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Children and Young People's Participation

"Children who are capable of forming views have a right to receive and make known information, to express an opinion, and to have that opinion taken in to account to age, maturity and capability of the child." There is a fine balance to be struck…

Children with Complex Needs

When a child has exceptional need for education, health and social care support that cannot be met from resources, assessments or interventions normally available on their education setting, they will need an Education, Health and Care Plan (EHCP). Where a child’s health or care needs…

Children's Social Care and SEND

Where a child or young person has been assessed as having social care needs in relation to their SEND, social care teams: Must secure social care provision which has been assessed as being necessary to support a child or young person’s SEND and which is…

Children’s Education Advisory Service (CEAS)

The Children’s Education Advisory Service (CEAS) within the Ministry of Defence provides advice and guidance to Service parents, educational establishments and local authorities on educational issues relating to Service children, including issues relating to SEN.  Find more information on how the CEAS supports MOD civilian families.…

Choices at the end of Year 11

As well as taking exams, you will have important decisions to make about your future. Students completing year 11 must stay in learning until at least their 18th birthday (see Raising the participation age under Downloads)). Your main choices are: an apprenticeship or job with recognised…

Choosing Activities

Like everyone else, children and young people with additional needs and/or disabilities should have a social life and take part in activities they enjoy. Like everyone else you as a parent will want to know that they will be welcome, safe and supported. Your child…

Choosing Services and Activities: Keeping Children Safe

Worried about a child? Call Islington’s Children’s Services Contact Team on 020 7527 7400. If you think a child might be at risk from harm please tell us so we can keep them safe and support their family. Calls will be taken by trained professionals.…

Choosing subjects and courses at 13-14

The subjects you choose will lead to qualifications such as GCSE, Cambridge Nationals or BTECs. you will choose your GCSE subjects in Year 8 or Year 9. Your school will give you a booklet listing all your choices or options. Find out as much as you can…

Choosing subjects and courses for Years 10 and 11 (Key Stage 4)

Choosing your subjects can be complicated. Find out as much as you can about the subjects offered. Your school will give you information listing all your choices or options. The leaflet Choosing Courses for Years 10 and 11 has information to help you to make…

Congestion Charge

If you hold a valid Blue Badge you're eligible to register for a 100% discount, even if you don't own a vehicle or drive. You can register up to two vehicles that you would normally use to travel within the charging zone. This could be…

Consumer rights

Are you a confident shopper? Do you look around before you buy? There are laws to protect you when shopping. Knowing these may save you money and help you get good service. Do you know your rights? Consumer rights explains who can help you if things go wrong.…

Contact us

If you want more information about the Youth Council, please feel free to get in touch.  Email youthcouncil@islington.gov.uk Phone 020 7527 2552  Twitter Instagram

Continuum of Help and Support Threshold Document

This Continuum of Help and Support Threshold Document provides a framework for professionals who are working with children, young people and families in Islington; it aims to help identify when a child may need additional support to achieve their full potential. It introduces a continuum…

A contract of employment

This is important. You should get a contract within eight weeks of starting a job – if you don’t, ask. The terms and conditions of your contract begin as soon as you start work.  When you receive it, check it carefully as it sets out…

Cookies policy

Information about the cookies we store on your computer This site uses cookies. A cookie is a text file that identifies your computer to our server. Unless you are signed in, cookies in themselves do not identify the individual user, just the computer used. You…

Coronavirus (COVID-19) - Info for Parents

We have put together some advice and information for Parents and Carers in relation to the Coronavirus.

Coronavirus and Career Choices Course

Get support and guidance in this online course on how Coronavirus may have affected finding jobs and what you can do to secure work. Click here for more info and to sign up.

Create your own visual timetables

Visual timetables are helpful when you want to show what you're going to be doing during your day, when it's going to be done and where it's going to be done, making it much easier for children to understand, learn and memorise. The following interactive templates…

Crisis Packages

From time to time emergency situations arise in families and usually families are able to cope from within their own or local community resources. Occasionally however emergencies are such that families cannot manage from within their existing support networks or using the current levels of…