published on: 28 June 2018 The SEND Governance Review Guide is now available to download.
published on: 10 May 2018 The Information Advice and Support Programme is a national government initiative which will commence June 2018.
published on: 16 March 2018 The Government are extending the powers of the First-tier Tribunal (SEND), sometimes referred to as the ‘SEND Tribunal’, to make non-binding recommendations about the health and social care aspects...
Consultation on proposals for the establishment of new school places in the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames and the Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames for children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities
published on: 01 March 2018 Achieving for Children is consulting on behalf of the two councils on proposals to create some additional school places within the two boroughs.
published on: 20 February 2018 The number of school places in the borough for children with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) is set to increase following a £1 million investment by Kingston Council.
published on: 19 February 2018 On the Ball, our programme of sport and parent support, for families whose children have social communication needs starts again in April.
published on: 19 February 2018 The National Development Team for Inclusion (NDTi) has been commissioned by the Health and Wellbeing Alliance as part of their contribution in closing the disability employment gap to understand th...
published on: 06 February 2018 The aim of The Daily Mile is to improve the physical, social, emotional and mental health and wellbeing of our children – regardless of age, ability or personal circumstances.
published on: 05 February 2018 Nearly 100 children and adults with physical, sensory and learning disabilities will soon be able to take part in horse carriage driving in the local area, thanks to funding from Richmond Council’s...
published on: 05 February 2018 Some changes are being proposed to the format of EHCP guidance for children and young people in Year 9 and above, to improve Preparing for Adulthood.
published on: 29 January 2018 Notification of a change of person.
Matthew Barnes, Specialist Adviser, SEND, on local area SEND inspections and the myths surrounding them
published on: 03 January 2018 Ofsted publish a blog which looks at the way Ofsted inspects education, from early years to schools and the further education and skills sector.
Update on Achieving for Children's Review of Education Provision for Special Educational Needs and Disabilities in Kingston and Richmond
published on: 12 December 2017 Notes and comments from a public meeting to discuss the update on AfC's Review of Education Provision for Special Educational Needs and Disabilities in Kingston and Richmond.
Multi-million pound package announced to support children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities
published on: 05 December 2017 The Government has announced a package of support worth nearly £45 million to provide additional help for children with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND)
published on: 04 December 2017 Local schools across Richmond and Kingston are looking for skilled communicators interested in becoming Governing Body Clerks.
published on: 30 November 2017 Are you struggling to find the means to take a holiday this year or to buy some disability-related equipment? KCIL funds two schemes that might be able to help.
published on: 14 November 2017 SEND Family Voices steering group members (Sam and Penny) met up with Ed Davey MP for Kingston and Surbiton and Martin Jackaman from the Changing Places Toilets campaign group at Portcullis House i...
published on: 31 October 2017 Robert Goodwill, Minister of State for Children and Families, has announced plans to launch the single route of redress national trial in March 2018.
published on: 21 September 2017 Kingston is reviewing its transition protocol.
published on: 19 September 2017 Express have launched a low-cost counselling service to parents and carers of children with autism and additional needs.
published on: 12 September 2017 The Secret Life of Us campaign brings to life the realities of the challenges disabled children, young people and their families face in living a life many of us take for granted.
published on: 09 August 2017 AfC’s community health services delivered at Moor Lane, Dysart School and Bedelsford School were recently inspected by the Care Quality Commission (CQC).
published on: 06 July 2017 From Monday 17th July 2017, all referrals for the Social Care Occupational Therapist for Richmond and Kingston children of all ages will come through the same referral process.
published on: 04 July 2017 TAG Youth Club have released a great new video about their weekly youth clubs.
published on: 15 June 2017 Over the recent months we have undertaken a review of education provision for children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities in RBK and LBR.
published on: 24 April 2017 The SEND Joint Strategic Needs Assessment (JSNA) for the Royal Borough of Kingston is now uploaded onto the JSNA website. View the Kingston SEND JSNA
published on: 14 April 2017 The Golden Booklet is the shorter, easy read version of the Golden Binder. (OK – it’s not gold - more a kind of mustard colour. But the contents are GOLD!)
published on: 13 April 2017 A new special needs school is set to open in Twickenham.
published on: 05 April 2017 This is a pilot scheme being offered to 20 families in Richmond in the first instance.
published on: 04 April 2017 Employment news from the BBC BBC: Extend Hub We are committed to increasing the number of people with disabilities working at the BBC.