The BNSSG Parent Carer forums recently ran a survey gathering feedback from Parent Carers in Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire (BNSSG) to find out families experiences and thoughts regarding autism assessment.
A new and improved alternative education plan for children and young people in Bristol has been approved by Cabinet, with the recommissioning of the city’s Alternative Learning Provision (ALP) framework.
The One City Belonging Strategy for Children and Young People was constructed with partners, children, young people and their families.
Have your say on the Transition of Young People into Adult Services Core Capabilities Framework as part of the NHS Long Term Plan.
You are invited to attend a Personalisation webinar via Microsoft Teams on the 11th or 17th November (the same webinar will be repeated on both days).
BPC has received a copy of an open letter from Vicky Ford, the Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Children and Families. We have been asked to share the letter with children and young people with special educational needs (SEND), their families and carers, and those who work to support them.
Please see the attached a letter outlining plans to take a proposal to Cabinet next month in the hope of unlocking £28 million in funding to improve current special schools, as well as significantly increasing the number of specialist provision places in new and refurbished buildings for students with SEND.
In April 2018, the Department for Education began a national trial to extend the powers of the SEND Tribunal to hear appeals, and make non-binding decisions about, health and social care aspects of Education, Health and Care plans. The Trial was due to end on 31st August 2020.
Linked to the information above, the Prime Minister has set out a recovery strategy to begin bringing the country out of the lockdown measures that were imposed to help protect us all from the Coronavirus.
On 11th May 2020, the Government published information for parents and carers to help prepare for the wider opening of nurseries, schools and colleges from 1st June 2020.