News and updates

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

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Supportive Parent's Chair, Carolyn Sims receives a cheque of £200 from ASDA, Filton

We would like to thank ASDA Filton - Community Life scheme their generous donation of £200. We will be using this money reach out to more families in the Filton area. 



North Somerset Support Group Tuesday 8th March 7-9pm The Firs Drove Road WSM BS23 3N

At Support Group we will be welcoming back Mandy Stopard - Behavioural Specialist, Mandy is an advisor, teacher and coach with many years of experience and success in guiding adults to effectively manage the challenges that children and teenagers may present at home and in school. For further information See: 

We look forward to seeing you. 


Southern Brooks would really appreciate your support  

Have your say online consultation on future funding of this South Glos family support service.  If you feel able to take part in the consultation, Southern Brooks would really appreciate your support please click here. The consultation closes on 21st March 2016. 




North Somerset Support Group Meeting Thursday 4th February 7 - 9 pm St Barnabas Children's Centre, Portishead, BS20 6LN.

Our next drop in support group will be held Thursday 4th February from 7 - 9 pm at The Firs, St Barnabas Children's Centre, West Hill, Portishead BS20 6LN  If you would like information and advice around your child or young persons special educational needs, or would just like to drop in for a cuppa with other parents please do come along.


Exciting new vacancy - Information and Communication Coordinator 

Help us to make a difference. We are seeking a team player with a strong all-round set of communication and administrative skills, who will ensure that our information is accurate, current and relevant.

Are you an expert communicator with knowledge of SEND? Are you proficient in ICT, creative and solutions focused? We need someone with a flair for researching, writing and producing publications including a newsletter and with a working knowledge of website editing, social media and data management systems.

Salary: £22,665 pro rata (20 hours per week, over 4 days must include Fridays during term time)

Fixed-term contract until 31st March 2017

To apply:  job pack and  application form

Closing date: midnight 17th February 2016

Interview date: 3rd March 2016