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EY entitlement: funding for schools

In this section, you can explore the different sources of funding available to shools. Please find specific information about the different sources of funding available in the sections listed below:  Early Years funding policy – COVID-19 Early Years pupil premium (EYPP) 15 hrs free education…

EY Virtual Conference

Thank you for attending our first virtual conference. Many of you wanted to receive the presentations from the workshops and this page has been created so that you can access the documents. We hope that these become useful tools for your childcare business. 2020-2021- INCLUSION…

EYFS

Please find here relevant information and links regarding the EYFS New EYFS framework (from Sep 2021) EYFS guidance on exemptions EYFSP handbook EY inspection handbook EYFSP reforms early adopter version handbook EYFS statuatory framework 2017 Should you have any queries, please contact the Early Years…

EYFS

Please find here relevant information and links regarding the EYFS EYFS guidance on exemptions EYFSP handbook EY inspection handbook EYFSP reforms early adopter version handbook EYFS statuatory framework 2017 Should you have any queries, please contact the Early Years Advisory Team

EYFS adopter documents

Please find here relevant information and links regarding the EYFS EYFS Profile EYFS reform change map Development Matters EYFSP reforms early adopter version handbook Should you have any queries, please contact the Early Years Advisory Team

FACES - Family and Communities Employment Service

FACES is made up of a team of work coaches and specialists who work closely with individuals and families that have struggled to get into work and may be facing other problems in their lives. FACES will locate at both Youth Hub sites once a…

Families and Communities Employment Service (FACES)

The Families and Communities Employment Service (FACES) offers professional and friendly one-to-one support to help you into work, training or education. Our FACES coaches can also work with you to tackle any other difficulties in your life – from housing problems to debt or childcare…

Family hubs & Children's centres

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…

Family Hubs newsletters

Please click on the links below to access the latest Kensington and Chelsea Family Hubs newsletters: 2021 Kensington and Chelsea Family Hubs newsletter November 2021 edition Kensington and Chelsea Family Hubs newsletter July 2021 edition Kensington and Chelsea Family Hubs newsletter June 2021 edition Kensington…

Family Hubs timetable of activities

Note: Following the Government's announcement about new social distancing measures, we have a reduced service in the children’s centres in the borough until further notice. We know these are difficult times for many families, but it is important that we put your health and safety first.…

Family Information Service

An important part of the RBKC Early Help Offer includes providing families with the information advice and guidance they need to be able to help themselves, with minimum involvement from services. Information on local and national support services can be found within the related links…

Family Information Service (FIS)

The Family Information Service for Kensington and Chelsea, and for Westminster is a free, confidential and impartial information, advice and signposting for families with children aged up to 19 (or up to 25 for those with additional needs) and for the professionals working with them. …

Family Information Service (FIS) Newsletters

Please click on the link below to access the latest newsletter: Kensington and Chelsea FIS newsletter autumn 2021 edition Kensington and Chelsea FIS newsletter summer 2021 edition Kensington and Chelsea FIS newsletter spring 2021 edition  Kensington and Chelsea FIS newsletter winter 2020 edition  Kensington and…

Family Information Service updates: COVID-19

We have created this page to share resources and information that may be useful to families and those working with children and young people.  We will add any relevant updates from specific services as they become available.  If your service would like to update this…

Family Support

The safety and well-being of all children, young people and families is of paramount importance. Everyone has the right to be safe, regardless of age, gender, ability, race, beliefs, or cultural background. This section aims to provide you with information and guidance to help keep…

Financial support for young people

Please find below information about financial support available for young people: Student finance University and college hardship funds Learner support: financial help for over 19s Dance and drama awards Bursaries, scholarships and awards Care leaving services Children Services charitable trust The Princes' Trust Help for…

Financial support, housing and food

Financial support If you have financial concerns, support is available to provide you with information or speak specifically about your situation. Please visit the Kensington and Chelsea webpage on how the council and government can support you financially. You can also contact the Local Support Payments helpline…

Fire safety

Access the London Fire Brigade (LFB) website for more information about Fire safety at home. The LFB Schools Team provides fire safety education to children in primary schools within Greater London. You can contact them: By telephone: 020 7960 3629; or by email: info@london-fire.gov.uk

First Aid courses

Early Years practitioners must complete an approved 12-hour Paediatric First Aid Course every three years. Bi-Borough Childcare and Early Education service offers Paediatric First Aid courses, but where not possible to attend, please contact the following training organisations to enquire about more first aid courses:…

Food Banks

You can find information about the food banks available at present through the link below Kensington and Chelsea Social Council:  FOOD BANKS

Forums for early years practitioners

PVI forums Leadership and Network forums SEND forums Should you have any queries, please contact the Early Years Advisory team

Fostering and Adoption

Please find below information if you are considering fostering or adoption: Fostering Adoption

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

Your child may qualify for free school meals if you or their other parent are receiving Income Support, income-based Job Seekers Allowance from the Department of Social Security (DSS) or support under Part VI of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999. Under the current criteria, children…
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