Services in Leisure activities (271)

  1. Exclusions - Information for parents

    The decision to exclude a pupil is a very serious matter and should only be used as a last resort. Only the head teacher can exclude once they have carried out a thorough investigation. Find further information on types of exclusion, what happens next if…
  2. Family Based Short Breaks (FBSB)

    Family Based Short Breaks enable parents of severely disabled children and young people to access a regular ‘Carers Break’ when their child stays in a FBSB carer’s own home on a regular basis overnight or for occasional day-time hours. We ensure that all our FBSB…
  3. Family problems? Need help?

    If you're worried and want to talk to someone about family problems ... ... such as parents splitting up or someone dying, you can contact Childline T: 0800 1111. You can also find useful information on the websites below: Parents splitting up: GOV.UK - Find out the impact for…
  4. Feeling unsafe in your own home?

    Feel threatened or unsafe in your own home? This may sometimes be because of domestic violence or abuse. You can get help and advice, look at the Related services and External links sections for more information.
  5. Financial Advice

    In debt and don't know where to turn? Then it is time to think about getting help. You are not alone - there is lots of help and support available in Islington, offering free, confidential and independent advice. Islington Citizens Advice Bureau (CAB)You can also…
  6. Finding job and apprenticeship vacancies

    Looking for a job or apprenticeship? Want to know where to search? Try looking at the suggestions below: Islington Council is one of the biggest employers in Islington and offers a huge range of jobs including apprenticeships. Take a look at Jobs and careers with Islington and…
  7. Finding jobs and apprenticeships

    Help with finding a job or apprenticeship Do you know where to look for job vacancies? Need help to improve your CV or prepare for an interview? Start your job search by looking in the Latest vacancies and other opportunities section, and at the information…
  8. Finding somewhere to live

    There are lots of housing choices for people with learning disabilities who come from Islington. You may want to live with other people and share support or you may want to live on your own and be as independent as possible. Whatever is right for…
  9. First Tier Tribunal (SEN and Disability)

    The Tribunal (part of the First-tier Tribunal [Health, Education and Social Care Chamber]) hears appeals against decisions made by Local Authorities in relation to children’s Education, Health and Care (EHC) assessments and plans. It also hears disability discrimination claims against schools.
  10. Food Shopping Support

    Do you need support and help with shopping? Do you need someone to help you to set up online shopping or support you with a regular food shop?   There is lots of help and support available in Islington, offering free, confidential and independent advice. Shopping…
  11. Foster a child

    Fostering is caring for someone else’s child in your own home. Foster carers look after babies, children and young people who are often distressed about being separated from their family. Foster carers keep children healthy and safe and help them develop their life skills. Being…
  12. Foundation degrees

    Foundation degrees (FdA, FdSc) are ... ... employment-related higher education qualifications. which have been designed with employers to meet their requirements and are: offered by universities, colleges, and some further education colleges (accredited by higher education institutions). in vocational subjects, such as housing, social care,…
  13. 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,…
  14. 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')
  15. 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…
  16. 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…
  17. GCSE and A level results 2022

    Have you just got your GCSE or A level results? You may have concerns and questions about your next steps in education, employment and training. Progress Advisers will be available on GCSE results day at the majority of Islington schools. The Progress Team wants to…
  18. 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…
  19. 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…
  20. 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.…
  21. 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
  22. Health and safety at work

    There are rules and regulations that apply to lots of workplaces to help keep you safe and well at work Your employer has to ensure that you have a safe working environment. There should be training and protection, such as safety boots or guards on…
  23. 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.  
  24. 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…
  25. Heatwave 2022

    Heatwave, Islington’s summer activities programme for children and young people, offers a range of activities for all ages during July and August. Holiday Activities with Food This summer, Islington Council is offering eligible young people free activities with food during the school holidays. Under 13s…
  26. Help for Families New to Islington

    Have you recently moved to Islington and have children aged 0-25?  For information about support and services available in your new local area, contact Islington FIS (Family Information Service). Useful links: 1. Activities and support for families with Under 5s at Bright Start Islington venues 2. Finding childcare: Islington…
  27. Help for New Parents in Islington

    If you have just had a baby and need information about support and services available in your local area, contact Islington FIS (Family Information Service). Islington FIS helps families with children aged 0-25. Useful links for new parents 1. Registering the birth of your child 2. New…
  28. Help to get out and about

    Staying as active as you can and connecting with other people are an essential part of maintaining good health and well-being. It’s not always easy to do this on your own. Here are someof the ways you can access help and support to get out…
  29. Help us develop our services

    When parents and professionals work together, recognising each other’s expert knowledge, informed decisions are made that make the best use of people’s time and money. Working together helps: Professionals understand how to develop services that meet the needs of families Parents understand complexities and challenges…
  30. Holidays - childcare and things to do

    Holiday childcare playschemes operate each holiday, apart from Christmas. Summer Holiday 2022 Elizabeth House N5 1ED Monday 25th July to Friday 26th August, 9am to 5:30pm Age: Reception to Year 9Hours: 9am to 5.30pmCost: £20 daily (£10 concessions)Enquiries: 020 7690 1300Booking: childrensactivities@elizabeth-house.org.uk or via website Hanley…
  31. Holidays and Trips

    Tourism for All (TFA) have a website with travel advice, transport information and is a useful directory that lists places to visit, accommodation to stay in and much more. Open Britain is a directory of accessible accommodation and travel in the UK. It’s available online…
  32. Home and family

    Are you worried about your family and things at home? Most families have problems at some time. This can include serious illness, a death, money problems, family members not getting on or finding it difficult to talk about problems. All this can affect you in…
  33. Homeless, or thinking of leaving home?

    If you are thinking of leaving home and want to talk to someone about it ... ... you can contact Childline a free confidential helpline for young people T: 0800 1111. If there are problems at home and you have moved out and are homeless, there…
  34. Homeless?

    If you are homeless or feel you cannot continue living at your present address because of difficulties at home, get advice straight away. Living on the streets can be dangerous, there are people that can help you find somewhere safe to stay, look at the…
  35. Homelessness

    If you are homeless or are likely to be become homeless in the near future you can contact the Housing Aid team for some initial advice and assistance. You can also look in the 'Support for Homeless People' category in Links for Living for useful…
  36. Homeworking

    People work from home for all kinds of reasons doing a range of jobs They work across many sectors, for example admin and secretarial work, call centre work, childminding, computing, hairdressing, home tutoring, manufacturing, online sales, pet minding or product parties. More people are working from home…
  37. Honours degrees

    There are many types of degree including ... Bachelor of Arts (BA) Bachelor of Science (BSc) Bachelor of Laws (LLB) Bachelor of Education (BEd) Bachelor of Engineering (BEng) Degrees are offered by colleges and universities in a huge range of subjects, for example: vocational, such…
  38. Hospitals

    If you, or someone you know, needs hospital treatment or tests, you now have a wide choice as to where and when you get it. You have free choice for hospital treatment and can choose to get treatment from any NHS hospital in England and…
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