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Whole School SEND Events Calendar

Discover the latest fully-funded CPDL events delivered by Whole School SEND. We offer CPDL on a wide range of topics, hosted by our regional lead teams and featuring a range of expert guest speakers. View events online. PREPARING FOR ADULTHOOD FROM THE EARLIEST YEARSTues 8th Jun 16:00-18:00 The webinar looks at the recently updated ‘Preparing […]

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Council seeking your views on proposals to reshape family services

PROPOSALS to reshape the support available to parents of infants and young children in North East Lincolnshire are now open for views from people within the community. The plans being considered by North East Lincolnshire Council centre on delivering the same services in different ways to try and reach out to more families across the […]

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SENDIASS update to professional referral form

SENDIASS have updated their referral form that allows professionals to refer a parent/carer into the service. With the consent of a parent/carer of a child or a young person you can refer them into the service by completing a Professional’s Enquiry Form and emailing it to Visit the SENDAISS professionals page that provides information for professionals working […]

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Carers Week 2021

Carers Week is an annual campaign to raise awareness of caring. It brings to light the growing number of carers, young and old across the country and the enormous impact they have in our communities. The campaign highlights the love, dedication, and challenges unpaid carers have and also raises awareness of the rights and resources that […]

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Young people come together to mark Ryan’s Story

A group of young people in North East Lincolnshire have come together to mark the launch of the latest in a trio of films about child criminal exploitation. The film, Ryan’s Story, follows the launch of Alfie’s Story and Chloe’s Story, and gives viewers a chance to make choices on behalf of Ryan, a young […]

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Volunteering Opportunity with Butterflies Mums

Butterflies Mums are looking for volunteers to offer friendship to other mums and their families, by sharing their own parenting experiences. This is an exciting opportunity for you to get involved with a pioneering local organisation and gain some valuable experience. Butterflies volunteers help parents by sharing the joys and challenges of their own parenting […]

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Lessons learnt from lockdown. The highs and lows of the pandemic’s impact on disabled children and young people.

“Between February and March 2021, as part of the Making Participation Work programme which is funded by the Department for Education and jointly delivered by Council for Disabled Children and KIDS, the Council for Disabled Children commissioned Kaizen to deliver an England wide consultation with children and young people with SEND. The consultation was co-designed between Kaizen, CDC […]

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Love exploring North East Lincolnshire, you never know what you might find!

People have been reporting sightings of dinosaurs across North East Lincolnshire’s parks in recent days. From Triceratops to Pterodactyls, Ankylosaurus to T-Rex, you can find them all roaming in various open spaces across the Borough! You can currently find the dinosaurs wandering around Central Prom and the Boating Lake in Cleethorpes, in People’s Park and […]

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Organisations sought to run children’s holiday activities

A programme of activities is being designed to help take the pressure off of parents during school holidays and help to improve the health and wellbeing of vulnerable children. Local activity providers being sought to host free activities for school-age children, with funding available to sponsor sessions.   The Department for Education’s Holiday Activities and […]

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“I would see autism like a special gift”

Tomas Lindley, age 16, from North East Lincolnshire is a an aspiring actor, leader, and ambassador for SEND. See his honest and heartfelt account of living with autism in his Young Reporters article that he wrote when he was 14. “This is a little story about a boy. A boy who had something kept in […]

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Coming soon! After school bowling event for children with vision loss

The popular bowling night for young people with vision loss is rolling out soon. The after school event is organised by Lynda Willis, Registered Qualified Habilitation Specialist for the Educational Team for Hearing and Vision. If bowling is up your alley then come and throw it down with other children from the area. During the […]

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SEND weekly parent/carer update

This is the SEND weekly parent/carer update for 17-23 May. If you have questions about SEND we are always here to help. Please don’t hesitate to email We always try to make sure that children and parents/ carers voices are heard. These Weekly SEND parent/carer newsletters are shared with teams within education, health and social […]

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Trainee ELSA School Support Staff meet face-to-face for the first time

Ten school support staff in North East Lincolnshire have met their course classmates for the first time after COVID-19 rules were relaxed. The 6-day course, which is run by North East Lincolnshire Council’s Educational Psychology team, trains school staff to become Emotional Literacy Support Assistants (ELSAs). ELSAs support school students with special interventions to support […]

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Creative competition winners announced ahead of book launch

Did you enter the Creative Connections competition earlier this year? The competition which launched in March this year gave children and young people a platform to express themselves through writing, drawing, mixed media and other creative mediums. The winners have now been announced! Take a look at some of the great work that has been […]

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Teen Life- Autism programme

The Teen Life Programme is a virtual delivery programme for parents/carers of young people aged 10 to 16 years on the autism spectrum. What is the Teen Life Programme? Teen Life is a programme for parents and carers of young people on the autism spectrum aged 10-16. The programme includes information on understanding autism in […]

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