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News and updates

See below for the latest news and updates from Supportive Parents. You can find all our periodically published newsletters here.


Culverhill School careers evening - 15th Nov 

On behalf of all the staff and students at Culverhill school we would like to thank you (Kathryn & Sara) for attending our careers evening last night. The evening went extremely well and we had lots of positive comments from parents and our pupils. We cannot stress enough how important evenings like last night are to our young people and their families, so thanks again for all of your hard work and effort. - Abby Northam


Conference - now fully booked

We need to talk about...SEN!

What will be the new impact of the new children's & families bill?
Our free conference for parents of children with SEN and professionals.  Tuesday 20th November 9.30am - 2.30 pm at BAWA is now fully booked.  We look forward to seeing you all next week.

South Gloucestershire Support Group tonight 13th Nov 7.30 -9.15pm Brimsham Green Secondary School BS37 7LB

Tonight we will looking ahead to the Supportive Parents Conference @ BAWA 20th Nov.


Video link - Phillipa Stobbs, Council for Disabled Children

You can watch Philippa Stobbs, Council for Disabled Children and others giving evidence about Special Educational Needs to the Education Select Committee 24th October. The video of the meeting starts at 9.35am and ends 11.52am - Phillipa's piece starts 50 minutes in at 10.24am


South Gloucestershire Support Group 16th Oct 7.30-9.15pm Brimsham Green Secondary School BS37 7LB

Jackie Messenger, Senior Nurse, Children with Complex Needs is coming along to answer your questions about Health matters in schools