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

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North Somerset Schools' Drive to Stop Bullying

To tie in with National Anti-Bullying Week (17th-21st Nov), there will be a series of shows and workshops held in schools across North Somerset to stop and help victims of bullying - click here for more details


South Glos Support Group is Tuesday 18 November at 7.30-9pm, Room 1, Supportive Education Unit, Brimsham Green School, Broad Lane, Yate BS37 7LP

We can't quite believe how quickly time is passing. It is anti-bullying week from 17-21 November and its focus this year is the experiences of children with SEN. It's a regular issue on our IAS line, but with the pace of education reform, and the continued evolution of service delivery / availability in the authority, we've never managed to put on a daytime meeting just on bullying.

So, Support Group this month will be a workshop session with Kathryn and Sara, a chance to share experiences and talk through processes.

We'd like to share the resources we've been sent links to, and will have copies of the 2014 edition of Digital Parenting for you to take away.

We look forward to seeing you there.


Thank You

We would like to thank everyone who participated in our conference yesterday it was a huge success!  Particular thanks to our presenters Jane Friswell CEO Nasen, Nakita Singh & Angie Pass from Kids, and the officers from the LA and CCG who contributed to our afternoon working groups. Our thanks also to our Parent Carer Forums who attended in support of the day. We hope you benefited from the day and share our high expectations about the progress of the SEND reforms.  Most of all we hope you feel you can always contact us for information, advice and support at any stage of the SEND process.


Reminder - South Glos Support Group 21 October 7.30- 9pm Brimsham Green School, Room 1, Supportive Education Unit, Broad Lane, Yate BS37 7LB

Sam Baldwin from Kids is coming to tell us about Independent Support for young people and personal budgets. We will try and answer and questions/concerns you may have.  Please share with others who may be interested.  Hope to see you tomorrow. 



South Gloucestershire Support Group Meeting

A reminder! South Gloucestershire Support Group Meeting is taking place at Brimsham Green Secondary School, Room 1, Supportive Education Unit, Broad Lane, Yate BS37 7LB (first building after school reception) this Tuesday 21st October at 7.30pm – 9pm. Hope to see you there.