published on: 12 December 2017 The Children in Care Council (CiCC) is a group of young people who have all experienced care. They have launched a Crowdfunding project to help make a young person’s residence feel more like a home.
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.
published on: 06 December 2017 A consultation for children, young people, parents and families has been launched by the Government to gain feedback about their new proposals for improving children and young people's mental health.
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: 21 November 2017 In 2017, Kingston Centre for Independent Living (KCIL) collaborated with disabled people and those working with the disability community to collect stories regarding disability rights in the borough.
published on: 21 November 2017 An information sheet for parents in the run-up to Christmas.
published on: 20 November 2017 The search is now on to inspire the UK’s next generation of cyber security specialists as the Government’s extracurricular training programme Cyber Discovery opens its doors.
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: 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 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: 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: 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: 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!)