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Secondary Schools

In this section, you can find a comprehensive list of Secondary Schools in Kensington and Chelsea. To access this list, click the link below: Note: Use the filters at the right hand side of the page to select specifications that meet the criteria of what you…

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 Inclusion SEND funding EHC needs assessment EHC plan SEND referrals Speech and Language Monitoring Tool…

SEND Code of Practice (CoP) 2015

More information coming to this section soon

SEND forums

Below you will find presentations from previous SENCO forums: PVI SENCO forum 06.07.2020 Should you have any queries, please contact the Early Years Advisory team

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 / Coronavirus We have created a page to provide service updates and useful resources relating to SEND. Please click here to access the page. Latest letter from the SEN Service Please click this link to read a letter to all local parents from our…

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 Should you have any queries, please contact the Early Years Advisory…

SEND Toolkit and exemplar forms

This section is a comprehensive SEND resource for Early years professionals and includes useful links, proformas and local Bi-borough information. Exemplar SENIF Exemplar EHCNA SEND toolkit

SEND Training for practitioners

  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

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…

Sensory processing difficulties

In this section you will find useful information and resources: Sensory EducationSensory education have a variety of different resources and toys. Sense ToysSense toys provide a selection of different resources and sensory toys. Sensory DirectSensory direct provide a selection of different sensory toys can be found here.Sensory Toy…

September

Please click on the links below to access the latest updates: Mon 7th Sep Tue 8th Sep Wed 9th Sep Fri 11th Sep Mon 14th Sep Tue 15th Sep Wed 16th Sep Thu 17th Sep Fri 18th Sep Mon 21st Sep Tue 22nd Sep Wed…

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.…

Setting up new provision

If you are considering setting up new childcare provision such as a nursery, the following information may help. Before making an application your initial steps should be to: Read the information documents on the right hand side. Download and read the ‘Early Years Foundation Stage’ (EYFS) document,…

Shortbreaks occupational therapy Q&A session for parents and carers 14 Oct 2020

Please find further details for this event in the link below: Shortbreaks occupational therapy Q&A session for parents/carers 14.Oct.20

South Cluster Minutes 30.9.20

Here is a brief breakdown of the information shared from various services throughout the meeting:   Children Centres and Early Help Virtual offer and timetable available to advertise for families in the localities – please advertise activities to families in your setting and locality Vitamins available for…

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: 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 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…

Speech and language therapy (SALT) referrals

Speech and language therapy (SLT) service Due to the Covid 19 pandemic there is a change to this service. Please visit Coronavirus Page on local offer (Kensington and Chelsea / Westminster)  for more information and details of how to contact the service.  The service have…
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