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Home to school transport from 8 March

With the full re-opening of schools from Monday, 8 March, 2021 all home to school transport arrangements will revert to their pre-lockdown arrangements, as they were at the end of term in December 2020. This means that: If your child has not attended since December They have been attending but travelling on a different school […]

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A Special approach to making it REAL

Join a fun Microsoft Teams workshop to raise your child’s early achievement in literacy. Have you got a young child? Do you think they may have a special educational need or disability? Join a workshop to find out how to improve their literacy through activities and play. You will receive a fun filled treasure chest […]

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Turn on the subtitles!

Turn on the subtitles when your child is watching video’s on their mobile device or the TV. Watch Stephen Fry’s short video explaining the ‘magic’ that can happen to your child’s literacy if you turn on the subtitles. Stephen said, “Research has shown that they can double their chance of a child becoming good at […]

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Speech and language services survey launched

Speech and language services supports many children and young people in our area to overcome difficulties in how they communicate or with eating, drinking and swallowing. They are vital services to help children and young people get the most out of these important years of their lives and support their families. Currently the service is […]

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Occupational Therapy survey launched

Occupational therapy supports many children and young people in our area to overcome challenges and be able to take part activities that are important to them alongside their families, friends and classmates. In North East Lincolnshire we are committed to improving access to these important services and we’re keen to hear the views of families, […]

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Juggling Lockdown activities? Get free circus kit

Keep your children occupied with free circus kit. They can learn a new skill while learning to juggle, spin plates and more. “Roll up roll up !! Ladies & Gentlemen, Boys & Girls!  “We welcome you all to the Stay Safe Circus!!! “Funded by the National Lottery Community Fund and delivered by Earthbound Misfits Ltd the “Stay Safe […]

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Weekly SEND Parent/Carer Update

School Read the latest COVID guidance on Gov.uk and local guidance on North East Lincolnshire Council’s website. Read this Department for Education post on returning to school on March 8. Follow the Department for Education on social media for back-to-school updates. This week attendance at school by children with an EHCP Plan was 45.9% nationally […]

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All students to return to school and college from 8 March and what you need to know

Read this blog post from the Department for Educaiton on returning to school on 8 March. From Monday 8 March, schools and colleges will open to all pupils with asymptomatic COVID-19 testing in place. University students on practical courses will also return on Monday 8 March. The return of all pupils is a priority in […]

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What parents and carers need to know about early years providers, schools and colleges during COVID-19

Read the full article on Gov.uk, ‘What parents and carers need to know about early years providers, schools and colleges during COVID-19‘. Information for parents and carers about attending schools, nurseries and colleges in the spring term 2021. This update includes information on: attending school and college, confirming that all children and students will return […]

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Live chat function on SENDIASS website

“At the beginning of February North East Lincolnshire SENDIASS launched our new website. Please take a look at it and feel free to save the URL to your favourites and pass our details on to anyone who this may be helpful to. “The SENDIASS website includes specific information about the service we offer along with […]

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Free for one week- Anxiety: Supporting Teens to Support Themselves

This week you can access our course Anxiety: Supporting Teens to Support Themselves for free. This course is written with parents and carers primarily in mind, but the ideas here could easily be adapted for use by people working with young people or you could use them to deliver workshops or discussion sessions to parents or […]

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SEND Annual surveys extended

The SEND Annual surveys have been extended until 8 March. The survey only takes about five minutes to complete. I am a child or young person I am a parent or carer Both surveys can be found on the ‘Have your say‘ page. What you tell us makes a real difference to what we can […]

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24/7 access to books and magazines using Libby Reading App

NORTH East Lincolnshire’s residents can browse, borrow and enjoy even more eBooks, eAudiobooks and eMagazines from Lincs Inspire Libraries through the award-winning Libby reading app. Digital books, previously available through the RBdigital app, will be moved to the library’s OverDrive service and made available through Libby from Tuesday, February 23. OverDrive, the leading digital reading platform for libraries […]

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SENDIASS training for parents and carers

When Things Go Wrong Thursday, 25 February, 10am – 12.30pmAn information session for parents and carers of children with a special educational need. Will provide general information about how to raise a concern or how to make a formal complaint. Book a place. SEN Support Thursday 25, March, 12.30pm – 2.30pmThis training will raise awareness […]

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Half-term lockdown activities

Read the full article from Parentkind – Lockdown Activity List to help keep children active during half-term. The Children and Families Minister, Vicky Ford MP, has launched the Lockdown Activity List to provide activity ideas to keep primary-aged children engaged over the February half-term, all of which are free or low cost.   The Department […]

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