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
Virtual meeting collaboration
23 July, 2020

 

More than 550 Voluntary, Community and Social Enterprise (VCSE) organisations and academics have signed an open letter to Research England and to UK national newspapers, calling for a review into VCSE sector engagement with universities in the emerging UK Research & Development (R&D) Roadmap

Feeding Bristol Healthy Holidays campaign
16 July, 2020

 

Feeding Bristol has launched its Healthy Holidays fundraising appeal to help more than 14,250 disadvantaged children over the school holidays.

Money raised will go towards providing food and activities in areas of high deprivation. The programme includes a range of activity packs, cooking classes, and cookery films to guide families in making nutritious recipes.

 

This forum, streamed live by Westminster Insight, focuses on tackling domestic abuse, from identifying victims early on, to protecting victims during COVID-19, and understanding perpetrators. 

The Domestic Abuse Bill will also be reviewed at the event. 

A wide range of expert speakers will appear at the forum, including:

Date/Time: 
Tuesday, 3 November, 2020 - 09:00 to 13:45

Supportive Parents have created a virtual hub of local resources and services for young people with additional needs.

In addition to their own SENDIAS service, there's an introduction to a wide range of others providing sport, creative activities, skills, training and mental health support.

The hub is online now.

 

5 June, 2020

 

Barnardos is to launch a new charity partnership to support vulnerable children and young people who are at risk due to COVID-19.

The partnership will be funded using £7 million of the emergency charity sector money allocated to the Department of Education.

See, Hear, Respond will launch on the 15 June and will offer tailored support to children and families to help reduce levels of harm.

 

BAND Ltd is running an online course for staff and managers in childcare and play settings, looking at resilience and mental health in the workplace. 

It will explore what stress is, how to increase resilience, look at what rights and responsibilities you have as an employer and employee, and show how to create a workplace wellbeing plan.

The course is linked to a range of Bristol Standard Dimensions, including relationships and interactions, and staffing, leadership and management. 

This training course will take place via Zoom.

Date/Time: 
Monday, 8 June, 2020 - 10:00 to 13:00

 

Learn how to identify and deal with domestic abuse, and support the parents and children affected by it. We will cover legislation, statistics, children's wellbeing and development, and much more.

We will be using the Bristol Standard Dimensions on topics such as interactions and relationships, play and development, and equality, diversity and inclusion. 

Training will be delivered on Zoom.

Date/Time: 
Friday, 5 June, 2020 - 09:30 to 12:30

 

Come and meet the magristrates at Bristol Civil Justice Centre's open day, and find out about becoming a Family Court magistrate to help local children.

There are currently vacancies for magistrates across Avon, Somerset and Gloucestershire. Magistrates are volunteers who serve the community either in a family court setting or a criminal court setting. You do not need formal qualifications or legal training to become a magistrate, but you will be trained in the role.

Date/Time: 
Monday, 23 March, 2020 - 16:00 to 18:00

 

Forced Marriage Training (CPD accredited – 1 hour) with The Sky Project, a registered Bristol charity working to reduce the number of forced marriage cases in Bristol and the South West.

Sabeena Pirooz will be running another CPD accredited training session for 1 hour. Tickets are £10, plus a small administration fee, which will go straight back into the charity.

This session is aimed at developing an understanding of forced marriage and will cover:

Date/Time: 
Thursday, 19 March, 2020 - 10:00 to 11:15

Pages

Subscribe to RSS - Children and young people