Events

  • SEND advice clinic (September)

    • Book a 30-minute individual appointment with a worker from SENDIAS, to talk about anything related to your child’s special educational needs or disability. For example, you may want to ask about your child’s support in school or college, EHC plans, SEN transport, health and social care services, disability benefits, and much more. These sessions are for parents who have not previously accessed support from SENDIAS. Booking essential.

      • WHEN
      • 11:00am - 1:00pm Thursday 19th Sep 2019
        • WHERE
        St Mary's Church and Community Centre,
        Bramall Lane,
        Sheffield,
        S2 4QZ
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  • Information session about school exclusions

    • This FREE session will be delivered by SSENDIAS. It is aimed at parents of children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) who are affected by – or at risk of – exclusion from school. The session will cover:

      • the responsibilities of schools for children with SEND
      • what the terms “fixed-term” and “permanent” exclusion mean
      • what meetings to expect and when
      • how you can appeal against an exclusion
      • when an exclusion is not official
      • what alternatives to exclusions schools can use

      Places are limited and booking is essential. Please book via this link.

      • WHEN
      • 10:00am - 12:00pm Friday 27th Sep 2019
        • WHERE
        St Mary's Church and Community Centre,
        Bramall Lane,
        Sheffield,
        S2 4QZ
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  • SEND Inclusion Strategy workshop

    • Sheffield City Council and Sheffield CCG are developing an Inclusion Strategy for Sheffield. The strategy will set their priorities for children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) over the next five years.

      Over the summer, officers have been collecting feedback from parent carers, young people and professionals.

      We are hosting this workshop for parents to look at the feedback received so far. SPCF parent representatives will then take your views to a main co-production session to ensure that your voice is heard when creating the strategy.

      • WHEN
      • 10:00am - 12:00pm Tuesday 1st Oct 2019
      • Tickets
        • WHERE
        St Mary's Church and Community Centre,
        Bramall Lane,
        Sheffield,
        S2 4QZ
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  • Coffee morning with SENDIAS

    • Come and chat to other parents and get information from SENDIAS. There will be tea, coffee and CAKE! Pop in for a few minutes or stay for the whole session – no need to book. We welcome all parent carers, whatever their children’s needs, whether diagnosed or undiagnosed, mild or severe. Pre-schoolers and home-educated children welcome.

      • WHEN
      • 10:30am - 12:00pm Tuesday 8th Oct 2019
        • WHERE
        St Mary's Church and Community Centre,
        Bramall Lane,
        Sheffield,
        S2 4QZ
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  • Taster session: pottery (evening)

    • This is part of a series of taster sessions for stress-busting activities for parent carers, funded by the Big Lottery Fund.

      Come along and play with clay! This is a session for complete beginners, and places are limited to 12 participants. You’ll be able to have a go at handbuilding, sculpting and wheel throwing in a relaxed and friendly environment. An experienced tutor will show you some basic techniques and provide help and guidance as and when needed. You’ll be able to get your piece(s) fired in a kiln and glaze them. Booking essential.

      Please note: The pottery studio does not have disabled access. The session is not suitable for children.

      • WHEN
      • 7:00pm - 9:00pm Tuesday 8th Oct 2019
        • WHERE
        Blue Elephant Pottery Studio,
        Unit 2, Harland Works,
        70 John Street,
        Sheffield,
        S2 4QU
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  • Jumpstars trampolining (October)

    • This is a discounted, disability-friendly trampolining session for children and young people with additional needs and their siblings. £4 per jumper, Sheffield Parent Carer Forum members only. More information

      Please note: Children must be supervised by a responsible adult at all times. To ensure the safety of all participants, high-risk areas such as the Jump Tower and the Parkour area will be CLOSED during this session.

      • WHEN
      • 6:00pm - 7:00pm Tuesday 15th Oct 2019
      • Tickets
        • Disabled child: £4.00
        • Sibling: £4.00
        • Participating adult: £4.00
        • WHERE
        Jump Inc.,
        Meadowhall,
        Vulcan Road,
        Sheffield,
        S9 1EW
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