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You and your baby: The challenges of becoming a parent in a global pandemic

In this webinar, Emma Arnold and Kirsteen O'Keefe of Stockport's Infant-Parent Service introduce parents to the idea of parent-infant mental health and well-being. They think about what it's like to become a parent and the particular challenges during a global pandemic. They offer some ideas…

Returning to School March 2021

Statement from Stephen Nyakatawa about returning to school in Stockport from 8th March 2021 Dear Parent/Carers,  Firstly, I want to acknowledge the huge amount of support we have seen across the borough over the past few weeks. There has been a huge collective effort to…

Stockport Healthy Young Minds Update - February 2021

We currently have longer delays than usual for some of our routine mental health appointments and social communication assessments for children and young people. At the start of the covid pandemic, we had to move from our permanent base at The Treehouse children’s unit at…

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Stockport publishes a SEND newsletter for anyone working in special educational needs and disabilities – statutory and voluntary agencies across education, health and social care; and users of the system, such as children, young people and parents/carers. Click the link below to receive the latest…

Holiday Activites and Food Programme 2021

The Holiday Activities and Food (HAF) programme is funded by the Department for Education. We're working with local schools, voluntary and community organisations and childcare providers to deliver the programme across Stockport. You can find out more about the national HAF programme on the GOV.UK website. Children…

Wellbeing Support over the Summer

For young people who are finding things tough there is support available throughout the summer holidays. Local help available in Stockport (view as PDF) ChatHealth is a confidential new text messaging service that enables children and young people aged 11-19 to contact the Stockport school…

Education, health and care plans and annual review statement June 2021

Published 07 July 2021 Dear parents/carers, children and young people, and colleagues Education, health and care plans and annual review statement: Hello, my name is Bev Milway and I am the Strategic Lead for SEND and Inclusion in Stockport. I would firstly like to apologise for the delay…

Hours and Funding in EHCPs

3 August 2021 Dear parents/carers, children and young people, Hello, my name is John Gelder and I am the Operational Lead for Education Health and Care plans in Stockport. I have become aware that there is some concern in relation to hours in EHCP plans.…

Dyslexia Week 2021

4th - 10th October 2021 Raising awareness and a further understanding amongst our communities about dyslexia; what it means, what it is and what can be done to support people who have dyslexia. This dyslexia week, the focus is on Invisible Dyslexia, exploring the entiretheme…

New location planned for Stockport Healthy Young Minds

Located in the centre of Stockport, we will be investing nearly £1.4m into Stopford House to develop a safe and inspiring clinical space for children and young people, their families and staff. The building boasts ample natural daylight, space to deliver all our services and…