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Resources for your child learning at home

Under 5s We have some under 5s home play resource packs for you to do with your children. To arrange delivery of your packs please call: 020 7938 8400 (Holmfield House) In addition, we have some useful activity sheets for you to download which we will add to each week…

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…

Safeguarding and social care referral information for professionals

Kensington Early Help Team (child/young person) If you are worried that a child or young person is at immediate risk, please contact the assessment and access team immediately at: Tel: 020 7361 3013  Out of Hours - Emergency Duty Team 5pm – 9am and weekends on …

Safeguarding training for practitioners

Local safeguarding children partnership (LSCP) Prevent duty training Contact us

SASH (sexual health service) ZOOM online Q&As Sessions for parents and families

SASH is a sexual health service operating across Hammersmith and Fulham, Kensington and Chelsea and Westminster. A new project is being launched as part of our family service which will be delivered online (via Zoom) for parents and carers. This will be running fortnightly Q&A…

School arrangements and transitioning

On Wednesday 27 January 2021 the government announced a delay to the full reopening of schools, colleges, and universities across England, as part of a national lockdown. The full return for all year groups in primary and secondary schools and in colleges will be delayed.…

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…

SEND Local Offer

!! HAVE YOUR SAY ON OUR SEND STRATEGY REFRESH FOR 2021-2024 !! COVID-19 Update - 04 January 2021 - Colleges, primary (reception onwards) and secondary schools will remain open for vulnerable children and the children of critical workers. Furthermore, early years, nurseries, alternative provision and special…

SEND resources for professionals

SEND Resources for Professionals The resources below can also be found in the Kensington and Chelsea SEND Local Offer website and bring together a wide collection of toolkits, advice and guidance to support and help those professionals working closely with young people with SEND. They…

SEND Resources for Professionals

The compiled resources below bring together a wide collection of toolkits, advice and guidance to support and help those professionals working closely with young people with SEND. They cover a range of topics, including participation, communication, events and transition processes. These tool-kits are designed for…

SENIF (information for practitioners)

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…

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 is on Social Media

Good news!!! Short Breaks is now on various different social media platforms. Please see out Short Breaks Social Media accounts Flyer. For all latest news and centre (Tresham & St Quintin) updates, don't forget to like/follow us on our Twitter page! For more information regarding…

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 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…
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