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  1. The Bi-Borough Early Years and Inclusion Advisory Service

    The Bi-Borough Early Years and Inclusion Advisory Service support registered childcare within: the private, voluntary and independent sector maintained nurseries reception classes nursery schools to develop high quality, inclusive early education and childcare places for children in Kensington and Chelsea and Westminster. The team aim…
  2. Breakfast and after school clubs

    Wraparound childcare You may find the following guide useful: Before and after school childcare: Everything you need to know about wraparound care - The Education Hub (blog.gov.uk) Breakfast clubs These provide a safe place for your child to wait until school starts and many can provide…
  3. Broad areas of need

    SEND CoP Chapter 6 - 'The 4 Broad areas of need': Communication and interaction 6.28 Children and young people with speech, language and communication needs (SLCN) have difficulty in communicating with others. This may be because they have difficulty saying what they want to, understanding…
  4. Bullying at schools

    Please find below some useful links with regards to bullying: Kensington and Chelsea: local safeguarding children board/bullying Gov.uk/bullying at school Bullying.co.uk/what parents need to know about bullying at schools and academies Childline/types of bullying Anti bullying: guidance for schools
  5. Care to Learn Scheme

    The Care to Learn scheme can help with childcare costs while you study (up to £195 per child per week if you live in London). You must be under 20 at the start of your course and the scheme is available for publicly-funded courses in England. Your learning provider…
  6. Careers guidance resources

    This section provides guidance about different career paths. Please note that the Family Information Service do no manage the content within the links below. In addition, we offer an impartial service and we cannot recommend or endorse any of the providers listed. National Careers Service Careersmart…
  7. Centres for disabled children and young people

    There are three centres for Disabled Children and Young People across the Bi-borough. Click on one of the centres below to find out more about what they offer and how you can access it.  St Quintin's Centre for Disabled Children and Young People Tresham Centre for…
  8. Child and family safety

    Safeguarding Self-isolating can bring new unsettling challenges for you and your family. If you are worried about your safety or the safety of your child, please contact the following teams: Please call the Social Services helpline on 020 7361 3013 (Monday – Friday 9am – 5pm) or…
  9. Childcare Sufficiency Assessment (CSA)

    A Childcare Sufficiency Assessment (CSA) is an assessment of existing childcare provision in the borough, mapping supply of, demand for and gaps in the childcare market. The Childcare Act 2006 places a legal duty on local authorities to secure sufficient childcare (so far as is…
  10. Children in employment and entertainment

    Some children work part-time or take part in entertainment productions or modelling. There are very strict guidelines and procedures in place to ensure all children are kept safe and not exploited. Also, a child under the age of 16 will need a performance licence from…
  11. Choice of education

    There are several types of schools to chose from and formal education could also take place at your home. You can find an overview of these options below: 
  12. Choosing a childcare provider

    There are lots of different types of childcare to choose from. Some families use informal childcare, such as other family members, friends or neighbours. However you may also find that you need to make more formal childcare arrangements. Some childcare settings provide specialist services for…
  13. Detached and Outreach Team (DOT)

    Welcome to the Detached and Outreach Team webpage We are a team of youth workers working in Kensington and Chelsea. We offer a variety of free youth work support including: Detached (street-based) sessions Outreach (helping children and young people to access provision in youth centres…
  14. Disability Access Fund (DAF)

    The Disability Access Fund (DAF) is an additional funding provided by the goverment to enable Early Years childcare providers to offer more places to young children with special educational needs or disabilities (SEND). The DAF is available to Early Years childcare settings and can be used, for…
  15. Disclaimer

    The Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea ('the Council') is committed to the highest standard of quality information and every attempt has been made to present up to date and accurate information. The purpose of this website is to provide information on activities and support services available to…
  16. Early education (Early Years Foundation Stage: EYFS)

    Early Years education is a non-compulsory stage of education generally comprising the ages from birth to 5 (or to the date when a child starts reception). Depending on individual circumstances, parents or carers may choose whether their child go to nursery or are cared for…
  17. Early education and childcare information

    This section provides information and guidance about early education and childcare in Kensington and Chelsea, including the different entitlements and funding options and information about local early years providers. For information on childcare providers and activities in Westminster, visit: Westminster FIS. Choosing a provider and…
  18. Early Help and Family Hubs

    Worried about a child? Early Help and Family Hubs are 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 free…
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