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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Spring 2013 Newsletter

You can read read about the SEN Funding changes from 1st April 2013, local area news, our animation launch and more in our latest Newsletter!


South Gloucestershire Support Group Tuesday 19 March 2013 7.30pm to 9.15pm at Room 1 in the Supportive Education Unit, Brimsham Green Secondary School, Broad Lane, Yate BS37 7LB (the first building after school reception)

Nicky Owen, Inclusive Play Adviser, Children's Playlink,  will be coming along to talk about the services Children’s Playlink offer, from the holiday playschemes, to the buddy scheme which enables our children and young people  to attend a mainstream play or leisure activity.  Nicky will also provide us with information about how to access the service.


North Somerset Support Group, Thursday 14th March, 7.30 - 9.30 pm, The Firs, St Barnabas Centre, West Hill, Portishead BS20 6LN 

Jenny Maxwell, North Somerset Educational Psychologist will be coming along to talk about the Enhanced provision within schools for children and young people on the Austistic Spectrum. Jenny will also provide us with information about the out of schools activities she is currently involved with for this group.


Second reading of the Children and Families Bill

Read the transcript of the second reading of the Children & Families Bill  (start 25 Feb 2013: Column 45 4.40pm)


Latest news about the Children and Families Bill from the CDC  

The Council for Disabled Childrens (CDC) Spring digest is full 
of interesting information, contains a very clear
synopsis at pages 7 - 9 of the Children and Families Bill
and sets out the schedule for it's passing
through Parliament to its planned conclusion
and implementation in 2014.