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Health referral information for professionals

Kensington and Chelsea CAMHS 1B Beatrice Place, Marloes Road, Marloes Road, London W8 5LP Tel:  0203 317 3599 Email:  [email protected] Website CAMHS Central and North West London Home Related Service Kooth  Westminster CAMHS Woodfield Road Tel:  020 3317 5999 Email:  [email protected] Website CAMHS Central and North…

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

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…

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:   …

Involving an Educational Psychologist (EP)

What is an Educational Psychologist (EP)? Educational and Child Psychologists have expertise in education, learning, child development and the application of psychology to improve the learning and well-being/mental health of children and young people from birth up to the age of 25 years. They apply…

Leadership and management

In this section, you will be able to access useful information and guidance related to leadership and management: EIF development plan

Local Authority Designated Officer (LADO)

In order to manage allegations against professionals, every Local Authority appoints a Local Authority Designated Officer (LADO). The LADO works within Children’s Services and should be alerted to all cases in which it is alleged that a person who works with children has: behaved in…

Maintained nurseries

Welcome to the Kensington and Chelsea Early Years Hub, a dedicated space for Early Years Professionals 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…

Our 2023-2026 Children and Young People’s Plan

You can access the 2023-26 Children and Young People's Plan by clicking on the section below:

Our vision for Early Years in the Bi-Borough

ALL children and families receive a positive welcome Parents have choice as to which setting they attend We can meet the needs of all children There is robust tracking and assessment in place in settings Staff in settings are well trained and confident supporting children with SEND…

PHE physical development

This is a FREE course To register and find out more, visit: Future Learn     What will you achieve? By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to... Identify the importance of movement skills to the overall health, wellbeing and development of young…

PVI settings

Welcome to the Kensington and Chelsea Early Years Hub, a dedicated space for Early Years Professionals in the PVI sector 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…

Resources and guidance for practitioners

Range of different resources and advice for professionals can be found here. Community occupational therapy resources Speech and language therapy advice Sensory processing difficulties Autism spectrum condition Hearing impairment/Deafness Down's syndrome Additional support for professionals (IPSEA) SEND pen portrait NASEN Resources Kensington and Chelsea IASS…

Safeguarding children (information for professionals)

This section aims to support staff (paid and voluntary) safeguard the children within their care. Within this section you will find links to: How to make a safeguarding referral Information on the LADO and how they can support staff if an allegation is made against…

Schools Hub

Welcome to the Bi-Borough Schools Hub, a dedicated platform to support teachers and school staff 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…

SEN Inclusion Fund (SENIF)

The 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 have…

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 inclusion passport and exemplar

SEND inclusion passport template SEND inclusion passport exemplar

SEND information and guidance for Early Years Practitioners

This section aims to provide useful information and guidance about SEND matters for professionals in the Early Years sector: Concerns about a child: what to do SEND toolkit Identifying children with SEND: information and guidance Guide for Childminders EY SEND audit The four-part 'graduated approach'…

Speech and Language Therapy (SALT) resources

In this section you will find useful information and resources: I CAN – Speech and communication resources Black sheep resources Do2learn Variety of different free downloadable visuals can be found here. Widgit Supporting communication and reading for young learners. Downloadable software that supports symbol labelling, visual timetables and educational materials…

Supporting children to communicate

In the following links you can access guidance and referral information for supporting children to communicate: Library rhymetimes linked to speech, language and communication outcomes Bi-borough Communication Hub

Thinking of opening a nursery setting

The following information will help you if you are considering opening an early years and childcare provision in Kensington and Chelsea. It is here to signpost you and develop your thinking - it is not intended as an action plan or a definitive list. When…

Thinking of working in Early Years and childcare

Different roles in early education, childcare and playwork Early Years apprenticeships Opening an Early Years setting Becoming a childminder Becoming a nanny Starting an out of school club Starting a parent and toddler group Early Years and Childcare courses and qualifications Job vacancies Find out…
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