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Fostering and Adoption

The Kensington and Chelsea Adoption Service is now run by Coram Ambitious for Adoption. If you are enquiring about Adopting a Child please contact  If you are enquiring about Post Adoption Support please contact If you are enquiring about your birth or adoption records prior to 1975 (National Children’s Adoption Association) please…

The four-part 'graduated approach'

The four-part 'graduated approach' is designed to help you decide on the levels of support and type of action to be put in place for children in your school or setting:  Assess The early years practitioner or SENCO should work in collaboration with parent/carers to identify…

Free learning courses

Details of free learning courses to help you continue your learning, whatever your age or interests: Alison Setting up a free account gives access to over 1000 courses. Courses in the IT category help you learn everything from standard Microsoft packages through to coding and game…

Free school meals

Free school meals is a government initiative which provides children with a nutritious meal during term time. All children in reception, year 1 and year 2 receive free school meals, this is known as universal Infant free school meals. For children in year 3 or above,…

Funded early education and childcare for 2, 3 and 4 year olds

Please information about funded early education and childcare for 2, 3 and 4 year olds in the following link: Funded early education and childcare for 2, 3 and 4 year olds 

Funding in the EY

In the sections below, you will be able to find specific information about the different source of funding available in the Early Years and related data: Funding for children with SEND: Early years settings include nurseries, pre-schools and childminders providing early education for children up…

GCSE results day helpline service 25th & 26th Aug 2022

GCSE RESULTS DAY HELPLINE SERVICE Thursday 25th August & Friday 26th August To book an appointment please contact TPT on: Tel: 07714 563247 Time: 10am – 5pm Face to face Advice & Guidance sessions at Oxford Gardens office: 36C Oxford Gardens, London, W10 5UQ

GDPR information

Below we have put together relevant information about the GDPR: PACEY: GDPR guide EY Alliance: preparing for GDPR NDNA: data protection FAQ's Data Protection fee Should you have any queries, please contact the Early Years Advisory Team

Glossary of terms

More information coming to this section soon.  

Guidance for service providers

There are two sections of this website: Information for Families provides information to all parents and carers of children and young people aged 0-19 years, or 0-25 years if their child has a Special Educational Need or Disability (SEND). The SEND Local Offer focuses on providing accessible…

Harrow Youth Club

Address: 187 Freston Road, London, W10 6TH Who to contact:  Liam Clipsham Michael DefoeSenior Development Manager CEO Harrow ClubEmail: Michael Defoe Senior Development ManagerCEO Harrow Club Email:


This section aims to provide advice and guidance about health services available to children, young people and families. Please feel free to explore the different sections below:     For the latest information about the coronavirus, visit

Health and Development Reviews

If you have a toddler aged 8 – 15 months and/or 2 – 2.5 years, you should be hearing from your local Health Visiting Team to invite you to attend a Health & Developmental Review. We strongly encourage you to attend these to ensure the…

Health referral information for professionals

Kensington and Chelsea CAMHS 1B Beatrice Place, Marloes Road, Marloes Road, London W8 5LP Tel:  0203 317 3599 Email: Website CAMHS Central and North West London Home Related Service Kooth  Westminster CAMHS Woodfield Road Tel:  020 3317 5999 Email: Website CAMHS Central and North…

Health Visiting teams in Kensington and Chelsea

Health Visiting teams: KENSINGTON AND CHELSEA & WESTMINSTER All enquires should be directed via our Single Point of Access (SPA) Contact the KCWHF Team on: T: 0208 200 2500 ext 2 |  Email: Or visit the health visiting resource page: New baby and parent resources: Central London Community Healthcare NHS…

Health, wellbeing and development in the EY

This section aims to provide information and guidance on health, wellbeing and development for professionals within the Early Years sector: The Healthy Early Years Programme and Award Scheme Hungry Little Minds Campaign 2-2½ years integrated review EYFS progress check Flu vaccination programme

The Healthy Early Years Programme and Award Scheme

Healthy Early Years London is an awards scheme sponsored by the Mayor of London. The scheme supports and recognises achievements in child health, wellbeing and education in early years settings. It can help to address areas such as oral health, personal, social and emotional development,…

Healthy Start

Healthy Start Healthy start is a national programme which provide weekly free vouchers for low income families with children under four, to spend on milk, plain fresh and frozen fruit and vegetables, and infant formula milk. You can also get free vitamins. You may be…

Help for low income families

The government provides information on a number of different Benefits for families, including who they are for and how you can apply for them, including; Apply for free school meals Benefits calculators Care to Learn Carer's Credit Childcare Grant Claim if you were injured while serving…

Help for Self Employed

Here are some useful links for self-employed, and these links offer guidance on how to access financial help from the Government. Self Employment & Universal Credit Employment & Support Allowance Covid-19 Small Business Government Grant Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Citizen’s Advice…

Helpful information when choosing a Childminder

Here are some key facts and items to consider when looking to use a childminder.

Holiday Activities and Food programme (HAF)

The Holiday Activities and Food Programme (HAF) is a Department for Education (DfE) initiative that provides activity and food provision for children aged 4-16 during the Easter, Summer and Christmas Holidays. The programme includes summer camps, sports, arts, cooking, mentoring and leadership, and a wide…

Holiday clubs and playschemes

Note: Please note that breakfast and after school clubs might be running at a reduced capacity, or might not be running at all at the present time due to COVID-19 / Coronavirus. Contact the school or provider directly for more information or check the section…

Home learning packs and activities:

Please find useful resources through the link below brought to you by KIDS: Classroom Secrets. Additional resources are also available on: (please note that there might be a charge for other activities and packs available on this site)
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