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    • 20th May 2019
    • Sheffield City Council and Sheffield Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) have published an action plan that sets out how they will address a range of issues affecting children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND).

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    • 13th May 2019
    • Sheffield has received government approval to create a new special free school. This is in addition to another new special school, sponsored by Nexus Multi Academy Trust, which is already in development and due to open in 2020 on the site of the former Norfolk Park special school.

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    • 13th May 2019
    • We are delighted that we have received almost £10,000 from the National Lottery Community Fund. This money will be used to hold a series of events for parent carers, which will include information workshops and taster sessions for stress-busting activities like yoga, meditation, art and pottery. We are currently putting together a programme, and you’ll soon be able to book onto these sessions via our website.

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    • 13th May 2019
    • We have reached an important milestone by signing up our 2,000th member. This makes us one of the largest parent carer forums in the country! The 2,000th member is Carmel, who lives in Waterthorpe with her partner Nick and their three children.

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    • 24th April 2019
    • A huge thank you to everyone who took part in our State of Sheffield survey! We had a fantastic response, with over 700 parents completing the questionnaire. The survey repeated many of the questions we had posed in a previous questionnaire, back in 2014. We found that on most fronts, things have become worse.

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    • 25th January 2019
    • Today, inspectors from Ofsted and the Care Quality Commission published their findings from a week-long visit to Sheffield in November 2018. Download the report The purpose of the inspection was to assess how well the local area identifies and meets the needs of children and young people aged 0-25 years who have special educational needs and/or disabilities (SEND).

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