published on: 20 September 2021 We have been making some behind-the-scenes changes to the design of AfCinfo website and the SEND Local Offer.
published on: 15 September 2021 Our Council Electoral Services teams are committed to ensuring all eligible residents, including students, are encouraged to register to vote in Kingston and Richmond.
Engagement events for parents and carers of children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities: Preparing for Adulthood in Richmond
published on: 13 September 2021 In June, Ofsted and the Care Quality Commission inspected the local area of Richmond to judge the effectiveness of the area in implementing the special educational needs and/or disabilities (SEND...
published on: 13 September 2021 AfC is committed to working in partnership with parents and carers of children and young people with SEND.
published on: 26 August 2021 A Local Area SEND Inspection in Richmond upon Thames was completed by Ofsted and the Care Quality Commission (CQC) in June 2021.
published on: 12 August 2021 Kingston’s Carers Strategy is being refreshed to make sure we're able to support the needs of Kingston's carers.
Statement of support for schools in their delivery of the new national Relationships Education, Relationships & Sex Education, and Health Education statutory guidance and curriculum content
published on: 02 August 2021 The Council, in partnership with Achieving for Children, Directors of Public Health and local Councillors across Richmond and Kingston have launched a statement of support for schools in their de...
published on: 22 July 2021 Kingston Council commissioned the Local Government Association to complete a Peer Challenge of SEND Services. Their Feedback Report is now available.
Kingston Council wants to hear what you think of having a policy on "Help with travel " (Supported travel).
published on: 30 June 2021 Kingston Council wants to hear what you think of having a policy on Help with travel (Supported travel). The policy will be for adults living and accessing services and support in Kingston.
Richmond upon Thames Local Area SEND inspection: children, young people and parents and carers views
published on: 07 June 2021 Inspection of London Borough of Richmond upon Thames local area’s effectiveness in identifying and meeting the needs of, and improving outcomes for, children and young people who have special educa...
published on: 19 May 2021 Richmond Carers Centre will celebrate and recognise the contribution carers make this Carers Week (7th-13th June 2021) with a full programme of online activities and events to support carers ...
published on: 10 May 2021 The Richmond and Kingston Parent Champions Network is a new volunteer-led project with parents supporting other parents through times of crisis with their adolescent children.
published on: 27 April 2021 Our very own Dr Jo Steer, Associate Director for Emotional Health, has just published this excellent book called Understanding Girls & Women with ADHD.
published on: 19 March 2021 Kingston Council has secured agreement from the Department for Education to cover a long-standing deficit in the amount it receives to support children with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities
published on: 19 March 2021 Following years of intense lobbying, Richmond Council has secured an agreement with the Department for Education which is aimed at addressing Richmond’s Special Educational Needs and Disabilities ...
published on: 18 March 2021
published on: 16 March 2021 New Special Educational Needs and Disability Registers for both Kingston and Richmond have gone live this week.
published on: 10 March 2021 Ruils is a local charity run by and for disabled people supporting disabled children, adults, and the elderly to live independent lives.
published on: 26 February 2021 Recent comments about Croft Cottage closing are untrue.
published on: 24 February 2021 A new safeguarding newsletter has launched to share pupils' experiences of lockdown and to signpost young readers to support services should they be needed.
published on: 09 February 2021 London Youth Games are putting young disabled Londoners at the heart of competition, empowering them to set, film, complete and share challenges as part of the LYG Virtual Inclusive Games.
published on: 05 February 2021 Update on Warren Park
published on: 15 December 2020 Healthwatch Richmond has published their Mid Year review for the year 2020/21, covering their work since April 2020 until now.
Survey - your current experience of services for children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities in Kingston
published on: 20 November 2020 Over the past two years there has been lots of work undertaken to improve services for special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) in Kingston.
published on: 06 November 2020 About the importance of youth work - and what's been happening at Ham Youth Centre - an article written for Youth Work Week 2020
published on: 02 November 2020 EnhanceAble, a local registered charity in Kingston, is running the TIN project through the Autumn and Winter months. We will be collecting donations from local businesses and individuals.
School closures and returning to school: the impact of the Covid-19 outbreak on the wellbeing of children with special educational needs and disabilities and their families
published on: 27 October 2020 Roehampton University are conducting a short survey for parents of children with SEND on their experiences of having their children returning to school and the impact that the pandemic has had on t...
Short-term telephone support service at Mind in Kingston to people over 18 who feel isolated and lonely
published on: 22 October 2020 Mind in Kingston are pleased to offer a short-term telephone support service to people over 18 who feel isolated and lonely due to Covid-19 until 31st December 2020.
published on: 14 October 2020 This report was written by Healthwatch Kingston and Richmond in collaboration with Youth Out Loud! (YOL!), a group of young people aged 13-17.
Cllr Zain Abbas provides a message for Kingston's young people, outlining the part we can all play in preventing the spread of coronavirus.
published on: 07 October 2020