NEWS AND UPDATES

News Blog from BPC

SEND Priorities
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SEND Priorities

As a local area, all partners that work together across SEND have been working in coproduction to update Bolton's SEND...
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SEND Training
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SEND Training

Last week we were delighted to be invited back to a Bolton primary school to host a training session session...
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Autism in Girls
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Autism in Girls

We are delighted to share a new resource for Bolton that has been co-produced by autistic young people, their parents...
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Autism in Schools
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Autism in Schools

Autism is Schools is a project that started in 2021. Originally a pilot in the North East, the project looks...
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Transition to Adult Health Services
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Transition to Adult Health Services

We have been working with health colleagues locally on a project to improve the experience of families when children move...
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Interested in our workshops?
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Interested in our workshops?

Bolton Parent Carers have been running workshops for parents since 2015. We have always wanted to provide good quality, accurate...
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Safety Valve
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Safety Valve

When it comes to funding for SEND, it is widely covered online and in the media that funding is pretty...
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July SEND Drop In
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July SEND Drop In

Before the end of term and the summer break we have an opportunity for you to come along and ask...
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New funding for workshops
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New funding for workshops

We are thrilled that our application to the Bolton Fund has been successful and we have received a grant for...
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Transition to Secondary School Workshops
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Transition to Secondary School Workshops

When you have a child with SEND, the move to secondary school seems to have so many unknown's and confusing...
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Local Area SEND inspections: Information for parents and carers
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Local Area SEND inspections: Information for parents and carers

The Government has released some information specifically for parents and carers about the Local Area SEND Inspections. To read more...
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Bolton’s Online Local Offer
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Bolton’s Online Local Offer

Have you taken a look at Bolton's Online Local Offer recently? Since 2020 we have been working closely with the...
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New guidance for parents and carers – suspensions and permanent exclusion
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New guidance for parents and carers – suspensions and permanent exclusion

The Department for Education has developed new guidance specifically for parents and carers on suspensions and permanent exclusion. The guidance...
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Bolton Inclusive Practice Handbook
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Bolton Inclusive Practice Handbook

During 2022 Bolton Parent Carers were part of a small working group that developed the "Belonging in Bolton - Inclusive...
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Local Area Ofsted and CQC SEND Inspections
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Local Area Ofsted and CQC SEND Inspections

Way back in 2016, Bolton was one of the first areas to be visited by Ofsted and the Care Quality...
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SEND Review
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SEND Review

Goverment Consultation on the SEND Green Paper
The SEND Green paper is a long awaited response to the Goverment SEND Review that was carried out in 2019....
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Workshops are back!
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Workshops are back!

We are delighted to be able to re-start our face-to-face workshops for parents and carers back at our base, The...
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Help us improve the transition to adult health services
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Help us improve the transition to adult health services

We have 4 session planned: Tuesday 30th March at 12:00pm - For parents and carers whose young person has left...
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SEND Handbook
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SEND Handbook

If you have ever been on one of our workshops over the last couple of years, you will more than...
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Strategic Work
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Strategic Work

One thing that hasn't stopped since March is our commitment to representing parents at a strategic level locally. The SEND...
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New Transition Webinars
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New Transition Webinars

We'll be running our transition sessions as normal this Autumn, albeit online via webinar. Our transition workshops have always been...
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Improving the SEN Support Framework
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Improving the SEN Support Framework

SEN Support is and area that we have focused on for a few years. We hear many experiences of parents...
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Connecting with the North West
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Connecting with the North West

Did you know your experiences and what you tell us influences national changes? We have always met regularly with our...
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Workshops and social distancing!
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Workshops and social distancing!

We love our workshops! We love meeting parents, answering questions, sharing stories and eating too many sweets! We knew that...
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Information during Covid
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Information during Covid

During the covid pandemic we are working with Bolton Information Advisory Service to bring parents and carers a weekly bulletin...
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How is Bolton Doing?
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How is Bolton Doing?

Making sure that local SEND professionals hear parent carers experiences is one of our main responsibilities. Last year we had...
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Our new look in 2018!
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Our new look in 2018!

As an organisation that was founded in 2014, we have evolved and we are currently working on expanding the opportunities...
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