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Speech and language therapy

Learning to talk is one of the most important elements of a young child’s growth and development. Early interaction between parent and baby stimulates vital early brain development. It also lays the foundations for a lifelong loving relationship. The earliest bonding and signs of love…

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…

Sports and activities for young people

In this section you can explore sports and other leisure opportunities: Active for life 2020 Go Golborne London Sports Trust QPG Community and sports club Disability sports coach Other sporting opportunities

Starting a childcare provision

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

Student Finance

Student Finance England is the name for the administration of higher education student loans, grants and Disabled Students Allowances. All enquiries should be made directly to Student Finance England. Tel: 0845 300 5090  For details of the arrangements, the online application facility and other finance…

Summer Reading Challenge 2021 – Wild World Heroes

The Summer Reading Challenge is back at your local library! Children between 4 and 12 years of age can join this year’s challenge Wild World Heroes. Children can collect stickers and other rewards to mark their progress and a medal and a certificate for those…

Support for families (Early Help)

One-to-one family support (Early Help) Our Early Help services are continuing to provide support for families during this period, in a different way. If you are already receiving one-to-one support from our Early Help team, your practitioner will contact you weekly or fortnightly via telephone…

Support for parents of children with SEND

Parent Zone Parents from our parent groups across the Bi-borough have proposed a range of questions across education, health and social care that they would like to have answered. In our new Parent Zone, we publish these questions alongside answers from staff at the Local…

Support for schools

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Support from your health visitor

Health Visitors are currently operating a reduced service to manage staffing capacity and to limit the spread of infection. You will be contacted by your Health Visitor by phone or video call when your baby is 10-14 days old and 6-8 weeks to help you,…

Support from your midwife

Hospitals are making changes to help respond to coronavirus and this will impact the way you receive your maternity care. Please see the Mum & Baby app for more information about local pregnancy and maternity services.  You can also find important information for pregnant women and their families on the…

Targeted Prevention Team (TPT)

Welcome to the Targeted Prevention Team (TPT)   Targeted Prevention Team (TPT) are a team of experienced and dedicated Careers, Education, Employment and Training Workers.  The team are the specialised and dedicated NEET Team within Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea (RBKC).  Offering mentoring and coaching…

Targeted Prevention Team (TPT) With DOT & YOT Test page

Welcome to the Targeted Prevention Team (TPT)   Targeted Prevention Team (TPT) are a team of experienced and dedicated Careers, Education, Employment and Training Workers.  The team are the specialised and dedicated NEET Team within Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea (RBKC).  Offering mentoring and coaching…

Tax free childcare

The Tax-Free Childcare offer is a scheme  launched by the Government alongside the additional 15 hours free childcare for working parents. This scheme is designed to help working families with their childcare costs. Visit the government's Childcare Choices page for more information by clicking the link to…

Total Family Coaching

Total Family Coaching  The current COVID-19 crisis is creating unique challenges for parents, families and women survivors of domestic abuse. We continue to run all our support services virtually.  Mondays and Wednesdays from 1 a clock:  THE FREEDOM- for women survivors of Domestic Abuse- a 10…

Traineeships

Please find below information about traineeships. Also, apprenticeship opportunities are regularly offered in Kensington and Chelsea (RBKC): GOV.UK: What is a traineeship GOV.UK: Find a traineeship Careers helpline for teenagers National Careers Service  Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea (RBKC) careers portal Should you have…

Training and employment

COVID-19 / Coronavirus - Updates and Resources Please click here to access the page We want our directory to be as helpful and easy-to-use as possible. All feedback from parents, professionals and young people is invaluable. Help us to continue to improve this website by…

Training for early years practitioners

Information about all training opportunites for Early Years professionals are provided below. Please contact the Early Education and Childcare Service if you would like to advertise any training opportunites for Early Years Practitioners. BBEECS offer EY partners offer Knowledge hub Physical development training Should you…

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. Sign up for the EY Virtual Conference Support for schools EY partners…

Training for professionals

Please find in the sections below information about training opportunities for professionals:

Transitions during the Early Years

Starting nursery or school is a big milestone in your child’s life and can be both an exciting and anxious time for the child and parents/carers. Below are a few tips that can help to make this new transition as smooth as possible for your…

Transitions in the Early Years toolkit

Starting nursery or school is a big milestone in a child’s life and can be both an exciting and anxious time for the child and parents/carers. Below are a few tips and guidance that can support you as an early years practitioner to make this…

Under 5s Activities to do at home

Here are some resources you can do with your under 5s whilst at home: Download these activities Mindful Monsters Mr Cress Head  Den Building  How to make Playdough  Pasta Jewellery  Shake Rattle and Roll  Brown Bear Physical Activity  Treasure Basket Babies  Owl babies story time…

University and college hardship funds

You could get extra money from your university or college if you’re experiencing financial hardship. You may be, for example: a student with children, especially single parents a mature student with existing financial commitments from a low-income family disabled a student that was previously in…
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