published on: 14 January 2020 Update February: AfC will be publishing further information and progress on the LGSO review on this website here.
published on: 27 December 2019 Have you experienced problems with the way the AfCinfo and the SEND Local Offer website displays? These can be fixed by clearing your browser cache. Follow this link: https://clear-my-cache.
published on: 29 November 2019 Our Adult Social Care Service has recently awarded a new contract to an organisation called Community Catalysts.
published on: 15 November 2019 Ian Dodds, our Managing Director, has been appointed as the new joint Director of Children’s Services (DCS) for Kingston and Richmond Councils.
published on: 06 November 2019 The Sports Development Team developed RISE (Richmond upon Thames Inclusive Sport and Exercise) in 2008.
published on: 29 October 2019 Dramatize, a Theatre Company for individuals with learning disabilities, has successfully gained funding to expand into Richmond.
published on: 23 October 2019 CirKT Next Gen is on the look-out for talented musicians aged 13-18 in the Kingston and nearby areas to submit their interest in performing at this year’s Youth Takeover Day on Sunday 17th Novembe...
published on: 23 October 2019 Challengers are looking to reach out to families with children and young people living in the Kingston and Richmond Boroughs, who would be interested in attending Challengers Play and Youth Schemes.
published on: 23 October 2019 The Richmond Parent Carer Forum (RPCF) is pleased to announce that they are seeking an Umbrella organisation that can host the administration relating to this group, and support the delivery of it...
published on: 07 October 2019 Green light has been given for the King Charles Centre in Surbiton to be sold to the Ministry for Housing, Communities and Local Government and the Education and Skills Funding Agency.
published on: 02 October 2019 Richmond Council have commissioned a review of SEND provision within the borough from The Local Government Association (LGA).
published on: 12 September 2019 Our specialist programme at our Hillcroft Campus in Surbiton is to help women get back into learning or to progress their education to higher level or employment.
published on: 06 September 2019 Kingston Council cautiously welcomes the Chancellor's spending round announcement to increase funding for council run services including adult social care, SEND and reducing homelessness.
published on: 02 September 2019 Kingston Shopmobility Service currently provides short-term hire of wheelchairs and scooters to help people get around the shops in Kingston Town Centre.
published on: 29 August 2019 Every month Citizens Advice Kingston share a story about what has happened to one of their clients, the problems they have had and how CAK have helped them to overcome difficulties.
published on: 14 August 2019 We will be improving the way we communicate the work of the work of SEND Partnership Board in Richmond by publishing details on dedicated web pages.
published on: 30 July 2019 I just wanted to inform you all that Richmond CAMHS has now moved site from Richmond Royal Hospital to Barnes Hospital. The full address and telephone number is: South Worple Way
published on: 26 July 2019 A crowdfunding project that will ensure that music lessons are available to SEND students at special schools in Kingston and will support staff in these settings to be more confident in delivering ...
ICoN study - Improving toileting for children and young people with special educational needs and disability
published on: 22 July 2019 The NHS wants to improve toileting services for children and young people with SEND. Take part in their survey and research.
published on: 17 July 2019 An alert card and passport scheme aimed at improving how police interact with people with autism is being introduced.
published on: 11 July 2019 The National Children’s Bureau (NCB) has been commissioned by the Department for Education to conduct a customer satisfaction surveycollecting feedback from all those who have sought the help of SE...
published on: 02 July 2019 New national campaign launched with ideas to support children's learning at home, or as part of everyday activities like catching the bus or doing the shopping.
Changes to the Blue Badge rules in England in 2019 - to make it easier for people with hidden disabilities such as autism to qualify.
published on: 06 June 2019 New Blue Badge rules in England to come into force on 30 August.
published on: 21 May 2019 An opportunity to raise the profile of parent carers, and their needs.
Changes to the Richmond Home to School Travel for Children and Young People with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities policy
published on: 15 May 2019 Following consultation with parents and carers in November and December 2018, and the decision made by Richmond Council in February 2019, two new policies have been published on the Local Offer web...
published on: 30 April 2019 Dysart is consulting on a proposal to expand the school to 125 pupils from this September.
published on: 09 April 2019 The Department for Education has funded the development of new apps which are games for students to simulate different graduate career paths to help them make better choices about their future.
published on: 08 April 2019 Please find attached a letter from Councillor Diane White, Portfolio Holder for Children’s Services including Education.
Kingston Council teams up with Bentall Centre to install first changing places toilet in town centre
published on: 05 April 2019 Kingston Council is working with the Bentall Centre to improve disabled facilities at Kingston’s iconic shopping centre, with work under way to install the town's first changing places service toilet.
published on: 02 April 2019 The Universities Minister Chris Skidmore launched two apps which empower students to make better choices about where and what to study at university.