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  1. Information for families, Islington FIS

    Free, impartial information and advice for families with children and young people aged 0-25 and the practitioners who work with them.  Phone: 020 7527 5959 (answer phone outside 9am to 4pm)Email: fis@islington.gov.ukFollow us on Facebook  
  2. Information Sharing and Confidentiality

    Practitioners recognise the importance of information sharing, but in some situations may feel constrained by uncertainty about when they can do so lawfully. This is especially so in early intervention and preventative work, where information sharing decisions may be less clear than in safeguarding or…
  3. Interviews

    The interviewer has already seen your CV or application form and thinks you may be suitable, so ... ... don't panic but do prepare, it is essential if you want to have a good chance of getting the job. There are tips below to help…
  4. Islington Disability Register

    Islington Council is required to keep a register of disabled children under the Children Act 1989. All Islington children and young people who have been issued with an EHCP are automatically added to the local Disability Register.  If you do not want your child’s name…
  5. Islington Lifelong Links

    Support for young people aged 14-25 who are in care or are care leavers Islington Lifelong Links is a new and exciting project for children and young people aged 14–25 who are in care or care leavers. It’s a great way of creating a positive,…
  6. Islington mental health and resilience in schools (iMHARS)

    The inspiration for Islington mental health and resilience in schools  (iMHARS came while thinking about why schools pick particular interventions, what they aim to achieve, and how they monitor them. Resilience programmes, mindfulness lessons, nurture groups and therapy services are becoming increasingly popular and widespread, but…
  7. Islington SEND Parent Parliament

    When parents and professionals work together, recognising each-others expert knowledge, better decision are made. Working together helps: Professionals understand how to develop and deliver services to meet the needs of children and families Parents to understand some of the difficulties faced by those who arrange…
  8. Islington SEND Parents Charter

    The Islington SEND Parents Charter has been developed by our Parents Forum in co-production with colleagues from Education, Health and Social Care. It outlines the 10 most important principles that Islington parents believe all providers (including schools, voluntary sector etc.) should follow in order to…
  9. Islington Sensory Team

    Our sensory team provides specialist support to people who are deaf, hard of hearing, blind, visually impaired or have a combined sensory loss (deaf/blind). Our aim is to provide services which are fair and equitable to all depending on the risk. What the sensory team…
  10. Islington's youth hubs and adventure playgrounds

    Islington's Youth Offer includes:  A range of facilities and services for young people, including youth hubs, adventure playgrounds, and loads of clubs and groups. We can also help when things get tough and you need a bit of extra support, or need someone to talk to.  Use Google…
  11. Islington's Youth Offer

    Islington has a range of facilities and services for young people, including 12 adventure playgrounds, youth hubs, and loads of clubs and groups. We can also help when things get tough and you need a bit of extra support, or need someone to talk to. …
  12. Jargon Busting

    Although we try hard not to, sometimes our Local Offer pages may include a word or phrase that is not well understood outside of a particular profession or area of work.  These words are sometimes called 'jargon'. We are committed to making sure that our…
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