SEND Priorities

SEND Priorities

As a local area, all partners that work together across SEND have been working in coproduction to update Bolton’s SEND priorities for the next few years. The work has been led by the multi-agency SEND Steering group, which is chaired by Sue Cornwell, Head of SEN...
SEND Training

SEND Training

Last week we were delighted to be invited back to a Bolton primary school to host a training session session alongside Bolton Information Advisory Service for all staff. Our training sessions combine SEND Law with parent experience to provide staff with a broad...
Autism in Girls

Autism in Girls

We are delighted to share a new resource for Bolton that has been co-produced by autistic young people, their parents and a group of Bolton practitioners led by Pippa Henstock (Assistant EP). This resource has been co-produced with professionals from Bolton...
Autism in Schools

Autism in Schools

Autism is Schools is a project that started in 2021. Originally a pilot in the North East, the project looks to improve pupils experience in mainstream schools, where they have/or may have autism. The project is funded by NHS England and here in Greater Manchester is...
Transition to Adult Health Services

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 from children’s to adult NHS health services. We have had consistent feedback over the years that health transitions need to be improved. As...
Interested in our workshops?

Interested in our workshops?

Bolton Parent Carers have been running workshops for parents since 2015. We have always wanted to provide good quality, accurate information about SEND law for parents and carers, to support you on the SEND journey. Over the last 5 years we have run more than 120...
Safety Valve

Safety Valve

When it comes to funding for SEND, it is widely covered online and in the media that funding is pretty dire, and here at BPC, we wouldn’t disagree! In Bolton we are part of a Department for Education initiative called Safety Valve, which is a way in which the...
July SEND Drop In

July SEND Drop In

Before the end of term and the summer break we have an opportunity for you to come along and ask any questions you have! We’ll be on hand at The Bolton CVS Hub from 6:30pm – 8:30pm. Bolton Parent Carers and Bolton Information Advisory Service will be on...
New funding for workshops

New funding for workshops

We are thrilled that our application to the Bolton Fund has been successful and we have received a grant for our SEND workshops. We have always, and always will, offered our workshops to parents and carers free of charge. We do not believe that you should need to pay...
Transition to Secondary School Workshops

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 processes. Friends have different opinions, Facebook tells you something else and your primary school has just said something completely different!!...
X