Support for Families

Support for children and young people with Special Educational Needs or Disabilities (SEND) booklet published by Royal Borough of Kingston

We understand that some of our families will face financial difficulties and would encourage parents/carers to seek help. We have put together some resources which can be accessed below. Please ask to speak to a member of staff in confidence if you require additional support.

Richmond Cost of Living Support Hub

Kingston Cost of Living Support Hub

BBC Children In Need Emergency Essentials Programme

The programme provides items that meet a child’s most basic needs such as a bed to sleep in, a cooker to provide a hot meal and other items of services critical to a child’s wellbeing.

Citizen Advice Richmond

Monday to Friday 10am-4pm

Tel: 080 82 78 78 73

Citizen Advice Kingston

Tel: 02031 660953

Kingston and Richmond Safeguarding Children Partnership

Early Help is all about identifying needs within families early and providing coordinated support to build resilience before problems become complex.

Connected Kingston Support Hub


Students develop very high levels of positive behaviour and feel extremely safe. They are very considerate, very respectful and caring of others and highly positive about learning.

– Ofsted report


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