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Jan 2021 – Updated Letter from MP Vicky Ford

Jan 2021 – Updated Letter from MP Vicky Ford

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Children and Families, Vicky Ford MP, has written to …

An open letter from Vicky Ford MP

An open letter from Vicky Ford MP

Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Children and Families On the 9th of November 2020, Vicky …

SEND survey results are out – Positive news for Portsmouth

SEND survey results are out – Positive news for Portsmouth

The results of the Portsmouth 2020 SEND survey are out! Parents and carers praised the …

Important message from Consultant Paediatrician

Important message from Consultant Paediatrician

“We would like to reassure families and carers that we continue to operate our normal …

Coronavirus -A message from the Head of Inclusion

Coronavirus -A message from the Head of Inclusion

Dear parents and carers, We know that this is a worrying time for everyone and …

PCC Travel Assistance Policies Consultation

PCC Travel Assistance Policies Consultation

Consultation on Portsmouth Travel Assistance Policies Portsmouth City Council is seeking parents’ and stakeholders’ views …

Events

Return to College – A blog by Dynamite Young Person representative, Carly Blake

Return to College – A blog by Dynamite Young Person representative, Carly Blake

 Carly Blake from Dynamite shares her lockdown learning experiences and recent return to college…. Pre …

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Online Accessibility by Dynamite Young People’s Forum Co-Ordinator, Joe McLeish

Online Accessibility by Dynamite Young People’s Forum Co-Ordinator, Joe McLeish

In March, we went into lockdown and everything went online. Even the biggest technophobes were …

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Remote Education –  Portsmouth Education Settings’ Pandemic Response

Remote Education – Portsmouth Education Settings’ Pandemic Response

A Blog by Debbie Anderson, Head of School Improvement and Early Years   As a …

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Moving to Secondary School – A parent carers view

Moving to Secondary School – A parent carers view

For parents and carers of children with SEND, the transition between schools can be a …

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Returning to College in a Pandemic – Ruby’s Blog

Returning to College in a Pandemic – Ruby’s Blog

by Ruby Jewell September 23rd 2020  Returning or Starting College  In September 2019 I started …

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The Value of Interests

The Value of Interests

Janet Myers, (Educational Psychologist at Portsmouth City Council) in partnership with Pierre and his family, …

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