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Early Years Hub for practitioners

'Brilliant Beginnings for ALL Children' Welcome to the Bi-Borough Early Years Hub, a dedicated platform to support Early Years Practitioners and Childminders in Kensington and Chelsea. In this section, we aim to provide you with important updates, information and guidance, which hopefully you will find useful.…

Early Years in schools

Welcome to the Kensington and Chelsea Early Years Hub, a dedicated space for Early Years Professionals in schools in Kensington and Chelsea. In this section, we aim to provide you with important updates, information and guidance, which hopefully you will find useful. Please feel free…

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 60p per hour.   Eligibility Three and four-year olds will be eligible for EYPP if the child receives…

Educational Psychology Consultation Service training

Our SLA for Schools: The EPCS offers a large range of training to schools promoted through our Schools SLA and through our school link EPs. We encourage schools to think about additional services they would like that relate to child and educational psychology and to request…

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…

EY Virtual Conference 2021

Thank you for attending our first virtual conference. Many of you wanted to receive the presentations from the workshops and this page has been created so that you can access the documents. We hope that these become useful tools for your childcare business. 2020-2021- INCLUSION…

EYFS

Please find here relevant information and links regarding the EYFS: New EYFS framework (from Sep 2021) EYFS guidance on exemptions EYFSP handbook EY inspection handbook Development matters Progress check at age 2 Should you have any queries, please contact the Early Years Advisory Team

EYFS adopter documents

Please find here relevant information and links regarding the EYFS EYFS Profile EYFS reform change map Development Matters EYFSP reforms early adopter version handbook Should you have any queries, please contact the Early Years Advisory Team

Family Hubs newsletters

Please click on the links below to access the latest Kensington and Chelsea Family Hubs newsletters: 2022 September 2022 edition July 2022 edition June 2022 edition  May 2022 edition April 2022 edition 2021 December 2021 edition November 2021 edition July 2021 edition June 2021 edition…

Family Information Service (FIS) Newsletters

Please click on the link below to access the latest newsletter: Kensington and Chelsea FIS newsletter winter 2022 edition Kensington and Chelsea FIS newsletter autumn 2022 edition Kensington and Chelsea FIS newsletter summer 2022 edition Kensington and Chelsea FIS newsletter spring 2022 edition Kensington and…

Financial support for young people

Please find below information about financial support available for young people: Student finance University and college hardship funds Learner support: financial help for over 19s Dance and drama awards Bursaries, scholarships and awards Care leaving services Children Services charitable trust The Princes' Trust Help for…

Forums for early years practitioners

PVI forums Leadership and Network forums SEND forums Should you have any queries, please contact the Early Years Advisory team

Fostering and Adoption

The Kensington and Chelsea Adoption Service is now run by Coram Ambitious for Adoption. If you are enquiring about Adopting a Child please contact [email protected]  If you are enquiring about Post Adoption Support please contact [email protected] If you are enquiring about your birth or adoption records prior to 1975 (National Children’s Adoption Association) please…

The four-part 'graduated approach'

The four-part 'graduated approach' is designed to help you decide on the levels of support and type of action to be put in place for children in your school or setting:  Assess The early years practitioner or SENCO should work in collaboration with parent/carers to identify…

Funding in the EY

In the sections below, you will be able to find specific information about the different source of funding available in the Early Years and related data: Funding for children with SEND: Early years settings include nurseries, pre-schools and childminders providing early education for children up…

GDPR information

Below we have put together relevant information about the GDPR: PACEY: GDPR guide EY Alliance: preparing for GDPR NDNA: data protection FAQ's Data Protection fee Should you have any queries, please contact the Early Years Advisory Team

Glossary of terms

More information coming to this section soon.  

Health Visiting teams in Kensington and Chelsea

Health Visiting teams: KENSINGTON AND CHELSEA & WESTMINSTER All enquires should be directed via our Single Point of Access (SPA) Contact the KCWHF Team on: T: 0208 200 2500 ext 2 |  Email: [email protected] Or visit the health visiting resource page: New baby and parent resources: Central London Community Healthcare NHS…

Health, wellbeing and development in the EY

This section aims to provide information and guidance on health, wellbeing and development for professionals within the Early Years sector: The Healthy Early Years Programme and Award Scheme Hungry Little Minds Campaign 2-2½ years integrated review EYFS progress check Flu vaccination programme

The Healthy Early Years Programme and Award Scheme

Healthy Early Years London is an awards scheme sponsored by the Mayor of London. The scheme supports and recognises achievements in child health, wellbeing and education in early years settings. It can help to address areas such as oral health, personal, social and emotional development,…

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…

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…

Information for childminders

Welcome to the Kensington and Chelsea Early Years Hub, a dedicated space for Childminders in Kensington and Chelsea. In this section, we aim to provide you with important updates, information and guidance, which hopefully you will find useful. Please feel free to explore the different…

Information for professionals

Welcome to the Kensington and Chelsea Family Information Service (FIS) 'Information for professionals' page. In this platform, you will be able to access information about programmes, services, referrals and topics which may be relevant to you. Please have a look at the different sections below:   …

Integrated 0-5 Service Newsletters

Integrated 0–5 Service Newsletters: October 2022 July 2022
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