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

This youth sector sharing practice event is an opportunity for youth workers, creative or music leaders and students to develop skills and knowledge, as well as share their experiences and best practice.

It will be an innovative, forward thinking event with a range of workshops and table discussions focussing on specialist areas of work, transferable music skills and sector development.

Lunch will be free of charge, followed by a networking activity and music performance from young people.

Date/Time: 
Friday, 22 November, 2019 -
10:00 to 16:00
Healthcare services BNSSG
10 September, 2019

 

Bristol Community Health is a not-for-profit social enterprise delivering NHS community healthcare services. It has just announced changes to three local health services.

Healthcare in five South West prisons, Bristol children’s services, and diabetic eye screening in Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire will no longer be run by Bristol Community Health, and will be transferred from the social enterprise to new providers.

Following on from the first Safeguarding Community Conversation event in June (notes attached), Felix Road Adventure Playground and Voscur, would like to invite groups and community members from East Central to join us to continue the conversation.

Date/Time: 
Thursday, 26 September, 2019 -
10:00 to 13:30
Social Metrics Commission poverty report
5 August, 2019

 

The Social Metrics Commission has launched its latest report highlighting the scale of tackling poverty across the UK.

The report reveals that 4.5 million people are more than 50% below the poverty line, and 7 million people are living in persistent poverty.

One Bristol Curriculum
31 July, 2019

 

A new city-wide curriculum for schools, the One Bristol Curriculum, will be created to highlight Bristol’s BAME (Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic) history and the achievements of local people from BAME backgrounds. It will also tie into the One City Plan.

16-24-year-olds volunteering survey
29 July, 2019

 

A new survey from the Charities Aid Foundation (CAF) has revealed that those aged 16-24 are more likely to do something for charity than to watch Love Island or other major television programmes.

Funding for Children and Young People projects
18 July, 2019

 

Bristol has a large network of people and organisations working in the children and young people (CYP) sector, but applying for funding can present challenges for everyone.

 

Summer Arts 'Creative Flow Camp' for children

We have designed an Art & Nature Summer Camp for children at the Helios Medical Centre.

Our classes will explore different creative mediums such as:

- Wet on wet water-colour paintings

- Make nature inspired sketch books

- Insect craft making

- STEAM activities including LED's and wearable crafts

- Collage & mixed media

- Pastel nature drawing

Date/Time: 
Wednesday, 24 July, 2019 - 09:30 to Wednesday, 7 August, 2019 - 13:00
8 May, 2019

 

A new Youth Charter will be developed to set out a vision for young people over the next generation and beyond.

The announcement was made last month by Mims Davies, Minister for Sport and Civil Society.

It is hoped it will help address the recent decline in the number of people taking up youth work training and give youth workers the skills they need to best support young people.

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