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  1. About izzy-info

    izzy-info.com is the website for young people in Islington, set up by Islington Council. Packed with information, advice and local youth organisations, it’s your one destination where you can find out things to do and places to go near you. Get help You can find…
  2. Accessibility Strategy and Accessibility Plans

    Duty placed on schools The Equality Act 2010 and related Equality Duty 2011 reiterate the duty on schools as laid out in the previous Disability Discrimination Act 1995 to produce an Accessibility Plan. The accompanying guidance for schools confirms that schools continue to have a…
  3. Accessing Services

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

    There's lots of information and advice for the things affecting your life, including where you can get help from local and national organisations. If you have a decision to make or a problem to solve, just click on the links below or search the site…
  5. 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…
  6. 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…
  7. 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…
  8. 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…
  9. Applications to university

    Applications to most higher education courses ... ... are made online through UCAS. You need to apply between 1 September and 15 January the year before you intend to go. There are exceptions, applications to: Oxford and Cambridge must be submitted by 15 October dentistry, medicine, veterinary medicine and veterinary…
  10. 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…
  11. Applying to be a youth councillor?

    Can I be a youth councillor? To be a youth councillor, you need to be: aged 13-17 by Tuesday 1 November 2022 to stand for election either live or go to school in Islington, or looked after by a foster carer for Islington Council committed…
  12. 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…
  13. Apprenticeships

    Apprenticeships are jobs with training Training is a mix of on and off-the-job training, leading to qualifications at level 2 or 3. Watch the video below to help you understand more about apprenticeships. Higher and degree apprenticeships are also available at level 4 to 6, equivalent…
  14. Apprenticeships and jobs

    If you are in Year 11, you must stay in learning or training until at least your 18th birthday 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…
  15. Assess, Plan, Do, Review

    The SEND Code of practice is specific about good practice once a potential SEND is identified, and the four types of action needed to put effective support in place through the 'graduated approach'. The four actions are: Assess: the Early Years / class teacher and SENCo should…
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