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2022 SEND Awards

The spotlight is on SEND this July. The Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) Awards are back. SEND takes centre stage on Friday 8 July from 5-7:30pm, in the Assembly Room at the Grimsby Town Hall, Town Hall Square, Grimsby, DN31 1HU. The ceremony was requested by local children and young people who wanted something […]

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SEND Newsletter

This is the SEND Newsletter for 20-26 June, 2022. Learning Disability Week 2022 This week, 20 to 26 June, is Learning Disability Week. The campaign is all about making sure the world hears what life is like if you have a learning disability. The theme for 2022 is ‘Living Life with a Learning Disability’. Mencap […]

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Train to work with children and young people

Grimsby Institute offer a range of courses that you can take to learn to work with children and young people. PCDL Makaton Free two week course starts September from Thursday, 5.30pm-7.30pm PCDL Introduction to first aid Free two week course, starts September from Thursday evening 5.30pm-7.30pm PCDL Introduction to special educational needs Free two week […]

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Free Distance Learning Courses

Apply online for distance learning courses from Grimsby Institute. These courses are free subject to eligibility. Local parent carers have expressed an interest in taking courses to do with children and young people, and special educational needs and disabilities. These courses may give you the flexibility to learn around your regular commitments. Courses range from […]

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999 British Sign Language App

There is a new police initiative for people with hearing impairments. From today, Friday 17 June, you can use a 999 British Sign Language (BSL) app which will allow deaf people to contact emergency services using a BSL interpreter via video. Find out more. How to use 999 : 999 BSL Vote Up +0 Vote […]

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SEND Newsletter

This is the SEND Newsletter for 13-19 June, 2022. Learning Disability Week 2022 Next week is Learning Disability Week which runs from 20-26 June, 2022. Every year we have Learning Disability Week. It is all about making sure the world hears what life is like if you have a learning disability . The theme of this […]

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Councillors approve new education strategy

NORTH East Lincolnshire Council’s Cabinet have approved a strategy setting out how it will work with local schools, academies and education settings to help children achieve their potential. The Education and Inclusion Strategy was approved by Councillors at a meeting of the Council’s Cabinet last night (Wednesday 15 June 2022). North East Lincolnshire Council’s Education […]

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SEND Newsletter

This is the SEND Newsletter for 6-12 June, 2022. Children’s Transport Survey Tell us about the transport your children use that is paid for by NELC. This could include going to and from school, family contact time and activities. We would like to encourage you to complete this survey with your child present to help capture […]

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Children’s Transport Survey

UPDATE: The Children’s Transport Survey that is to be completed by children and young people has now been added. The first survey is intended for parent carers to complete. You are encouraged to do this with your child. The second survey is for children and young people to complete. We’re currently reviewing our Children’s Transport […]

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Supporting children with PANS and PANDAS in educational settings

PANS is a neuropsychiatric condition which is triggered by a misdirected immune response to a variety of triggers, resulting in various symptoms. PANDAS is a subset of PANS. Take the free CPD accredited training for teachers and SEND Professionals on 13 June from 4-5pm over Teams. Aims: Raising awareness and knowledge about the conditions Consider […]

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SEND Newsletter

This is the SEND Newsletter for 16-22 May, 2022. SEND Revisit Joint area SEND revisit in North East Lincolnshire. The area has made sufficient progress in addressing all three of the significant weaknesses identified at the initial inspection. LEADERS, with a ‘genuine desire’ to work with families, have a ‘firm grasp’ of what is needed […]

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Cleethorpes beach buggies on BBC News

The BBC has posted a video from a local mum who has enjoyed using our adapted beach buggy for people with mobility problems. “Lorna Fillingham described the buggies as a “ticket to freedom” for her daughter Emily-May. “The chairs are available to hire for free from the town’s resort office by Cleethorpes Pier.” Watch the […]

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Council’s SEND services receive praise from Ofsted & CQC

LEADERS, with a ‘genuine desire’ to work with families, have a ‘firm grasp’ of what is needed to support young people with special educational needs. This is one of many areas of praise for members of North East Lincolnshire Council’s SEND (special educational needs) team, following a March revisit by Government inspectors from Ofsted and […]

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SEND weekly parent and carer update

This is the SEND Newsletter for 9- 15 May 2022. SEND Review: Right support, right place, right time You have the chance to share your views on the SEND review green paper. Join our SEND Weekly parent car meeting at 10am on Wed 8 June. Email lauren.Thompson@nelincs.gov.uk for more information.  The government has published a […]

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SEND weekly parent and carer update

This is the SEND Newsletter for 2- 8 May 2022. This week: Deaf Awareness Week This week is Deaf Awareness Week. Have you seen these great story books that have deaf characters? Our children’s storybooks | Parenting a deaf child (ndcs.org.uk) Did you try the recent ‘I can sing a rainbow’ tutorial? It’s part of […]

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