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  1. Funding for children with SEND

    Funding for Islington Mainstream Schools Funding for all schools includes money that they should use to support children with additional needs Funding for SEND Pupils Funding for children and young people comes under three main headings (or 'elements')
  2. Further Education and SEND

    Since 1 September 2014, the above institutions have had a duty to: Co-operate with the LA on arrangements for young people with SEND Admit a young person if the institution is named in an Education Health and Care (EHC) plan Have regard to the SEND…
  3. Gap year - pros and cons

    There are pros and cons to taking a gap year You need to think about how taking a gap year will affect your future plans. A well thought out and planned gap year can look good on your CV and develop useful skills. Gap years…
  4. Getting Around

    Islington has excellent transport links. However, transport is one of the main barriers to social inclusion and it can still be difficult for some disabled people to get out and about. Transport providers are not yet legally required to make the 'reasonable adjustments' that would…
  5. Going out

    Most people like to go out to a club, a restaurant, a show or sporting event. A little planning before you go will mean you all have a great time without spending too much money, getting separated or drinking too much. It is great fun…
  6. GPs (Doctors / General Practitioners) in Islington

    General Practice provides a holistic service to all their registered patients, whatever their needs or circumstances. Services available include: routine proactive care urgent and acute care for everyone maternity care delivery of the healthy child programme care for people in their last years of life.…
  7. Health

    Find information about Health services and providers that support children with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities by using the links below or type a keyword into the search box
  8. Health and safety at work

    There are rules and regulations that apply to lots of workplaces to help keep you safe and well at work Your employer has to ensure that you have a safe working environment. There should be training and protection, such as safety boots or guards on…
  9. Health services

    Sometimes we take good health for granted. But if you need medical help or information check out NHS Choices at any time for advice on any health question, contact T: 111.  
  10. Healthy lives

    Although it can be tough to do the right things, the benefits for mind and body of a healthy lifestyle are well known: you have more energy. you don’t get ill so often (as a result of a boosted immune system) you feel happier (as…
  11. Heatwave 2022

    Heatwave, Islington’s summer activities programme for children and young people, offers a range of activities for all ages during July and August. Holiday Activities with Food This summer, Islington Council is offering eligible young people free activities with food during the school holidays. Under 13s…
  12. Help for Families New to Islington

    Have you recently moved to Islington and have children aged 0-25?  For information about support and services available in your new local area, contact Islington FIS (Family Information Service). Useful links: 1. Activities and support for families with Under 5s at Bright Start Islington venues 2. Finding childcare: Islington…
  13. Help for New Parents in Islington

    If you have just had a baby and need information about support and services available in your local area, contact Islington FIS (Family Information Service). Islington FIS helps families with children aged 0-25. Useful links for new parents 1. Registering the birth of your child 2. New…
  14. Help to get out and about

    Staying as active as you can and connecting with other people are an essential part of maintaining good health and well-being. It’s not always easy to do this on your own. Here are someof the ways you can access help and support to get out…
  15. Help us develop our services

    When parents and professionals work together, recognising each other’s expert knowledge, informed decisions are made that make the best use of people’s time and money. Working together helps: Professionals understand how to develop services that meet the needs of families Parents understand complexities and challenges…
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