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30 Hours Free Childcare Campaign

The Department for Education (DfE) is launching a campaign to promote and raise awareness of the benefits that using 30 hours childcare can have for working families.  Hear more from families who have benefited from 30 hours here: Family Case Studies Want to find out…

Activities and Resources to support your child learning at home

Home learning tips and activities for under 5's We have some useful activity sheets for you to download which we will add to each week with interesting things you can do with your child using items found in the home. Home learning tips for babies, toddlers…

Alternative Provision and Holiday Clubs Summer 2020

Alternative Provision and Holiday Clubs Summer 2020 Kensington and Chelsea Notting Hill adventure Playground - W10 5YBAges: 5-13Playground activities play in parks projects and possible school-based play centre. Liaising with RBKC head Teachers. Subject to funding. Following government guidance on social distancing.Contact details: pattrina@venturecentre.org.uk /…

Bullying in schools

In this section it will be explained what to do if your child or young person is experiencing bullying at school. This page is currently being developed and more information will be available very soon.

Choosing School

There are several types of schools and formal education could also take place at your home. You you may decide what is the best educational option for your child depending on your particular preference or particular circumstances. Have a look at the options below if you are trying to…

Concerns about a school: Complaints

In this section it will be explained what to do if things are not going well at school and if you have concerns. This page is currently being developed and more information will be available very soon.

Family Information Service website updates: COVID-19

We have created this page on the Kensington & Chelsea Family Information Service to share resources and information that may be useful to families and those working with children and young people. We are committed to supporting you as a parent during this period and will…

Home Learning Packs

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Independent (Private) Schools

What are independent schools? Independent schools (also known as private schools) are educational providers not funded or maintained by the Government. Pupils at independent schools may not follow the national curriculum. You will usually be expected to pay fees for your child to attend an…

Mainstream Schools

All children in England between the ages of 5 and 16 are entitled to a free place at a state school. State schools receive funding through their local authority or directly from the government. The most common ones are: Community schools, which are sometimes called…

Post 16 Educational Options

You can leave school on the last Friday in June if you’ll be 16 by the end of the summer holidays. You must then do one of the following until you’re 18: stay in full-time education, for example at a college start an apprenticeship or…

Primary Schools

In this section, you can find a comprehensive list of Primary Schools in Kensington and Chelsea. To access this list, click the link below: Note: Use the filters at the right hand side of the page to select specifications that meet the criteria of what…

Schools Q&As

On this page, you can find answers to your questions regarding schools, from the different type of schools available, to school support for children with special educational needs and/or disabilities (SEND). The content sections below contains questions have been submitted by local parents and answered…

Schools, education and learning

COVID-19 / Coronavirus - Updates and Resources From birth through to adulthood, education is vital to the development of children and young people and many continue to learn beyond the compulsory school age requirements. The education system in the UK is divided into five main parts,…

Secondary Schools

In this section, you can find a comprehensive list of Secondary Schools in Kensington and Chelsea. To access this list, click the link below: Note: Use the filters at the right hand side of the page to select specifications that meet the criteria of what you…

Special Schools

All children in England between the ages of 5 and 16 are entitled to a free place at a state school. If your child has special educational needs or disabilities (SEND), you may have special considerations to take when you choosing school or type of education.…

Transition Workshops

Kidscape's RISE Y6>>Y7 Transition workshops will be taking place over Zoom on the following dates: Wednesday 29th July 10:00-11:30 Monday 3rd August 11:00-12:30 Thursday 13th August 14:00-15:30 Tuesday 18th August 10:00-11:30 Wednesday 26th August 14:00-15:30 Tuesday 1st September 10:00-11:30 RISE focuses on building children's resilience and…

Transitions during the Early Years

Starting nursery or school is a big milestone in your child’s life and can be both an exciting and anxious time for the child and parents/carers. Below are a few tips that can help to make this new transition as smooth as possible for your…
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