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EHCP Annual Review Statement: August 2020

Education, health and care plans and annual review statement: 10 August 2020.   Dear parents/carers, children and young people,Hello, my name is Bev Milway and I am the Strategic Lead for SEND and Inclusion in Stockport. Steve Nyakatawa, Interim Director of Education at Stockport Council,…

Going back to school

Because of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, schools in England closed in March 2020 for most pupils for the rest of the 2019-20 school year. During this period, parents/carers of most school children were asked to keep children at home. More recently, the government stated that…

PACTS Post-Inspection Survey September 2020

The survey asked families for information about their experiences between November 2019 and August 2020.  Read the headlines and full analysis of the survey Read what Stockport MBC and Stockport CCG said in reply Read More News

Minister Ford Letter to SEND Sector: 9th November

On Saturday 31 October, the Prime Minister announced New National Restrictions which came into force on Thursday 5 November until Wednesday 2 December to control the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19).I know that a return to national restrictions will be a source of great anxiety to…

Education, health and care plans and annual review statement: October 2020

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.In early August 2020 I wrote to update you on our…

Have your say on the aspects of SEND services in Stockport

The consultation comes after a six-month review was undertaken of the £32m that Stockport spends on our SEND provision in the High Needs Funding block of the Dedicated Schools Grant (DSG).  The DSG is the budget that the government allocates to the council every year…

Preparing for Adulthood: Survival Guide

From reviewing our Local Offer we know that information about growing up and preparing for adulthood in Stockport isn’t as up to date as it needs to be. A group of us, including parent carers and young people, are now looking into the content so…

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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…

Review of Healthy Young Minds

In January 2020 the Coroner at Heywood highlighted concerns from a family of a child who was open to Healthy Young Minds Oldham prior to her passing September 2018. The family were confused as to why the name was changed from Child and Mental Health…

Our SEND Hub is here to help!

Our SEND Hub is here to help! Children & young people with SEND and their families may be facing additional challenges right now. If you, or someone you know needs help or support, please contact our SEND Hub on 0161 217 6028, choose Option 2. The…