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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 some national organisations. If you have a decision to make or a problem to solve, just click on the links below or search the…
  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. 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…
  7. 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…
  8. 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…
  9. 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…
  10. 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…
  11. 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…
  12. 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…
  13. 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…
  14. 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…
  15. Autism Awareness

    Various personal accounts of what it is like to have autism are available on the Autism Awareness area of the Guardian newspaper's website. Listen to BBC Radio 4's Word of Mouth Programme to hear Michael Rosen learn about communication from people on the autism spectrum, by…
  16. Awards/certificates/diplomas

    BTEC and other Awards, Certificates, Extended Certificates, Diplomas and Extended Diplomas are vocational and work-related qualifications They may be studied full or part-time in schools and colleges from the age of 14. They are offered at levels 1 to 4 and are usually ‘BTECs’, 'Cambridge…
  17. Becoming a childminder

    For those wishing to become a childminder in Islington, the Early Years and Childcare team offer a pathway to becoming registered with Ofsted. The free support provided is a mixture of essential information, training and ongoing advice. There is no face to face support due…
  18. Benefits for young people

    Benefit rules and regulations are complicated Young people under 18 (and sometimes under 20) may not be able to claim many of the benefits available but if you are living independently or have an illness or disability or you are a parent, then do check out if you…
  19. Buying a car

    The Motability Scheme allows disabled people to use the higher rate mobility component of their Disability Living Allowance (DLA) to buy a car, powered wheelchair or scooter. When you join Motability you get more than just the car, scooter or powered wheelchair of your choice, you…
  20. Can I work anywhere?

    If you are under 18, you are not allowed to work where: there is gambling there is alcohol, unless the work is part of an appropriate training scheme such as an apprenticeship you have to carry heavy loads, clean machinery or work with dangerous substances…
  21. Career and learning timeline

    Learning and career planning go together Do all you can to develop lots of skills and learn about the work. This Career Timeline will help you in make good decisions at the right time, about your future. It really isn’t too soon to start looking ahead!…
  22. Career choices

    At age 16 If you are in Year 11, you must stay in some kind of education or training until at least your 18th birthday - ‘Raising the Participation Age' (RPA). This means if you leave full-time learning you must take a job with training or an apprenticeship At…
  23. Career choices 13-14

    Choosing subjects and courses in Year 8 or Year 9 This is the first decision that may affect your future, so think about: subjects you enjoy new subjects courses you do well in subjects to help you achieve your future career plans courses that let…
  24. Career choices 18+

    At 18, after sixth form or college, your choices include: further study at college or university. a job or apprenticeship, combining work and training a gap year, to earn money for university or get relevant work experience - see the Downloads section on this page. Think…
  25. Career choices at 16

    You need to stay in learning until at least your 18th birthday You can choose to do a course, apprenticeship or job with training. Start planning now, think about: yourself – how you learn best, your interests and skills, your expected exam results your career…
  26. Career information.

    There's so much out there that deciding on what career to do can be hard Think about careers that interest you and find out as much as you can before making any decisions. See Planning Your Future. You can also contact the Progress Team -…
  27. Careers information

    There's so much out there that deciding on what career to do can be hard Think about careers that interest you and find out as much as you can before making any decisions. See Planning Your Future for a list of careers websites. You can also contact…
  28. Carers Support

    What is a carer?A carer is someone who provides unpaid support to family or friends who could not manage without this help. The term ‘unpaid or family carer’ is someone of any age who provides support to family or friends who could not manage without…
  29. Carers Support

    What is a carer? A carer is someone who provides unpaid support to family or friends who could not manage without this help. The term ‘unpaid or family carer’ is someone of any age who provides support to family or friends who could not manage…
  30. Certificates and diplomas

    Certificates and diplomas are ... ... vocational and work-related qualifications. They may be studied full-time or part-time at a range of levels. Part-time courses may form part of a higher apprenticeship. Certificate of Higher Education (CHE) - Level 4 Qualification: offered at universities, colleges and further…
  31. Child Tax Credit

    You could get Child Tax Credit for each child you’re responsible for if they’re: under 16 under 20 and in approved education or training You don’t need to be working to claim Child Tax Credit. You get money for each child that qualifies and Child…
  32. Children and Families Act 2014

    The main requirements of the Children and Families Act 2014 are as follows: The age range 0-25 years is covered, ensuring legal protections can continue as young people leave school and move into college/further education and apprenticeships. Education, Health and Social Care services must work…
  33. Children with Complex Needs

    When a child has exceptional need for education, health and social care support that cannot be met from resources, assessments or interventions normally available on their education setting, they will need an Education, Health and Care Plan (EHCP). Where a child’s health or care needs…
  34. Children's Social Care and SEND

    Where a child or young person has been assessed as having social care needs in relation to their SEND, social care teams: Must secure social care provision which has been assessed as being necessary to support a child or young person’s SEND and which is…
  35. Children’s Education Advisory Service (CEAS)

    The Children’s Education Advisory Service (CEAS) within the Ministry of Defence provides advice and guidance to Service parents, educational establishments and local authorities on educational issues relating to Service children, including issues relating to SEN.  Find more information on how the CEAS supports MOD civilian families.…
  36. Choices at the end of Year 11

    As well as taking exams, you will have important decisions to make about your future Students completing year 11 must stay in learning until at least their 18th birthday - see Raising the participation age Your main choices are: an apprenticeship or job with recognised training…
  37. Choosing Activities

    Like everyone else, children and young people with additional needs and/or disabilities should have a social life and take part in activities they enjoy. Like everyone else you as a parent will want to know that they will be welcome, safe and supported. Your child…
  38. Choosing subjects and courses at 13-14

    The subjects you choose will lead to qualifications such as GCSE, Cambridge Nationals or BTECs You will choose your GCSE subjects in Year 8 or Year 9. Your school will give you a booklet listing all your choices or options. Find out as much as you can…
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