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Steps to an EHCP

What is the process of putting together an EHC Plan? An EHC plan can only be issued after a child has gone through the process of EHC needs assessment. At the end of that process, the Local Authority (also referred as LA or the Bi-Borough…

Student Finance

Student Finance is the name for the administration of higher education student loans, grants and Disabled Students Allowances. The Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea Student Finance Team will no longer be administering student finance for any student from 11 March 2011. After this date,…

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…

Tax free childcare

The Tax-Free Childcare offer is a scheme  launched by the Government alongside the additional 15 hours free childcare for working parents. This scheme is designed to help working families with their childcare costs. Visit the government's Childcare Choices page for more information by clicking the link to…

Teaching and learning

Below we have put together relevant information about Teaching and Learning: Development matters EYFS profile Observation, assessment and planning Policy Should you have any queries, please contact the Early Years Advisory Team

Terms and Conditions of use

By registering with this website, you agree to these terms and conditions ("Terms").  Please read the Terms carefully as they set out your rights and obligation.  They also provide information on how you can submit material (“Content”) and how this will be used. IF WE…

Toolkit

This page has been created so that all relevant safeguarding documents are in one place. Safeguarding children child protection policy template Safeguarding self assessment for settings Annual Declaration Form - Safeguarding  Ofsted poster for parents Lock down policy First Aid poster Inspecting safeguarding in early…

Total Family Coaching

Total Family Coaching  Upcoming Parenting Programmes with Total Family Coaching will now take place online. The sessions will be delivered on Zoom: all parents will be given clear instructions and support in joining the sessions. Every parent will be offered a 1-2-1 session online prior to…

Training

Info about SEND specific training for EY providers coming to this section soon

Training and employment

COVID-19 / Coronavirus We have created a page to provide service updates and useful resources relating to Family Information. Please click here to access the page We want our directory to be as helpful and easy-to-use as possible. All feedback from parents, professionals and young…

Training and support for schools and settings

This page brings together council-commissioned training options for schools and settings in Kensington & Chelsea relevant to supporting children and young people with special educational needs and/or disabilities (SEND).   View the sections below to find out more about the different training packages that are available. …

Training for early years practitioners

Information about all training opportunites for Early Years professionals are provided below. Please contact the Childcare and Early Education Service if you would like to advertise any training opportunites for Early Years Practitioners. BBCEES offer EY partners offer Knowledge hub PHE physical development training Early…

Training for professionals

Information about all training opportunites for Early Years professionals are provided below. Please contact the Childcare and Early Education Service if you would like to advertise any training opportunites for Early Years Practitioners.

Transition Workshops

Kidscape's RISE Y6>>Y7 Transition workshops will be taking place over Zoom on the following dates: Wednesday 29th July 10:00-11:30 Monday 3rd August 11:00-12:30 Thursday 13th August 14:00-15:30 Tuesday 18th August 10:00-11:30 Wednesday 26th August 14:00-15:30 Tuesday 1st September 10:00-11:30 RISE focuses on building children's resilience and…

Transitions

Starting nursery or school is a big milestone in a child’s life and can be both an exciting and anxious time for the child and parents/carers. Below are a few tips and guidance that can support you as an early years practitioner to make this…

Transitions during the Early Years

Starting nursery or school is a big milestone in your child’s life and can be both an exciting and anxious time for the child and parents/carers. Below are a few tips that can help to make this new transition as smooth as possible for your…

Transitions in the Early Years toolkit

Starting nursery or school is a big milestone in a child’s life and can be both an exciting and anxious time for the child and parents/carers. Below are a few tips and guidance that can support you as an early years practitioner to make this…

Tri-Music Together training sessions

The Tri-borough Early Years Music Consortium (TBEYMC) is currently building on the success of phase 1 of the Tri-Music Together (TMT) workforce development project that took place 2016-2018. In phase 2 of the TMT project (2019-2021) we are continuing to offer a range of CPD…

Under 5s Activities 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…

Useful funding forms and information

The following forms and documents have been created to support your childcare business. Parental declaration form Estimates Actuals Navigation tabs Estimated Hours Childcare mode Eligibility checker Data entry Should you have any queries, please contact the Early Years Funding Team

Useful information for families

In this section you will find useful information and contacts: Kensington and Chelsea Citizens Advice Foundation years: what to expect when

Useful Organisations

There are also a number of organisations that can help support you to manage your business, ensure you are covered and do not find yourself caught out during common areas of dispute. Here are some links for you to find out more: PACEY can help you…

Useful Resources and Links

Resources and useful links coming soon

Virtual one-to-one advice and guidance

We will try and maintain regular contact with all of our families who attend by email, telephone or text and continue to offer virtual one-to-one support and identify anything you may need in the coming months.  If you need to speak to one of our…

Visual impairment support

In this section you will find useful information and referrals pathway: Referral pathway for visual impairment support 2019 Visual impairment support service offer 2019-2020
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