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  1. Full-time study at a school sixth form or college

    There are courses to suit all interests and students of all abilities Courses and qualifications include: A levels are level 3 academic qualifications that usually take two years to complete and are assessed by exams. At least five GCSEs at grades 9-4, including English and maths,…
  2. 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')
  3. 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…
  4. 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…
  5. 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…
  6. 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…
  7. 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.…
  8. Grow my Brain: your baby's development

    Baby development Research shows that babies who feel safe and secure experience better brain development, even when they're still inside their mother’s tummy. Watch these eight short videos for ideas of loving interactions you can do with your baby, before and after they’re born, to…
  9. 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
  10. 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.  
  11. 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…
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