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: 14 November 2017 One year ago, a local young person named Joe Fautley published a four-minute film about his personal experiences of living with Autism, called ‘Being in a Bubble’.
published on: 01 November 2017 St Philip's School in Chessington is starting a consultation today on extending its age-range downwards from Year 7 to Year 5, which would involve expansion by 32 pupils by 2020.
published on: 01 November 2017 Sign up before Christmas for the Harlequins Hitz Programme which is a fully funded study programme and is aimed at young people with low qualifications.
published on: 31 October 2017 On behalf of Kingston and Richmond Councils, AfC is consulting on proposed admission arrangements for community schools in each borough and on in-year admissions arrangements and the coordinated pr...
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: 30 October 2017 The Civil Service 'Diversity and Inclusion Strategy' outlines a range of ambitious proposals to achieve this aim.
published on: 27 October 2017 Latest newsletter from the LSCB this edition highlights good practice in relation to one of the sporting facilities in Richmond, as an example of how an agency is putting safeguarding children into...
published on: 25 October 2017 Community Cafe is a space for people to meet.
published on: 25 October 2017 Transport for London (TfL) have revised their guidance for drivers in relation to wheelchair users.
published on: 29 September 2017 Private Fostering is when a child under the age of 16 years (under 18 if they are disabled) is cared for by someone who is not their parent or a close relative, for 28 days or more.
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: 11 September 2017 Achieving for Children communication regarding the transfer of Statements of Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND) to Education, Health and Care Plans (EHCP)
published on: 31 August 2017 Ignite Me Workshop Theatre are facilitating a series of 12 workshops for adults with experience of mental health conditions, long term health conditions and disabilities.
published on: 30 August 2017 Make Your Mark is the worlds largest Youth Consultation. Last Year, 970,000 Young People voted and this year we are aiming for 1,000,000!
published on: 24 August 2017 Hello! My name is Joe Fautley. I’m a young person on the Autism Spectrum and I am currently taking part in some work experience for Achieving for Children (AfC).
published on: 23 August 2017 Want to represent young people in London and are age 12 - 25? Why not apply for our the Transport for London (TfL) Youth Panel.
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: 09 August 2017 This exciting programme offers hands-on filmmaking courses, aimed at developing your knowledge and skills and encouraging your special interests.
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: 28 June 2017 Achieving for Children has a statutory requirement to transfer all existing Statements of SEN to Education, Health and Care Plans by the end of March 2018.
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: 21 April 2017 Receiving a diagnosis of ADHD for your child or teenager can be a confusing time. What does it mean? Is it my fault? Am I the only person dealing with this? What do I do next and where do I start?
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 Following discussions between Richmond Council, Achieving for Children and EnhanceAble, we are pleased to announce that EnhanceAble will continue to provide overnight short breaks from Croft Cotta...