There are about 9000 children and young people in Bristol with special educational needs or a disability (SEND).

Organisations across Bristol’s Children and Families Partnership are currently working together to help ensure these children and young people achieve the outcomes set out in the Children, Young People and Families Strategy.

Date/Time: 
Thursday, 20 July, 2017 -
10:00 to 12:00
25 February, 2019

Bristol Safeguarding Children Board will be holding a CSG Masterclass for those nominated as CSG champions on 16 April. Nominations need to be received by 28 February.

Once the list of champions has been received, the board will finalise its list in order to ensure good representation across the service.

To submit your nomination, email Kerry Williams at: bscb@bristol.gcsx.gov.uk or call: 01173521761

This free event, with lunch provided, is part of the Youth Sector Support Fund (YSSF) work carried out by Voscur, Quartet Community Foundation and Bristol City Council. The YSSF helps youth-focused organisations from the Voluntary, Community and Social Enterprise (VCSE) sector reach more young people and be more sustainable.

Date/Time: 
Thursday, 21 March, 2019 -
10:00 to 16:00
12 February, 2019

 

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7 January, 2019

 

Four projects based in Bristol have been awarded funding through the government’s £11.5 million Building Connections loneliness fund.

18 December, 2018

 

The Education Secretary Damian Hinds has announced an additional £250 million to councils over the next two years to support children with Special Educational Needs (SEND).

The other £100 million will be used to create more specialist places in mainstream schools, with aim of giving more children and young people access to a good school or college place that meets their individual needs.

17 December, 2018

 

Do you work with children in Bristol? Do you think we can improve how we safeguard the children we work with? The Bristol Safeguarding Children Board wants to hear from you about your idea to empower children and families receiving services.

12 December, 2018

 

Next week is your last chance to submit your response to Bristol City Council's consultation on its budget. The deadline for responses is midnight on Monday 17 of December. We've published our response below in advance of submitting it to give Bristol's VCSE sector the opportunity to comment and contribute.

3 December, 2018

 

Advocate: Jackie Citron

Board Chair: Sally Lewis

Date of meeting: 14 November 2018

 

Relevant discussions:

Jackie has offered to become involved in the new Contextual Safeguarding Subgroup given previous experience and current role working with HSB. She has been invited to monthly meetings from Dec 18.

26 November, 2018

 

The government has announced a new VCSE Health and Wellbeing Fund for organisations that support children and young people with their mental health.

The funding is for three years and is aimed at expanding and evaluating existing projects that are both successful and innovative and that:

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