Education and learning


Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND)

Information about our local offer for children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities.

The Centre for Systemic Social Work (CfSSW)

The CfSSW promotes systemic practice in social work settings across children’s services, overseeing and managing the Practice Leadership Development Programme.

Term dates

Information about the recommended terms and holiday dates for schools which now have the autonomy to determine their own term dates.

Standing Advisory Council on Religious Education (SACRE)

Information about the Standing Advisory Council for Religious Education (SACRE) and how it works.

Newly Qualified Teachers

Guidance and information on Newly Qualified Teacher induction.

Healthy Schools Partnership

Information about the Healthy Schools partnership programme and how to register your school.

The Professional Standards Framework for Teachers

In Kensington and Chelsea, ours is a team approach to learning, with parents, pupils, teachers and support staff working together

Planning the Induction year

Information about planning your induction year as a newly qualified teacher. Download an example of a 10 per cent reduction timetable.

NQT Induction Programme

Information about training programmes and the associated costs for newly qualified teachers.

Lesson Observations

Information about lesson observations for newly qualified teachers (NQTs). A monitoring and support programme must be put in place for NQTs.

Adult learning

Information on education and classes for adults, older learners, adults with learning difficulties and disabilities and programmes for families.

Adult and Family Learning - Policies and Strategies

Information on adult and family learning policies and strategies including the Subcontracting Policy.

Determined school term and holiday dates 2019 - 20

Here you will find information about determined school term and holiday dates 2019 - 20

Determined school term and holiday dates 2020 - 21

Here you will find information about determined school term and holiday dates 2020 - 21

Home to School Travel Assistance

View the transport policy for schools and colleges.

The Learning Zone

The Learning Zone is an online training booking system for professionals working in the Royal Borough of Kensington, City of Westminster and the London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham.

Collaborative project supports lower income families as Sadiq Khan visits Colville Primary School

Cllr Catherine Faulks visits Colville Primary School alongside the Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan to hear about the pilot project launched in collaboration with the Child Poverty Action Group. 

Local young people get workplace insight with Council work experience

A look back at the time spent at RBKC by 20 local young people as part of the 2019 Corporate Work Experience Programme. 

Elective home education

Parents have a responsibility to make sure that their child is educated. Most children attend school for their education, but parents have the right to educate their child at home - this is called elective home education.

Ofsted Framework

How Ofsted is changing the way it inspects schools

Determined school term and holiday dates 2021 - 22

School term and holiday dates for the 2021 - 22 academic year

Determined school term and holiday dates 2022 - 23

School term and holiday dates for the 2022 - 23 academic year

Determined school term and holiday dates 2023 - 24

School term and holiday dates for the 2023 - 24 academic year

Penalty Notice Handbook

Penalty Notice Handbook

Supporting School Attendance

Information for parents/carers, school staff and other professionals working with school age children in relation to absences from school. 

Legal action

Guidance on legal action and what to expect

Exclusions from school

Here you will find information on exclusions from school.

Children Missing Education (CME)

Children missing education (CME) are children who have no education provision; this does not include children who have a school place but are not attending. Find out more information.

Children in employment and entertainment

Find out about part-time work which children are allowed to do and download useful information leaflets.

Cycle training session booking form

Use this form to book a cycling training session