Special Educational Needs & Family Services

The whole area of SEN is undergoing change in schools.  How it is funded, the role of statements, schools and the local authority is being altered.  Is this going to improve things is difficult to say at this point.  The funding issues are certainly going to be the most contentious.

With all the changes that are occurring,  the Wandsworth Family Information Service website is a useful service for information and contacts:

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The school offer and information on SEN at BP are outlined in the following document:  SEN Information BP School

Our inclusionpolicy adds to the information.

Family services now provide an e letter service with useful links to advice and support.  Click on the following word file and use the attached links to find out more:  Family Info service areas

Here are just some of the local offer of activities and events for your new diaries, with links to the Local Offer website for the full details.  (If you want to know more about Wandsworth’s Local Offer for 0-25 year olds with special educational needs and/or disabilities, you can find full details here – https://goo.gl/BtZl0g )
West Hill Enhanced Children’s Centre has published their Spring 2017 timetable, (attached) which includes lots of activities, workshops and support for 0-5 year olds and their families  https://goo.gl/Htbe5y

Don’t miss our “Can-Do Carers” Coffee Morning at York Gardens Library, (poster attached) Tuesday 7 Feb, 10 am to 12.30  – https://goo.gl/BxHXlZ

Get Set GO 2! This free event is at South Thames College, Wandsworth Campus and is about next steps into education, employment or training for young people, aged 14-25 with special needs and or disabilities. It’s for the young people, many of whom will be coming with their schools, parents, carers and the professionals working with young people. It’s on Monday 27 February, 10 am to 1pm, find out more and book your tickets now –   https://goo.gl/KNl0Kn

Supported Swimming Session – Every other Sunday, next one is on 22 Jan, 2 – 3pm. The Aspire Centre, SW18 5JU. £10 per session for the whole family to swim! https://goo.gl/4G3IY8

LD Tennis – Every other Tuesday, 7 – 8.30pm. The National Tennis Centre, SW15 5JQ. £4 per person. No need to book, just turn up and play! Open to all ages with a learning disability. https://goo.gl/cNiJPN

Autism Multi-Sports Club – Every Wednesday, 5 – 6pm. Tooting Leisure Centre, SW17 0NE. £4 per child (£2 with a valid WAND Card). Open for 5 – 11 years old https://goo.gl/aIw074

Disability Dance – Every Sunday, 10.40 – 11.15am. Wandle Recreation Centre, SW18 4DN. £5 per child. Open for 5 – 16 years old. https://goo.gl/rfYP1K
Youth Group Holiday Activities for 11 to 25 year olds from

Generate https://goo.gl/N7uLVB         George Shearing https://goo.gl/s0BdcP

Holiday childcare for 3 to 13 year olds –

All this and more is on the DCR Update – – https://goo.gl/Jt4dVm, and on the Local Offer website – www.wandsworth.gov.uk/localoffer
CONTACTS:   020 8871 8907    ethain@wandsworth.gov.uk / ldaniels@wandsworth.gov.uk       www.wandsworth.gov.uk/localoffer

 

 

 

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