Moving to Secondary School

Moving to Secondary School

Every September we run workshops for parents and carers who are keen to understand more about the move to Secondary School when your child has special educational needs. We are back for our 7th year of running these workshops! Whether your child has an EHC Plan or...
10 years!

10 years!

10 Years ago, in May 2014 Bolton Parent Carer Consortium was formed when 6 established groups from Bolton came together: Breaking Barriers, Daytrippers, Parent Partnership*, Kidz2gether, Zacs and BACPAC to form a parent carer forum for Bolton. The impending launch of...
New Office

New Office

We’ve spent some time this Spring giving our little office a complete make-over! We moved into The Bolton CVS Hub back in 2018 where we rent a small office space. This year we decided it was time to try and configure that space so that we can make better use out...
PINS

PINS

Partnerships for Inclusion of Neurodiversity in Schools (PINS) We are really pleased to be joining up with Bolton Council and local partners for the PINS project. PINS is a national project funded by the Department for Education (DfE) and supported by NHS England...
Autism in schools staff training

Autism in schools staff training

As part of the Autism in Schools project, which you can read about here, we have been part of the staff training sessions that have taken place in schools. There are five training modules that are delivered in each school that is taking part in the project:...
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...
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