published on: 07 February 2019 Contact reveal the outcome of the survey carried out recently about the future direction of Parent Carer Forums for Richmond and Kingston.
published on: 28 January 2019 The detailed needs analysis of all therapies across Kingston and Richmond is being completed.
published on: 07 January 2019 James Thomas has been appointed as the interim Director of Children’s Services (DCS) for Richmond.
published on: 04 January 2019 Dear Parents From mid-February there will be some free 1:1 sessions for those Kingston borough parents who have already attended a Post-Diagnosis session. These 1:
published on: 03 January 2019 A FREE 15 week Personal Development course for young people aged 16-35 who have a disability or Autism.
published on: 10 December 2018 Well...... on Sunday 9th December Father Christmas attended a Christmas party at the Windham Croft Centre in Richmond.
published on: 10 December 2018 Contact are running a survey which aims to gather feedback and interest in a new Parent Carer Forum for Richmond and Kingston.
published on: 07 December 2018 We are pleased to announce the launch of our Section 10 Consultation. The consultation is a required part of the process of opening a new school (set out under section 10 of the Academies Act 2010).
published on: 03 December 2018 Kingston Council has appointed a new Disability Champion to coincide with the International Day of Disabled Persons (3 December).
published on: 21 November 2018 The Department for Education announced a programme of revisits to those local areas which were asked to produce a WSoA following their SEND inspections.
published on: 21 November 2018 Pauline Maddison has been appointed as the new Director of Children’s Services (DCS) for Kingston on a twelve month contract.
published on: 19 November 2018 Help Kingston Council to develop a new vision and strategy for children, young people and adults who are on the autistic spectrum.
published on: 05 November 2018 The outcome of a recent inspection of services across the Royal Borough of Kingston for children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) will be published on the Ofs...
published on: 26 October 2018 Richmond Council is inviting parents, carers, young people and other stakeholders for their views on the future of services for children and young people with special educational needs and disabili...
published on: 24 October 2018 My name is Catherine Ratcliffe and I am an Associate working for Contact (formerly Contact a Family).
published on: 19 October 2018 Achieving for Children are recruiting sessional workers.
published on: 11 October 2018 Contact will shortly be inviting parents and carers to share their views on how a new model of parent carer participation will work across Kingston and Richmond.
published on: 10 October 2018 Under the Children Act 1989, the council has a duty as part of the range of services they provide for families, to provide breaks from caring to assist parents and others who provide care for disa...
published on: 25 September 2018 Statement regarding SEND Family Voices closure.
published on: 25 September 2018 Robert Henderson, the Director of Children’s Services for Richmond and Kingston councils and Deputy Chief Executive for Achieving for Children, will be taking up a new role as Executive Director of...
published on: 20 September 2018 Confirmation that short break care will continue to be provided at Croft Cottage for the foreseeable future.
published on: 18 September 2018 Clarendon School, for children with special educational needs and disabilities, has moved into its brand new, fit for purpose, school building on the Richmond Education and Enterprise Campus in T...
published on: 10 September 2018 Inspection of Kingston upon Thames local area’s effectiveness in identifying and meeting the needs of, and improving outcomes for, children and young people who have special educational needs and/o...
published on: 30 August 2018 KIDS is carrying out a review of the SEND Information, Advice and Support Service (SENDIASS)
published on: 30 August 2018 The UK Safer Internet Centre has published a blog looking at online safety films parents and carers can use with their children to engage them in online safety education.
published on: 22 August 2018 We held consultations with schools, governors and families earlier in 2018 and laid out our plan to focus on identifying children and young people’s needs earlier.
published on: 14 August 2018 ADHD Richmond and Kingston Management Committee deeply regrets to announce the sad news that our Chair, Alastair Yates, passed away suddenly on 26th July.
published on: 14 August 2018 At a recent meeting SEND Family Voices highlighted that Richmond children and young people with SEND did not have many opportunities to access groups this summer.
published on: 10 August 2018 DM Thomas Foundation for Young People has awarded a grant of £11,758 to provide free residential activities camps with Over The Wall for young people who are experiencing serious health challenges
published on: 02 August 2018 Some photos and a video about the recent Play Day event .