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Open letter from MP Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Children and Families

Posted on 25.03.2020.
Vicky Ford, MP Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Children and Families, has asked us to circulate her open letter to children and young people with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND), their parents/carers and families, and all others who support them. The letter covers the…

Update for parents and carers on school closures related to coronavirus (Covid-19)

Posted on 20.03.2020.
Local schools will shortly be asked to distribute the following letter, from the Head of Education, Learning and Skills at South Gloucestershire Council, to all parents and carers. This letter provides information on how South Gloucestershire Local Authority and school leaders will respond to the government’s announcement yesterday…

SGS Pegasus School – a purpose-built learning environment for children with autism

Posted on 19.03.2020.
SGC Pegasus School is a new school located in Patchway, and is intended to create a calm, progressive learning environment for children with a primary diagnosis of autism. Its classrooms have been designed to support young people to learn and thrive without distractions. While the…

Contribute your views to the re-visit of SEND services in South Gloucestershire

Posted on 29.01.2020.
We have been notified by Ofsted and the Care Quality Commission (CQC) that they will carry out a re-visit to evaluate how effectively leaders have addressed the areas of serious weaknesses detailed in the written statement of action (WSOA) for Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND).…

Ofsted and CQC to re-visit SEND services in South Gloucestershire from Monday 10 February

Posted on 28.01.2020.
We have been notified by Ofsted and the Care Quality Commission (CQC) that they will carry out a re-visit to evaluate how effectively leaders have addressed the areas of serious weaknesses detailed in the written statement of action (WSOA) for Special Educational Needs and Disabilities…

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