clinic Educational psychology (EP) Speech and language (SALT) Occupational therapy (OT) Autism and EY intervention team Hearing support Visual impairment Children physiotherapy Should you have any queries, please contact the Early Years Advisory Team

SEND Training for practitioners

  Early Years SEND Local Offer Federation of Westminster Special Schools Training and Outreach Service Speech and Language Therapy (SALT) Service Tri-Music Together – Music in the EYFS Contact us

Speech and Language Monitoring Tool and Videos

We have created this page so that you can find useful SALT related guidance and videos in one place: Well Comm training for EYFS The following videos have been compiled by our Local Offer Team. What we mean by Speech and Language development- PP1 video (9mins)…

Speech and Language Therapy (SALT)

In this section you will find useful information and resources: Community Speech and Language Therapy Range of different resources and advice for supporting children with speech and language difficulties can be found here. I CAN – Speech and communication resources Black sheep resources Do2learnVariety of different free downloadable visuals can…

Speech and Language Therapy (SALT) courses

The Speech and Language Therapy (SLT) service is provided by Central London Community Healthcare (CLCH). The service provide assessment for children and young people with speech, language and communication needs and/or problems with eating, drinking, and swallowing. Following diagnosis, the service may provide therapy for children and…

Starting a childcare provision

Overview Choosing a location Getting started Registering with Ofsted Other useful information Childcare sufficiency report

Support for schools

  Standards to school training offer   Bespoke training offer

Support from your Health Visitor

Health Visitors are currently operating a reduced service to manage staffing capacity and to limit the spread of infection. Health Visitors offer services to families within our children’s centres and local health centres to provide services to families in locations close to their home. After…

Supporting children to communicate

If you think your child needs some help with their speech, language and communication development, the Bi-borough Communication Hub is here to help. The hub offers free advice, resources and support to young people of all ages and their families in both Kensington and Chelsea…

Teaching and learning

Below we have put together relevant information about teaching and learning: Development matters EYFS adopter documents Observation, assessment and planning EY Virtual Conference Should you have any queries, please contact the Early Years Advisory Team

Teaching and learning (EY in schools)

Below we have put together relevant information about Teaching and Learning: Development matters EYFS adopter documents Observation, assessment and planning Recovery curriculum Should you have any queries, please contact the Early Years Advisory Team

Training for early years practitioners in schools

Information about all training opportunites for Early Years professionals are provided below. Please contact the Childcare and Early Education Service if you would like to advertise any training opportunites for Early Years Practitioners. EY Virtual Conference Support for schools EY partners offer Knowledge hub PHE…
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