Working with Children in Barnet

This site contains information for professionals who work with children, young people and their families in the Barnet area.

Information for schools

Specialist areas for health and safety, governors, HR and funding, along with essential information schools need including Barnet Partnership for Schools, Freedom of Information and Performance Tables.

Practitioner guidance

This section is divided into two: one focusing on work which supports families and another with resources for practitioners. Includes topics such as the Common Assessment Framework (CAF).

Service User Experience (S.U.E)

Service Users need to shape our services of the future, particularly keen on hearing from children, young people and parents/carers who are accessing early help or children’s social care services.

Multi-agency safeguarding hub (MASH)

MASH in Barnet is the single point of entry for all referrals regarding concerns for a child or young person (unborn-18 years) or where it is felt they would benefit from additional support.

Workforce development

You will find information on our training opportunities.

Early Help 0-19 Hub Service

Information on our programme for delivering early help services across health, housing, family support, youth, education and welfare rights providers in places where families need them.

Information on the rooms available at the BEST Hub, and how to book them.

Menu of Interventions

Access for professionals to a range of interventions and services delivered by partners across Barnet.


Key dates for your diary.

We hope that you’ll find the website quick and easy to use. If you have any feedback for us please contact Jaimie Nelson, Communications Officer. If you have any queries regarding 'The Information for Schools section - Please contact Nick Burr, Communications Officer - Cambridge Education