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  1. 11 by 11

    What is 11 by 11?   11 by 11 is a free programme of creative and cultural activities for children, young people and teachers.   It is a borough wide commitment for schools, cultural organisations and council services to work together to ensure the access…
  2. Accessing NHS Services for children with SEND

    The NHS provides services that everyone can access.  Due to the varying and often complex needs of children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities, it is possible that a range of health professionals (including specialist health professionals) will be involved with you…
  3. Activities for primary schools

    World of Work activities for primary schools The World of Work programme offers a range of careers activities in partnership with a number of employer partners, all free for schools and community groups working with Islington young people to book. Our careers activities support primary schools…
  4. Activities for secondary schools

    World of Work activities for secondary schools The World of Work programme offers a range of careers activities in partnership with a number of employer partners, all free for schools and community groups working with Islington young people to book. Our careers activities support schools achieving…
  5. Adult Social Care Policies and Procedures

    Tri.x is our system for hosting all national and local Adult Social Care policies, procedures, guidance and resources. It is web based so can be accessed by all staff whether they are employed by Islington or not. It can also be accessed by the public…
  6. Advice for life

    You can find lots of information and advice for the things affecting your life on izzy-info, including where to get help and support from local and national organisations. In this section you can find information, help and advice on: Drugs and alcohol Healthy lives Relationships…
  7. Advice on choosing a care home

    Moving into a care home Moving into a care home is a life changing decision and you should take as much time as you can to decide what kind of care you need and what type of home you want to move to. This web…
  8. Aged 16 or younger and want to work

    There are laws about young people working These cover at what age you can do certain kinds of work, how many hours you can work and when you can begin working full-time. You may need a permit to work. If your employer lets you work…
  9. Analysing and Using SEND Data

    Data collection and analysis are essential elements in developing a more ‘forensic’ approach to removing barriers to learning, raising expectations and supporting the setting of realistic and stretching targets for SEND pupils. SEN Code of Practice The effective use of data helps to support the…
  10. Application Forms

    What you need to think about when filling in an application form Employers often ask for completed application forms rather than CVs.This means everyone sends in the same kind of information and the applicants can be compared easily and fairly. You usually apply for jobs or…
  11. Applications to university

    Applying for higher education (HE) courses Applications for most HE courses are made through the Universities and College Admissions Service UCAS. For most courses, you need to apply between 1 September and 31 January. There are exceptions to this, applications to: Oxford and Cambridge must be submitted by 16 October dentistry,…
  12. Applied Behavioural Analysis (ABA)

    Position Statement ABA is a behavioural treatment programme sometimes used with children with Autism to address social skills. Behaviours are taught through an intensive skill training system of rewards and consequences (sometimes called ‘discrete trials’). ABA can also be used with other types of developmental…
  13. Apprenticeship and work-based training providers

    Find out about local training courses for 16 to 19 year olds Check out the apprenticeship, training, job and learning opportunities in the latest Weekly Opportunities Bulletin and the Youth Employment Bulletin.  Training providers: A New Direction, Create Jobs - online platform connecting creative young people with employers and…
  14. Apprenticeships

    Apprenticeships are jobs with training An apprenticeship is a job with training that is open to anyone aged 16 or over. If you know which industry you want to work in, and learn well in the workplace, the apprenticeship route could be a good choice…
  15. Apprenticeships and jobs

    Learning can be through an apprenticeship or further study The official school leaving date is the last Friday in June for Year 11s. You should not start a full-time job with training or an apprenticeship before this date. Apprenticeships are jobs with training, which use a…
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