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 .
published on: 31 July 2018 People with hidden disabilities, including autism and mental health conditions will soon have access to Blue Badges, removing the barriers many face to travel.
published on: 25 July 2018 The latest "Dear All" newsletter from parent forum SEND Family Voices.
published on: 23 July 2018 DisabledGo are running this survey to understand how easy it is to access places you want to go, from planning in advance to the experience you have while you are there.
published on: 17 July 2018 Achieving for Children are pleased to confirm KIDS as the contracted provider of SENDIASS services until June 2019, has successfully applied for funding from CDC as part of the information-advice-a...
published on: 13 July 2018 On Wednesday 4th July staff from the NE Cluster Youth Team and the youth participation team held a successful event looking at the rise in hate crime and prejudice in the UK.
published on: 11 July 2018 Hello Healthwatchers! 'The right to complain is a key consumer right. Our role is to ensure that
published on: 10 July 2018 Information regarding current children’s and young people’s services