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Leaving Care - What Support is Available?

The following is a guide to leaving care at Wandsworth and the support available.

Information for dads

Support in Wandsworth for Dads, granddads and all other male carers Dads, granddads and all other male carers have a key role to play in supporting their child’s development. To help men gain confidence in themselves, there are a range of parenting groups and services…

Wandsworth Safeguarding Children Partnership (WSCP)

Many people will not be clear of the role of the WSCP, what it is or does. Safeguarding Children Partnerships were set up following the Children Act 2004 resulting from the Victoria Climbie enquiry, which called for new arrangements to hold people to account in organisations…

Safeguarding is everyone's responsibility

If you have immediate concerns about your own safety or the safety of a child, young person or adult you should call 999 and speak to the police. It is everyone’s responsibility to safeguard and promote the welfare of children and young people.  If you are…

Keeping Children Safe - Supplementary Education

Supplementary Education includes all non-statutory provision for children and young people in a setting outside of a mainstream school. It is not an alternative to mainstream education in your local school but provides extra support in core cirriculum subjects (Maths, English, Science, etc.) and/or languages,…

Get Set GO 2020! CANCELLED

In light of the developing situation, we have regretfully taken the decision to postpone Get SeT GO! until a later date. Get Set GO 2020! Next steps into Adulthood for young people, aged 14-25 with all kinds of special needs and disabilities (SEND).   This annual free…

15 Hours Early Education and Childcare Places (EECP) for 2-Year-Olds in Wandsworth

Families with children aged two years old, who meet the <a href="#question2">eligibility criteria</a>, are entitled to a maximum of 15 hours per week of free early education for 38 weeks per year from the term after their child’s second birthday.  This will run until the…

Hot Topic "School For Everyone" - supporting inclusion and belonging in our schools

This month's Hot Topic is a great piece of participation work, The Inclusion and Belonging Project carried out in 2018 by Wandsworth's Schools and Community Psychology Service (SCPS). Wandsworth's SCPS agreed to explore children and young people’s with SEND understanding and thoughts regarding what helps…