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Disabled Children's Register

What is the Disabled Children's Register? The register is a database that holds information about children and young people with disabilities and special needs who live in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea.   Why do we have a register and what is it…

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The Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea (RBKC) is committed to the highest standard of quality information and every attempt has been made to present up to date and accurate information. However, the RBKC council gives no warranty as to the accuracy of the information on this web site…

Diversity awareness and anti-racism information and resources

Early Years diversity and anti-racism toolkit Equity and diversity questionnaire Diversity awareness and and anti-racism resources

Download the FIS Directory app to your mobile device

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Drumming workshop for young adults with disabilities - Starting today!

The Curve Centre in Kensington and Chelsea are running free drumming workshops for children and young people (RBKC residents) 10-25yrs with disabilities and emotional/mental health needs every Thursday from 3-4pm and 4.30-5.30pm. Starting today!

DSL Forums

This section is being developed and more information will be available soon.

Early education and childcare (Lancaster West)

Please find below information related to early education and childcare for under 5s: Grenfell Early Years Service Parent and toddler groups 15 hours free early learning and childcare for 2 year olds 15 hours free early learning for 3 and 4 year olds 30 hours…

Early Help

Early Help in Kensington and Chelsea is a way of getting extra support when needed. Our integrated 0-19 (25 with SEND) service aims to help families when difficulties first begin so that we can support them with finding solutions quickly. Through our Family Hub Model,…

Early Help and Parenting support

Early Help is a way of getting extra support when needed. Our integrated 0-19 (25 with SEND) service aims to help families when difficulties first begin so that we can support them with finding solutions quickly. We will provide support through a variety of community-based…

Early Intervention Service (EIS) referral forms

Short Breaks are changing their name to  Early Intervention Service team. Please download the required referral document: EIS referral form  Biborough DCT support referral form

Early Intervention Service (formerly Short Breaks)

Short Breaks are changing their name to  Early Intervention Service team. Short breaks are for families with children between the age of 0 and 18 who are affected in their everyday living by one or more of the following: A physical impairment A sensory impairment…

Early Years and Childcare job vacancies

Are you looking to work in the Early Years sector? this section provides information about current job oportunities in nurseries and pre-schools accross Kensington and Chelsea: Kensington and Chelsea Council is currently recruiting for three of their nurseries, one in the south and two in…

Early years clusters

To support the drive to improve the outcomes for all children across the bi-borough we have developed Early Years cluster groups to respond to the needs and challenges within targeted localities of the Bi-borough.  There are three clusters in Westminster and a north and south…

Early Years Consultancy Service

The Early Years Consultancy Service is made up to early years advisory teachers and early years development officers. The team provides specialist support to all our childcare providers (including children’s centres) within the maintained, private, voluntary and independent sectors. The Early Years consultants provide support based on a…

Early years funding for children with SEND

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…

Early Years in schools

"Brilliant beginnings for all children" Welcome to the 'Bi-borough Early Years hub', a dedicated space for Early Years Practitioners in schools within Kensington and Chelsea. The Bi-borough Early Education and Childcare Service team is committed to supporting you. Our aim is to support you in…

Early Years Premium (EYPP)

The Early Years Pupil Premium (EYPP) gives providers additional funding to support disadvantaged 3- and 4-year-old pupils who meet the eligibility criteria. Hourly rate It is paid at 53p per hour.   Eligibility Three and four-year olds will be eligible for EYPP if the child receives…

Early Years Virtual Conference - 25th February 2022

Are you an Early Years professional? Did you know that the Bi-borough Early Education and Childcare Service (BBEECS) is delivering a virtual conference as part of their continuing professional development (CPD) training offer? To book your place, visit: BBEECS Early Years Conference 2022 Tickets, Fri…

Educational, training and employment opportunities for young people

You can leave school on the last Friday in June if you’ll be 16 by the end of the summer holidays. However, you must then do one of the following until you are 18: stay in full-time education, for example at a college start an…

EHC needs assessment (EHCNA)

What is an EHCNA? (Education, Health and Care needs assessment) This is the initial document submitted in the process which is then reviewed by the Early Years panel who look at the evidence to decide whether they agree to assess for the Education Health Care…

EHC needs assessment (EHCNA) explained

Who needs an assessment of SEN A child may need an Education, Health and Care needs assessment if the extra support they are receiving is not helping or they have severe or complex needs. If the assessment is agreed, your child will be issued with an…

EHC plan

What is an EHCP (Education, Health and Care plan) This is legal document which a collaborative working document between the family, health, education and social care professionals. The child will have SEND whether with a diagnosis or without. These maybe health or education related and…

Emotional wellbeing support for young people

Mental health is just like physical health, everybody has it, and it’s important to take care of it. Feeling down some of the time is normal, but if you want to talk to someone about your thoughts or feelings, there are plenty of routes you…

Enhanced SEN Inclusion Fund (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…

EY entitlement: funding for providers

In this section, you can explore the different sources of funding available to early years providers. Please find specific information about the different sources of funding available in the sections listed below:  Early Years funding policy – COVID-19 Early Years pupil premium (EYPP) 15 hrs…
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