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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…


‘Nothing is more important than children’s welfare. Children who need help and protection deserve high quality and effective support as soon as a need is identified.’ (Working Together to Safeguard Children 2018) What to do if worried about a child being abused Early Help Toolkit…

Safeguarding referrals

Safeguarding referrals pathway Please access here the safeguarding referral flowchart Useful contacts Please use the following contact details to seek advice or to refer your concern regarding a child in your care: For safeguarding advice or referrals please contact the Local Authority where the child…

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…

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…


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 documents

SENIF childminder example application form SENIF blank application form for childminders 2020 EHCNA referral form EHCNA request form SEN inclusion fund flyer SENIF application form April 2020 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 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
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