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If you are a parent carer of a child or young person with SEND, find out more information, services, support and advice.

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Have a SEND-sational summer with free and low-cost activities in Portsmouth

Have a SEND-sational summer with free and low-cost activities in Portsmouth

If you are looking for things to do this summer in Portsmouth, our latest guide …
Your SEND&AP Change Programme update – June 2024

Your SEND&AP Change Programme update – June 2024

Every month, we bring you an update from the SEND&AP Change Programme. We’re delighted to …
How are parents, carers and families involved in the SEND&AP Change Programme?

How are parents, carers and families involved in the SEND&AP Change Programme?

The Change Programme is an opportunity to test changes to the way the whole SEND …
Your SEND&AP Change Programme update – May 2024

Your SEND&AP Change Programme update – May 2024

Every month, we bring you an update from the SEND&AP Change Programme. We’re delighted to …
Your SEND&AP Change Programme update – April 2024

Your SEND&AP Change Programme update – April 2024

Every month, we provide an update on the SEND&AP Change Programme. This month,  we’re delighted …
Information about Education, Health and Care Needs Assessments in Portsmouth

Information about Education, Health and Care Needs Assessments in Portsmouth

In Portsmouth we are proud of the work we do to support children and young …
Top tips for SEND families to support children’s next steps after primary school

Top tips for SEND families to support children’s next steps after primary school

If your child is starting secondary school in September, we’ve unveiled a new guide to …
Your SEND&AP Change Programme update – March 2024

Your SEND&AP Change Programme update – March 2024

Every month, we will provide an update on our progress in piloting the proposals in …
Moving Forward 2024 sees a record number of visitors

Moving Forward 2024 sees a record number of visitors

Over 300 young people, adults, parents, carers and professionals turned out to attend the Moving …
SEND&AP Change Programme: Education Health and Care Plan Template

SEND&AP Change Programme: Education Health and Care Plan Template

We told you we’d keep you up to date with what’s happening in the SEND&AP …
Introducing the SEND&AP Change Partnership Programme

Introducing the SEND&AP Change Partnership Programme

Exciting news about Portsmouth’s involvement in the Special Educational Needs and Disabilities & Alternative Provision …
Have your say – the Portsmouth Young Person’s SEND Survey has launched

Have your say – the Portsmouth Young Person’s SEND Survey has launched

The Portsmouth Young people’s SEND (Special Education Needs and/or Disabilities) survey is now open and …

Events

Zoom Sleep Course for Parents

23/09/2024
7:00 pm
Zoom

Tuesdays 23 and 30th September 2024 10am-12pm Children and young people with special educational needs …

Zoom Sleep course for parents

05/11/2024
7:00 pm
Zoom

Tuesdays 5th and 12th November 2024 7pm- 9pm Children and young people with special educational …

From the SENCos – Supporting the move to senior school

From the SENCos – Supporting the move to senior school

We’ve been supporting families as they help their children prepare for a September start as …
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Parent Point of View – Making the move to senior school

Parent Point of View – Making the move to senior school

Our next steps after primary school initiative is helping families prepare their children for a …
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Jackie’s story – strategies for making the move to school

Jackie’s story – strategies for making the move to school

Starting School in Reception Jackie talks about her experience of  her children starting school and …
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