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Together for SEND | March 20th

Come along to our free event, SEND Together | Family and Practioner Support. A whole day dedicated to offering solutions and connections for those navigating the world of Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) in Bristol. With an extensive lineup of 30 informative sessions covering all areas of SEND, this event is an opportunity to […]

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December Update

Welcome to our December Parent Carer Forum Updates! As the festive season unfolds, we’re excited to share a wealth of news and information tailored to support you on your parenting journey. From tips on navigating the holiday season with your family to important community updates, this month’s update is packed with resources designed to make […]

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Navigating the Festive Season: A Guide for SEND Families

The holiday season is often synonymous with joy, celebration, and togetherness. Christmas is a time of diverse traditions and celebrations, reflecting the rich tapestry of cultures and backgrounds that make up our global community. Families around Bristol bring their unique customs and practices to the festive season, creating a kaleidoscope of celebrations. From special meals […]

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Feedback and Engagement Sessions

Welcome to our platform dedicated to feedback, consultation, and engagement sessions, an invaluable space where your voice, as a parent carer, takes centre stage. We believe in the power of your insights and experiences, recognising the significance of your unique perspective in shaping the support systems and services that matter most to you and your […]

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Does your child have an EHCP?

📣📣 If you have a child in nursery, year 2 or year 6 with an Education, Health and Care Plan (EHCP), you must arrange a meeting with their setting to plan their transition to their next school year. This meeting is known as a “phase transfer” and must be carried with the school by 23rd […]

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Come to our AGM

On 25th September at 1 pm, we will be holding an online Annual General Meeting. This a chance for you to find out what Bristol Parent Carers has been up to since we registered as a charity last year. We’ll also peek at the finances and welcome new trustees to the charity. Click here to […]

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Trustees wanted

Are you eager to create genuine change within Special Educational Needs or Disabilities across Bristol? If so, how about stepping into the role of a Trustee with Bristol Parent Carers? We are on the lookout for individuals with expertise in equity, diversity, inclusion, law, education, and human resources. But honestly, we’re thrilled to hear from […]

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New Service | Pathways to Short Breaks

We are pleased to share the Pathways to Short Breaks team are now able to accept referrals for children and young people. What is the Pathways to Short Breaks Project? The project is DfE funded and is specifically designed to support children and young people aged from 8-18 with social communication and interaction needs, who are […]

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Bristol Parent Carers secures Department for Education grant funding 

We are delighted to announce that we have secured funding from the Department for Education (DfE) and are once again formally recognised as the Bristol DfE-funded parent carer forum after a year of uncertainty.  Hayley Hemming BPC Chairperson said: “With the support over the last year from our fantastic volunteers and neighbouring parent carer forum […]

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Autism Changes Update

To view this information in an easy read click here Dear families across Bristol, North Somerset, and South Gloucestershire (BNSSG),  We wanted to give you an update on our recent position statement and survey that we created to gather your views on the changes that have been made to the autism referral process by our […]

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