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Register for a children's centre

If you would like to register for a children's centre, please complete the following membership form and email to: childrencentredata@rbkc.gov.uk (or return it to your local children's centre)

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 activities for under 5s 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…

Resources for home learning

Primary-school programming, including BBC Live Lessons and BBC Bitesize Daily, from 09:00 to 12:00 on CBBC.

Resources for Parents and Carers

In this page you parents and carers of young children can access useful resources providing tips and advice: Routines Teeth brushing Potty training Sleep routine Home learning tips and activities for under 5's We have some useful activity sheets for you to download which we will…

Resources for your child learning at home

Under 5s We have some under 5s home play resource packs for you to do with your children. To arrange delivery of your packs please call: 020 7938 8400 (Holmfield House) In addition, we have some useful activity sheets for you to download which we will add to each week…

Resources to support learning at home

School age children Summary of learning at home resources for your child Indoor activity pack for 5 - 11 year olds KIDS: Classroom Secrets - Learning packs and activities BBC Bitesize daily lessons for 3 – 18 year olds Learning at home and cultural activities…

Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA)

RoSPA’s aim is to stop lives being cut short by accidents that can be avoided. From the compulsory wearing of seatbelts and the campaign to stop drink driving, to the Cycling Proficiency Test and to the more recent ban on handheld mobile phones behind the…

Safeguarding and social care referral information for professionals

Kensington Early Help Team (child/young person) If you are worried that a child or young person is at immediate risk, please contact the assessment and access team immediately at: Tel: 020 7361 3013  Out of Hours - Emergency Duty Team 5pm – 9am and weekends on …

Safeguarding training for practitioners

Local safeguarding children partnership (LSCP) Prevent duty training 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’?…

School SEN Policies and Information Reports

Schools (including mainstream schools, nurseries, and academy schools) must publish information on their websites about their arrangements for meeting the needs of pupils with SEN. This includes their SEN Policy and SEN Information Report. These should be freely available to download from their websites and must…

School term and holiday dates

The following are the recommended school terms and holiday dates for nursery, primary and secondary schools. Please note that schools have the autonomy to determine their own term dates. The School Admissions Team will continue to consult on and determine recommended dates, as outlined below,…

Schools Q&As

On this page, you can find answers to your questions regarding schools, from the different type of schools available, to school support for children with special educational needs and/or disabilities (SEND). The content sections below contains questions have been submitted by local parents and answered…

Schools, education and learning

COVID-19 / Coronavirus - Updates and Resources 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 completing our short survey about your recent experience. From…

Secondary Schools

Please access a 'Starting secondary schools hints and tips guide' in the link below: Kesington and Chelsea: applying for secondary schools guide Also, an additional list of local schools can be accessed through the link below:  List of Secondary Schools in Kensington and Chelsea

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 Local Offer

COVID-19 We have created a page to provide service updates and useful resources relating to SEND. Please click here to access the page We are continually reviewing and developing the Local Offer and would welcome your feedback. Please complete our short survey or contact us.  Did you…

SEND resources for professionals

SEND Resources for Professionals The resources below can also be found in the Kensington and Chelsea SEND Local Offer website and bring together a wide collection of toolkits, advice and guidance to support and help those professionals working closely with young people with SEND. They…

SEND Resources for Professionals

The compiled resources below bring together a wide collection of toolkits, advice and guidance to support and help those professionals working closely with young people with SEND. They cover a range of topics, including participation, communication, events and transition processes. These tool-kits are designed for…

SENIF (information for practitioners)

The Enhanced 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…

Services for families with children under 5 and parents-to-be

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.…

ShortBreaks is on Social Media

Good news!!! Short Breaks is now on various different social media platforms. Please see out Short Breaks Social Media accounts Flyer. For all latest news and centre (Tresham & St Quintin) updates, don't forget to like/follow us on our Twitter page! For more information regarding…

South Family Hub Children's Centre Offer

Our centres are warm and friendly places and welcome all resident families with a child  under five. Our main centres are open Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm and Cheyne Children’s Centre is also open once a month on a Saturday. At each of our centres…

Special Schools

All children in England between the ages of 5 and 16 are entitled to a free place at a state school. If your child has special educational needs or disabilities (SEND), you may have special considerations to take when you choosing school or type of education.…
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