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  1. 2-2½ years integrated review. EYFS progress check

    It is important to liaise with your local health visiting teams as soon as you have concerns about a child (with parental consent). 2-2 1/2 integrated review - progress check form for Early Years Providers You can access this form on the following link: 2-2 1/2…
  2. Anti-racism and cultural diversity

    This section is being developed to provide you with useful information and resources regarding equality, diversity and inclusion: A parents' guide to 'Black Lives Matter' Windrush Day Resources and information to support inclusion and diversity
  3. BBEECS Funding Team

    The Bi-borough Early Years and Childcare Funding Team support registered childcare within: the private, voluntary and independent sector maintained nursery reception classes nursery schools Meet the Team: Prosscovia ApireBi-borough Early Years Funding ManagerMob: 07739 316190Email: [email protected] Debbie Cole Bi-borough Early Years Funding Officer (Kensington and Chelsea) Mob: 07739 316132Email: [email protected]
  4. BBEECS Training Coordinator

    Bi-borough Early Education and Childcare Service Training Coordinator I am the Training Coordinator for the Bi-borough Early Education and Childcare Service.  I coordinate the Continuous Professional Development programme which is designed to help Ofsted registered early years and childcare providers (including Childminders), children’s centres, schools…
  5. Becoming a Childminder

    To become a registered childminder you will need to hold a Level 3 or above in Childcare & Education and have worked with children under the age of 5 years in the past 2 years. If you do not have this qualification you will need to complete…
  6. 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…
  7. 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…
  8. 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…
  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. 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…
  11. 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…
  12. Early Years and Childcare job vacancies

    There are many sites where you can learn about the current possitions in childcare available in Kensington and Chelsea Some are listed below: Level 3 Early Years Qualified Teachers and Level 2 teaching assistants for Gardens Montessori Nurseries Kensington & Chelsea Borough | Find Childcare in…
  13. Early Years and Childcare qualifications and courses

    The following link provides information about the qualifications that can currently be achieved in England: Qualifications achieved in the United Kingdom - GOV.UK (www.gov.uk) There is flexibility of flexibility and options if you would like to obtain Early Years and Childcare qualifications, both online and in-person.…
  14. Early Years funding rates

    Please see below funding rates for financial year 2024/25:  Kensington and Chelsea  Universal Entitlement (3/4YO) – 15hrs £7.47 Working Family Entitlement (3/4YO) – 30hrs £7.47 Disadvantaged 2YO Entitlement – 15hrs £9.98 Working Family Entitlement (2YO) - 15hrs  £9.98 Working Family Entitlement (9 month to 2YO)…
  15. 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.…
  16. 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…
  17. Early Years in schools

    Welcome to the Kensington and Chelsea Early Years Hub, a dedicated space for Early Years provision in maintained 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…
  18. Early Years Premium (EYPP) for practitioners

    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 The current rates can be accessed on the following page: Kensington and Chelsea EY funding rates.  Eligibility Three and four-year olds will…
  19. 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…
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