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Head of BBEECS

Head of Bi-borough Early Education and Childcare Service I am the designated Head of Bi-borough for Early Education and Childcare matters and I provide strategic leadership in this area. I work in close partnership with internal and external partners and agencies to ensure a creative…

Health

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…

Health and Development Reviews

If you have a toddler aged 8 – 15 months and/or 2 – 2.5 years, you should be hearing from your local Health Visiting Team to invite you to attend a Health & Developmental Review. We strongly encourage you to attend these to ensure the…

Health referral information for professionals

Kensington and Chelsea CAMHS 1B Beatrice Place, Marloes Road, Marloes Road, London W8 5LP Tel:  0203 317 3599 Email:  cnw-tr.kccamhs.cnwl@nhs.net Website CAMHS Central and North West London Home Related Service Kooth  Westminster CAMHS Woodfield Road Tel:  020 3317 5999 Email:  westminstercamhs.cnwl@nhs.net Website CAMHS Central and North…

Health visiting

Health visiting services Health Visitors offer services to families within our children’s centres and local health centres to provide services to families in locations close to their home. After attending antenatal classes and being seen at home by midwives, parents will receive information and support…

The Healthy Early Years Programme and Award Scheme

The Healthy Early Years programme and award scheme is funded by the Public Health team for Kensington and Chelsea and Westminster. The programme has been based on the success of the Healthy Schools programme across the three boroughs and started as a pilot programme in…

Healthy Start

Healthy Start Healthy start is a national programme which provide weekly free vouchers for low income families with children under four, to spend on milk, plain fresh and frozen fruit and vegetables, and infant formula milk. You can also get free vitamins. You may be…

Help for low income families

The government provides information on a number of different Benefits for families, including who they are for and how you can apply for them, including; Apply for free school meals Benefits calculators Care to Learn Carer's Credit Childcare Grant Claim if you were injured while serving…

Help for Self Employed

Here are some useful links for self-employed, and these links offer guidance on how to access financial help from the Government. Self Employment & Universal Credit https://www.gov.uk/self-employment-and-universal-credit Employment & Support Allowance https://www.gov.uk/employment-support-allowance Covid-19 Small Business Government Grant https://smallbusiness.co.uk/how-do-i-get-the-government-3000-coronavirus-grant-2549866/ Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan https://smallbusiness.co.uk/how-do-i-apply-for-a-coronavirus-business-interruption-loan-2549863/ Citizen’s Advice…

Helpful information when choosing a Childminder

Here are some key facts and items to consider when looking to use a childminder.

HEP Training to support the Healthy Early Years London awards

HEP Training to support the Healthy Early Years London awards Our FREE training sessions for the Spring term are listed below.  All sessions will be held online via Zoom (See the attached document for more details).  Please book using the links given:  Achieving the Healthy…

Holiday clubs and playschemes

Note: Please note that breakfast and after school clubs might be running at a reduced capacity, or might not be running at all at the present time due to COVID-19 / Coronavirus. Contact the school or provider directly for more information or check the section…

Home learning packs and activities:

Please find useful resources through the link below brought to you by KIDS: Classroom Secrets. Additional resources are also available on: https://kids.classroomsecrets.co.uk/ (please note that there might be a charge for other activities and packs available on this site)

Home-start Westminster

Home-start supports ANY family living in Westminster and Kensington and Chelsea who needs them, provided there is at least 1 child under 5, or a baby on the way.  Rich or poor, settled or transient; there are times when we all need support and friendship but…

How to Apply for a Grant

To apply please complete the application form to the right and send it to us with the key documents listed below Key documents We require you to provide the following information in order to ensure the application meets the criteria and is not fraudulent: a witnessed copy of a passport or driving…

Hungry Little Minds Campaign Toolkit

Improving early communication, language and literacy development is a key priority for the government and a cornerstone of building a country that works for everyone. Some of the poorest children in the UK start school months behind their peers and the gap can grow through…

Inclusion

What is 'Inclusion' As a Bi-Borough we strive for all settings to positively welcome children with a range SEND and ensure they are fully included.  Children will have the same opportunities and experiences as their peers and be given the best possible start in their…

Independent (Private) Schools

What are independent schools? Independent schools (also known as private schools) are educational providers not funded or maintained by the Government. Pupils at independent schools may not follow the national curriculum. You will usually be expected to pay fees for your child to attend an…

Information for childminders

"Brilliant beginnings for all children" The Bi-borough Early Education and Childcare Service is committed to supporting you and to strengthening your childminding business. Our aim is to support you in your practice so children in your care can have the best possible start in life, and to…

Information for professionals

Welcome to the Kensington and Chelsea Family Information Service (FIS) 'Information for professionals' page. In this platform, we hope you will be able to find updates and useful information about specific topics which are relevant to you. Please have a look at the different sections below: …

Internet Safety Guides

Download the Internet safety Guides for parents of children of all ages.

Keep Warm, Keep Well

The weather is set to turn much colder from early next week, and advice has been circulated from Public Health England – see cold weather plan pdf attached, which includes actions for frontline staff and individuals. Advice on keeping warm: Keep Warm, Keep Well https://www.nhs.uk/livewell/winterhealth/pages/keepwarmkeepwell.aspx  …

Keep Warm, Keep Well

The weather is set to turn much colder from early next week, and advice has been circulated from Public Health England – see cold weather plan pdf attached, which includes actions for frontline staff and individuals. Advice on keeping warm: Keep Warm, Keep Well  https://www.nhs.uk/livewell/winterhealth/pages/keepwarmkeepwell.aspx  …

Keeping your family safe

The Family and Parenting Institute have produced a booklet, that provides information and guidance on parental responsibility and the law. The NSPCC have produced additional literature about leaving your child home alone. NSPCC Home alone - your guide to leaving your child at home safe Please note…

The Kensington and Chelsea and Westminster (KCW) Under 5's Service

The Kensington and Chelsea and Westminster (KCW) Under 5's Service offers specialist treatment and consultation aimed at improving the wellbeing of children under five years old. Many children will have difficulties including but not limited to sleeping, being over clingy, relationship difficulties, bed wetting or…
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