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Opening hours for the Contact Centre over the Christmas period

Monday 21st  December               normal opening hours, 08:30am to 5:30pm Tuesday 22nd December             normal opening hours, 08:30am to 5:30pm Wednesday 23rd December         normal opening hours, 08:30am to 5:30pm Thursday 24th December              8.30am to 4pm* Friday 25th December                   closed (Bank Holiday) Monday…

Organisations and services providing family support

Family Lives Family Friends Action West London West London Action for Children Total Family Coaching Citizens Advice Family Rights Group People First The A Project The Kensington and Chelsea Fundation Other services providing assistance and support can be found in the following link to our…

Other news and updates

Please find below other news and updates relevant to the early years:  Nursery/Childcare vacancies: Park Walk Primary School Nursery Other news: Shortbreaks occupational therapy Q&A session for parents/carers 14.Oct.20 The Washable Nappy Company / Free nappy demos


The Early Years team works with voluntary sector childcare partners to ensure we provide services for families and children in the community. We fund the following organisations who provide family support and drop in services in community venues. Because of early years funding these services are…

Parents-to-be and under 5s health

This section aims to provide you with information and guidance to help keep yourself healthy if you are trying to conceive, and during and after pregnancy. Also, it is also designed to offer you guidance and useful tips for looking after yours and your health…

PHE physical development

This is a FREE course To register and find out more, visit: Future Learn     What will you achieve? By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to... Identify the importance of movement skills to the overall health, wellbeing and development of young…

Policy for children and young people with SEND in youth custody

Please download our policy for children and young people with SEND in youth custody below. Policy for children and young people with SEND in youth custody (Aug 2020) The Youth Offending Team (YOT) and the Special Educational Needs (SEN) Services have worked jointly to produce this…

Post-16 educational options

A list of colleges and educational options can be found in the following link: Click here to access a list of Post-16 Options

Post-16 educational options

You can leave school on the last Friday in June if you’ll be 16 by the end of the summer holidays. You must then do one of the following until you’re 18: stay in full-time education, for example at a college start an apprenticeship or…

Primary Schools

Please find below the Kensington and Chelsea primary education guide: Kensington and Chelsea: your choice for primary education guide In addition, you can access a list of local schools in the link below: List of Primary Schools in Kensington and Chelsea

Providers Offering 30 Hours Free Childcare

A list of participating providers for the 30 Hours Free Childcare for 3 and 4 year olds can be found below: The list is divided into Childminders, Nurseries and Schools which offer this entitlement.

Providers Offering 30 Hours Free Childcare

A list of participating providers for the 30 Hours Free Childcare for 3 and 4 year olds can be found on the link below, including Childminders, Nurseries and Schools: Click here

Providers offering funded places

You are able to view the list of settings in the borough who are registered to offer the Minimum Entitlement Funding. School based Children's Centre's (who also offer places in their day care provision) Golborne Children's Centre 2a Bevington Road, London W10 5TN Early Years…

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: (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 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

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 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 (24 hours a day) Email: Note: If you feel urgent action is needed…

Safeguarding training for practitioners

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

Safeguarding useful links

Please find here a list of useful safeguarding related links: Local Safeguarding Children Board (LSCB) Working together to Safeguard children See, hear, respond: supporting information for referral partners during COVID-19 Keeping children safe in education  Protecting children from radicalisation: the prevent duty  Supervision of activity…

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…
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