Policies and plans
Our latest policies and plans.
Our key plans
Our approach to equality and diversity
Other plans and policies
Adult and Community Services
- Children and Young People’s Plan - sets out the direction and goals for us and our strategic partners, covering all services for children and young people up to the age of 19, and up to the age of 25 for care leavers and young people with learning disabilities.
- SEND Futures Plan - sets out the strategic plan to drive improved outcomes for children with SEND in Richmond, led by the Council, Achieving for Children (AfC) and the Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG), and supported by all relevant partner agencies
- SEND Transport Policy 2019 – provides details of the Council’s Home to School Transport Policy for pupils with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND).
- Post-16 Transport Statement and Correction to the the report on SEND Transport Policy - This specifies the Council’s arrangements for the provision of transport to facilitate the attendance of post-16 students at education or training.
- School Place Planning Strategy – This report sets out how the Council plans to ensure it will have sufficient school places to respond to population changes.
- Parental Contribution Policy - The policy seeks financial contributions towards the cost of providing care placements for children who are voluntarily brought into local authority care under Section 20 of the Children Act 1989.
- Admission Arrangements for Community Schools - This report details the proposed admission arrangements for community schools and proposed co-ordinated schemes for admission to all primary and secondary schools
- Looked After Children Sufficiency Strategy – this report considers what is required by the Council in terms of sufficient, stable accommodation provision for Children Looked After.
- Children and Young People's Plan 2017 - 2020 (pdf, 2.0 MB) - sets out the direction and goals for us and our strategic partners, covering all services for children and young people up to the age of 19, and up to the age of 25 for care leavers and young people with learning disabilities.
- Richmond Child Poverty Strategy - sets out how we and our key partners will fulfil the legal obligation of reducing and mitigating the effect of child poverty.
- Emotional Wellbeing and Mental Health Strategy 2012(pdf, 165KB) - outlines the strategic priorities for promoting and improving the emotional well-being and mental health of children and young people in Richmond over five years.
- Joint Children and Young People's Health Strategy and Commissioning Plan(pdf, 1359KB) - provides a framework for the commissioning and delivery of health services for children and young people from planning for pregnancy, through to adulthood and beyond for those with a disability.
- School Attendance and Penalties - sets out parents' and carers' legal responsibilities on education attendance and the procedure for issuing penalty notices when these are not met.
- Elective Home Education - sets out the support and guidance AfC can offer to parents and carers who choose to home educate their child.
Culture Richmond 2021 to 2031 - A new vision for arts, libraries, parks and sport and fitness in Richmond upon Thames.
- Joint Strategic Needs Assessment - pulls together information about local health and social care needs, and is a vital tool to help us plan future services.
- Joint Health and Wellbeing Strategy - a framework for improving health and well-being by developing better responses to local needs.
- Public Health Reports
- Pharmaceutical Needs Assessment - a statement of needs of the local population for pharmaceutical services.
- Richmond Suicide Prevention Strategy (pdf, 806 KB)
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Updated: 22 December 2021