published on: 12 April 2021 We are greatly saddened to hear of the loss of The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award’s Patron and Founder, His Royal Highness, The Duke of Edinburgh, and our thoughts are with his family.
published on: 23 March 2021 Achieving for Children (AfC) commissions holiday clubs, Saturday clubs and after school clubs for children and young people with disabilities. These contracts are coming to an end.
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.
published on: 02 December 2020 Our Council Electoral Services teams are committed to ensuring all eligible residents, including students, are encouraged to register to vote in Kingston and Richmond.
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
published on: 12 August 2020 The Wild Mind Project is a not-for-profit organisation that offers early intervention for young people living with, or susceptible to, stress, depression and anxiety.
published on: 20 July 2020 Richmond Council is delighted by the announcement by the Department for Education (DfE) that the education provider, The Beckmead Trust, will run the borough’s new special free school for children ...
published on: 20 July 2020 Kingston Council is delighted by the announcement by the Department for Education (DfE), today, that the education provider Ambitious about Autism Schools Trust will run the borough’s new special s...
Developing a multiagency framework for supporting Children and Young People with SEND and their families in Kingston and Richmond.
published on: 26 June 2020 Summary notes from an event that took place on March 11th with support from the Council for Disabled Children (CDC).
published on: 22 June 2020 Please see below Achieving for Children's letter to parents and carers from Charis Penfold (Director for Education Services) and Ian Dodds (Director of Children's Services) regarding the current ...
COVID-19 - Support for parents and carers of children with special educational needs, disabilities and complex health conditions
published on: 19 March 2020 I know that many families are worried about the COVID-19 coronavirus and the impact it will have on their children with special educational needs, disabilities and complex health conditions.
published on: 18 March 2020 Achieving for Children is currently working with both Councils and partners to look at the impact of the current public health situation on local SEND services and will be providing updates on ...
KIDS SENDIASS Richmond and Kingston continues offering services to families during the current situation
published on: 17 March 2020 KIDS SENDIASS Richmond and Kingston continues offering services to families during the current situation.
published on: 21 February 2020 A new initiative has launched where all Year 6 and Secondary School students in the borough will receive Travel Card holders to raise awareness of the importance of staying safe when out and about.
published on: 18 February 2020 The People Can Project will be a ground-breaking project with a focus on disabled and/or autistic people in partnership with Kingston Council and the Public Health team.