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  1. Where can I live?

    There are lots of things to think about when deciding about moving from one home to another. Different people need different homes with different kinds of support. Find more information on the different kinds of homes you may want to live in: Living with family…
  2. Why people bully and are bullied

    People bully others for all kinds of reasons They may be being bullied themselves and so they think bullying someone else will help them feel better. They may be being encouraged to bully you by ‘friends’ and are afraid of being left out if they…
  3. Work experience and health and safety

    Going on work experience should be a safe, interesting experience But wherever you go on placement there are dangers, things left on the floor in an office, hot pans in a restaurant kitchen, machinery in a factory. You should be told about safety on your first…
  4. Work Experience for Young People with SEND

    Work experience normally refers to a temporary work placement within a company where you will work on junior-level tasks to gain experience, skills and knowledge of what it is like to work. Work experience placements are usually short-term, lasting from several days to several weeks.…
  5. Workforce Development for SEND

    The SENCO and the class teachers should decide on the action needed to help the child to progress in the light of their earlier assessment. There is sometimes an expectation that this help will take the form of the deployment of extra staff to enable…
  6. Working for yourself or self employment

    To work successfully for yourself ... ... you need the right personal qualities, business skills and a business idea that has a good chance of succeeding, so research your ideas and plan your business carefully.  These organisations offer help and advice: The Prince’s Trust offers start-up…
  7. Working hours for young workers 16-18

    The hours young people can work are covered by UK law The law covers:All young workers (except those who are genuinely self-employed) - a young worker is someone who is old enough to leave school but is under 18 years oldPart-time, casual, temporary and agency…
  8. Working with children

    Islington's Family Information Service (FIS) provides a jobs bulletin (available in downloads) every two weeks showing vacancies with nurseries, schools, and all children and young people's services.  If you would like to subscribe to the jobs bulletin, please email fis@islington.gov.uk including your phone number in the…
  9. Worried about a child?

    If you are worried about a child, that they may be experiencing neglect or abuse, whether it is a family member or someone living nearby, phone 020 7527 7400 at any time. Alternatively, you could speak to a teacher, headteacher, health visitor, school nurse or GP.…
  10. Your Youth Councillors

    Islington Youth Councillors 2020-22 are: Catherine Browne 'I believe if we all work together we can stop knife crime' Manifesto: I am campaigning to stop knife crime in Islington. I want young people to be safe where ever they are and not worry about knife crime.…
  11. Youth Council

    Could you be one of Islington’s next youth councillors? If you are aged 13-17, live or go to school in Islington or are looked after by Islington Council, this is your chance to be the voice of your generation. Every two years, 14 youth councillors…
  12. ‘Waves of Intervention’ – Quality First Teaching

    The Waves of Intervention Model The 'Waves of Intervention' model (national Strategies) describes how different levels of intervention can be understood and systematically implemented. Wave 1 (Universal): describes quality inclusive teaching which takes into account the learning needs of all the children in the classroom.…
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