Articles on Professionals Hub (76)

  1. 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…
  2. Family Hub newsletters

    Please click on the links below to access the latest Kensington and Chelsea Family Hubs newsletters: 2024 Summer edition May March February 2023 December September July May March February 2022 December September July June May April 2021 December November July June May April March  2020…
  3. 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…
  4. 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
  5. Guidance for service providers

    There are two sections of this website: Information for Families provides information to all parents and carers of children and young people aged 0-19 years, or 0-25 years if their child has a Special Educational Need or Disability (SEND). The SEND Local Offer focuses on providing accessible…
  6. Health and Development Reviews

    Health Visitors offer services to families within our children’s centres and local health centres to provide services to families in locations close to their home. After attending antenatal classes and being seen at home by midwives, parents will receive information and support for their new…
  7. 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…
  8. 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…
  9. 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…
  10. 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…
  11. 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…
  12. Maintained nurseries

    Welcome to the Kensington and Chelsea Early Years Hub, a dedicated space for Early Years Professionals working in maintained settings 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…
  13. Multi Agency Good Practice Events

    Our Multi Agency Good Practice Events offer a chance a for a wide range of professionals from multiple services and settings to come together and share effective strategies for supporting children and young people with SEND. Please see below for details of our most recent…
  14. Online safety

    In this section you will find information on national support agencies which offer a wide range of advice to children, young people and their families on how to stay safe online. NSPCC The NSPCC is a charity aiming to prevent abuse, help rebuild children's lives…
  15. 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…
  16. 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…
  17. Professional Development for Schools

    The Bi-Borough School Standards Team offers a Continuing Professional Development (CPD) programme as part of the annual traded service. Schools buying into the annual traded service can access the programme without charge (or for a reduced charge for some sessions).   Details of the annual Traded…
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