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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 assessment in the EY

Please find below information related to SEND assessment in the early years: The four-part 'graduated approach' Pen Green SEND assessment in the EY EY ASD checklist Well Comm training videos Referrals Should you have any queries, please contact the Early Years Advisory Team

SEND inclusion passport and exemplar

SEND inclusion passport template SEND inclusion passport exemplar

SEND information and guidance for Early Years Practitioners

Concerns about a child Early Years SEND 0-5 Pathway Our vision for Early Years in the Bi-Borough SEND funding EY SEND audit SEND assessment in the EY EHC needs assessment EHC plan Supporting children to communicate Early Intervention Team (formerly Short Breaks) SEND referrals Inclusion…

SEND Local Offer

Find out the latest news from the Local Offer We are continually reviewing and developing the Local Offer and would welcome your feedback. Please complete our short survey or contact us.  Did you know you can also download the Local Offer to as an icon on your phone?…

SEND Local Offer

Find out the latest news from the Local Offer We are continually reviewing and developing the Local Offer and would welcome your feedback. Please complete our short survey or contact us.  Did you know you can also download the Local Offer to as an icon on your phone?…

SEND referrals

0-5 referral pathway Early Help Child development clinic Educational psychology (EP) Speech and language (SALT) Occupational therapy (OT) Autism and EY intervention team Hearing support Visual impairment Children physiotherapy Should you have any queries, please contact the Early Years Advisory Team

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…

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

Please click on the sections below to access further information and details: Timetable summer 2022 (north) Timetable summer 2022 (south) Family hubs north Family hubs south Register for a children's centre Resources to support children at home

Services offered to Young People through the Kensington and Chelsea Youth Hubs

In this section you can explore what integrated services are offered to young people through the Kensington and Chelsea Youth Hubs: FACES - Family and Communities Employment Service SASH - Sexual Advice, Sexual Health CAMHS – Child and Young People Well-being Team Blenheim Change4Life

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.…

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…

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…

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 refugees

Agencies supporting refugees in the borough: We have created this page to provide information to support professionals working with refugees. Please see the Kensington and Chelsea services document for full details  Below are a few organisations that provide support for refugees: Migrants Organise based in…

Support from your Health Visitor

Health Visitors are currently operating a reduced service to manage staffing capacity and to limit the spread of infection. Health Visitors offer services to families within our children’s centres and local health centres to provide services to families in locations close to their home. After…

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…

Supporting children to communicate

If you think your child needs some help with their speech, language and communication development, the Bi-borough Communication Hub is here to help. The hub offers free advice, resources and support to young people of all ages and their families in both Kensington and Chelsea…

Targeted Prevention Team (TPT)

A big welcome from the Targeted Prevention Team (TPT) The Targeted Prevention Team (TPT) is the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea’s (RBKC) specialist service for young people who are NEET (Not in Education, Employment or Training).  The team is experienced in, and dedicated to,…
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