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Government Launches new SEND Review Green Paper

Government Launches new SEND Review Green Paper

On March 29th 2022 the government launched their much anticipated SEND and Alternative Provision Review …

Nominate a superstar teacher in the people’s choice award

Nominate a superstar teacher in the people’s choice award

If your teaching hero has gone above and beyond to help you and your family …

Children’s Mental Health Week 2022

Children’s Mental Health Week 2022

This week is Children’s Mental Health Week and runs from the 7th – 13th February …

Moving Forward – Education and Employment Event 17.03.2022

Moving Forward – Education and Employment Event 17.03.2022

A date for your diary… an exciting event for young people aged 14-24 focusing on …

Aspirations Week 2022

Aspirations Week 2022

  Portsmouth Aspirations Week runs from 17 – 21 January 2022. It’s a chance for …

World Mental Health Day 2021

World Mental Health Day 2021

Mental health in an unequal world The theme of this year’s World Mental Health Day, …

Preparing for Adulthood Review – We need your voices!

Preparing for Adulthood Review – We need your voices!

NHS Portsmouth Clinical Commissioning Group and Portsmouth City Council are doing a review of how …

The results of the Portsmouth 2021 SEND survey are out!

The results of the Portsmouth 2021 SEND survey are out!

The results of the Portsmouth 2021 SEND survey are out! Each year Portsmouth city council …

New SEND Letter from Vicky Ford MP

New SEND Letter from Vicky Ford MP

On Friday 5th March 2021 MP Vicky Ford, , Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Children …

GOVERNMENT ANNOUNCE OVER £42 MILLION SUPPORT EXTENDED FOR CHILDREN WITH SEND

GOVERNMENT ANNOUNCE OVER £42 MILLION SUPPORT EXTENDED FOR CHILDREN WITH SEND

OVER £42 MILLION SUPPORT EXTENDED FOR CHILDREN WITH SPECIAL EDUCATIONAL NEEDS AND DISABILITIES Projects worth …

“A normalising effect” – How 6 visually impaired pupil advocates changed their mainstream primary school

“A normalising effect” – How 6 visually impaired pupil advocates changed their mainstream primary school

We hear how staff at Craneswater Junior School endeavoured to level the academic and social …

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 …

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Deaf Awareness Week 2021 – Katie Kelly aged 17, shares her thoughts and experiences

Deaf Awareness Week 2021 – Katie Kelly aged 17, shares her thoughts and experiences

My name is Katie Kelly and I’m 17 years old. I have had moderate to …

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Down Syndrome Celebration Blog – Portsmouth Down Syndrome Association share their stories.

Down Syndrome Celebration Blog – Portsmouth Down Syndrome Association share their stories.

Rachael Ross MBE (Chairperson and Charity Director) I co-founded Portsmouth Down Syndrome Association with two …

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My Neurodiversity journey by Maisie age 10

My Neurodiversity journey by Maisie age 10

Hi I’m Maisie and I am 10 years old and in year 6 at Primary …

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Living with ADHD during Lockdown – Chantelle shares her family story

Living with ADHD during Lockdown – Chantelle shares her family story

Living with ADHD during lockdown My name is Chantelle Knight, and I work as a …

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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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