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Questions About Going Back to School: March 2021

The government announced that schools will reopen to all pupils from the 8th March 2021. This means that parents/carers of children enrolled at schools are required by law to make sure their child attends regularly from this date. We know that parents/carers and pupils may…

Going back to school September 2020

A more recent update of this page is available for March 2021 Information for parents/carers about returning to school in September 2020 during the Covid-19 pandemic Because of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, schools in England closed in March 2020 for most pupils for the rest…

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…

Appointment of Joint Director of Education

1st April 2021 I am delighted to let you know that Tim Bowman, Assistant Director for Education in Tameside is joining us in Stockport from tomorrow (1st April) as Joint Director for Education across Stockport and Tameside.  As you will have heard through your teams…

Education, Health and Care Plans and Annual Review Statement: March 2021

Dear parents/carers, children and young people, and colleagues Education, health and care plans and annual review statement: March 2021 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 to my…

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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: ChatHealth is a confidential new text messaging service that enables children and young people aged 11-19 to contact the Stockport school nursing team about…