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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 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 […]
  • 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 […]
  • 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 […]
  • 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 […]
  • 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 […]
  • Weekly SEND Parent/Carer Update
    School Read the latest COVID guidance on 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 […]
  • 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 […]
  • What parents and carers need to know about early years providers, schools and colleges during COVID-19
    Read the full article on, ‘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 […]
  • Pick the picture! Which picture should we use as our SEND News image?
    Which style of picture should we use as our SEND News image? There are four styles in the running. Tell us what you think and vote on your favourite style or styles. Do you have a favourite? Can you think of something better? Let us know if you like the style of […]
  • Creative Connections competition
    The Creative Connections Competition is open from 1- 31 March this year. Creative Connections is a competition organised locally by young people from Youth Action group for young people as part of a Young Advisors lottery funded project.  The theme is ‘reducing loneliness and isolation through creating connections’ and is open to […]
  • 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 […]
  • 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 […]
  • 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 […]
  • Fast track support for teachers and key workers
    As key workers, teachers are encouraged to use the COVID support line if they need support for their mental health and wellbeing. Call 01472 256256 option 3 for 24/7 support from trained professionals. During some local workshops for young people NAViGO learned that some teachers were experiencing stress and anxiety. It was […]

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