SEND Improvement Journey e-Newsletter - Extra!

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Welcome to this extra edition of the SEND e-newsletter. In this newsletter, there are some updates to events published in January's newsletter, as well as new events happening soon.

The SEND (Special Educational Needs and Disabilities) e-newsletter gives information and news about what is new and being developed in the world of SEND and the Local Offer in Stockport.


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Change of venue! Parents/Carers Drop-In session 26th February

The Parents/Carers Drop-In taking place on the 26th February will now be in Robinson's Brewery Visitor's Centre from 2pm - 4pm. 

Come and meet Stephen Nyakatawa, the Director of Education Services at the Council. We want to hear about the issues that matter to you and will answer any questions you have. This is a great opportunity for parents and carers to discuss any issues about SEND for their families.


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iOutcomes workshop - Monday 23rd March

Stockport Council and Stockport CCG are working with families, children and young people, and professionals to develop the iOutcomes Framework and are holding a public workshop to shape the final outcomes.

We would like to invite you to join us at the iOutcomes Workshop where you can learn more about the progress that has been made and the work we are continuing together to improve local services.

The event will also be an opportunity for you to ask questions you may have and find out how you get involved.

iOutcomes Workshop

  • Monday 23 March 2020
  • 11:30am to 2:30pm
  • Conference room 1 & 2, Fred Perry House, Stockport SK1 3XE

You can find more info on how to get to Fred Perry House here.

If you have a question that you would like to submit in advance of the event you can email SENDreport@stockport.gov.uk.

To book you place on the iOutcomes Workshop please contact sarahlynnsmith@nhs.net to confirm attendance.


Reminder: Have your say! iOutcomes Framework Survey

We would like to know your thoughts on the iOutcomes framework. This framework was created to measure how well every child or young person, including those with SEND, reaches their goals, and it was co-produced with children, young people and families.

The proposed seven outcomes for children and young people are:

  • I am confident and able to achieve my goals
  • My voice is heard and acted upon
  • I enjoy good health and wellbeing
  • I feel safe
  • I feel part of my local community
  • I am happy and have people I can trust
  • The people who love me and care for me are enabled to do this

Please have your say by filling in this short survey. It will only take 4-5 minutes.

We want to know whether you think these are the right outcomes. We will use your views and opinions to confirm the outcomes and then to help improve the way local services are developed. The survey will help identify any trends or areas for further improvement in partnership with children, young people and families.

The deadline for completing the survey is Friday the 28th February. Please do complete the survey, send the link to as many people as you can and spread it onwards within your networks!


Supporting your SEND Journey Information Day - Tuesday 3rd March

There is an information day on Tuesday 3rd March from 9am - 3pm about 'Supporting your SEND Journey' at the Alma Lodge Hotel. Please see the flyer below for more information. You can sign up for this event for free here.

Information Day 03 March

SEND Improvement Journey newsletters

The SEND Improvement Journey newsletters go out every last Friday of the month. The next issue will be out on Friday 28th February 2020.

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