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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

COVID-19 / Coronavirus Please click here to access the Updates and Resources page Please click here to access the Kensington and Chelsea SEND Local Offer updates on COVID-19 Concerns about a child Early Years SEND 0-5 Pathway Our vision for Early Years in the Bi-Borough SEND funding…

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 funding documents for childminders

SENIF blank application form for childminders 2020 SENIF childminder example application form EHCNA request form SEN inclusion fund flyer SEN inclusion fund guidance document October 2020

SEND funding documents for practitioners

SENIF application form April 2020 EHCNA request form SEN inclusion fund flyer SEN inclusion fund guidance document October 2020

SEND funding in the EY

Early years settings include nurseries, pre-schools and childminders providing early education for children up to the age of five. These settings are expected to meet the needs of most children from their core budget. However, if early years settings are unable to meet a child's…

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 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 Find out the latest news from the Local Offer We are continually reviewing and developing the Local Offer and would welcome your feedback.…

SEND referrals

Please find below information about the process of referral for the following: Early Help Child development clinic Educational psychology (EP) Speech and language (SALT) Occupational therapy (OT) Autism outreach service Hearing support Visual impairment Children physiotherapy Should you have any queries, please contact the Early…

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…

SEND Training for practitioners

  Accredited SENCO L3 training for practitioners 2021   Early Years SEND Local Offer Federation of Westminster Special Schools Training and Outreach Service Speech and Language Therapy (SALT) Service Tri-Music Together – Music in the EYFS Contact us

SEND useful documents

SEND strategies and plans Supporting children with SEND EY funding for children with SEND What you need to know about SENIF SEND toolkit and exemplar forms SEN support flowchart Early years SEND audit

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.…

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

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.…

Speech and Language Monitoring Tool and Videos

We have created this page so that you can find useful SALT related guidance and videos in one place: Well Comm training for EYFS The following videos have been compiled by our Local Offer Team. What we mean by Speech and Language development- PP1 video (9mins)…

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…

Speech and Language Therapy (SALT) courses

The Speech and Language Therapy (SLT) service is provided by Central London Community Healthcare (CLCH). The service provide assessment for children and young people with speech, language and communication needs and/or problems with eating, drinking, and swallowing. Following diagnosis, the service may provide therapy for children and…

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
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