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Families in Partnership newsletter - June 2022

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    Letter from Kirsten Harrison, Director of Education, to parent carers

    Update on plans to address the increasing backlog with issuing Education, Health, and Care Plans (EHCPs) within the statutory 20-week timeline.

    • 09.06.2022
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    Employment and Skills Hub

    “Watch this Space” – The Employment and Skills Hub will be hosting an open day for young people who are leaving education and their parents on the July 6.

    • 09.06.2022
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    Support over the summer holidays from the Children and Families hub

    Over the summer holidays, we have several different schemes in place to support families. We would like to make you aware of these schemes now so you can pass details onto families early , meaning they are conscious of the support available when considering their plans for the summer.

    • 09.06.2022
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    SEND review: right support, right place, right time

    On Tuesday 17 May, Will Quince, the Parliamentary under-Secretary of State for Children and Families, was live on Mumsnet to answer questions on the SEND and alternative provision green paper.

    • 09.06.2022
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    Gloucestershire’s Dynamic Keyworker Service for children and young people

    This short article is aimed at explaining what GCC intends to do now and in the future in commissioning short breaks for disabled children, young people and their families.

    • 09.06.2022
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    Big health and Wellbeing Open Day

    Celebrating 14 years of reducing health inequalities and making a difference in Gloucestershire on June 17, 9.30am-3.30pm.

    • 09.06.2022
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    A new special school to open in September 2023

    Gloucestershire County Council is currently seeking the necessary approvals to progress its proposal to establish a new primary special school to open in September 2023, using the school building and grounds previously occupied by Severn View Primary Academy in Stroud.

    • 09.06.2022
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    Education, Health and Care (EHC) Pathway development update

    In previous editions of the Families in Partnership newsletter we described the work that we have been doing to improve the EHC Pathway through a redesign of some parts of the process to make it a better experience for all.   

    • 09.06.2022
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    Banded Funding project update

    Further to previous communication during the early stages of this initiative, our team have shared the proposed delivery around improving the means and practices when supporting children and young people across our education systems.

    • 09.06.2022
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    Carers’ week

    Gloucestershire Carers Hub are excited to share with you information regarding Carer’s Week  which takes place 6 – 12 June 2022.

    • 09.06.2022
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    Podcast: free range children – the importance of play

    Why play is so important to children and how they should be encouraged to play every day.

    • 09.06.2022
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    National news related to SEND and SEND support

    In February 2022 the Department for Education (DfE) announced that they would be continuing to deliver targeted support for families and parents of children with SEND and SEND services.

    • 09.06.2022

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