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Great schools, great children's centres and great support for families - Ofsted have given Islington Children's Services the top rating of "performing excellently" in the annual inspection.
The assessment covers all of Children's Services, from children's social care and child protection to schools, children's centres, adoption, fostering and childminders.
The report highlighted that the council’s range of excellent children’s services are helping bridge the inequality gap between wealth and poverty and supporting the most disadvantaged to make sure they get the best chance in life.
Islington achievements include:
The full report is on the Ofsted website.
Children, young people and families are an important part of Islington. This is their Islington and a place for them to live, play, learn and work.
What is important for all of us is that every child and young person in Islington has the opportunity to achieve as much as they are able, and their parents, carers and communities have the support they need to nurture and care for them.
Working together with parents, carers, the wider community, those working with children – and children and young people themselves – Islington Council, through the Islington Children’s Partnership, wants to support children and young people in Islington as they grow up, making it possible for them to:
The progress the whole community has made in improving children’s lives in Islington is supported by the strong partnerships between groups such as:
Our commitment is to foster the development of individuals who can flourish and shine, and who have a sense of belonging to and ownership of the community they live in. They want to feel safe and have high standards of respect for themselves and others and all partners will support them in that enterprise.
In the pages in this section, you can find out more about some of the services within the council's Children’s Services department, our partnerships and key policies, and the work of the Children’s Partnership.
For general enquries, call 020 7527 2000 or email email@example.comYou can also call the Family Information Service on 020 7527 5959 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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