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Get your free flu jab

Published 21 November 2019

Did you know that all pregnant women are entitled to a free flu vaccine? Even normally fit and healthy people can be struck down with the flu so it’s always worth taking action to protect yourself if you can. Symptoms of the flu include a…

Whole School SEND CPD events by NASEN (London and the South East)

Published 19 November 2019

Free whole School SEND CPD (Continuing Professional Development) events taking place across the region for schools and staff. Run by NASEN (The National Association for Special Educational Needs). Distributive Leadership A whole School SEND CPD Event for SENCOs, Head Teachers, Governors and Senior Leaders. This conference…

Advisory Sessions for ASD, Language and Cognition and Learning

Published 15 November 2019

The Integrated SEN Team has opened up access for schools to receive early help, advice, support and strategies for meeting the needs of pupils with SEND from the STS ASD team, Language team and Cognition and Learning team. This service is offered free to all…

Have your say on the future Buckinghamshire Council

Published 04 November 2019

Your council, your services, your views - have your say on the future Buckinghamshire Council. As the launch of the new Buckinghamshire Council approaches, people are being asked for their views on the priorities and budget for the new council for its first financial year.…

The New Family Support Service has launched

Published 02 September 2019

A new Family Support Service offering wide-ranging advice, help and information to Buckinghamshire families has been launched today by the County Council. The new Buckinghamshire Family Support Service will offer support, services and activities for local families from a network of 16 new family centres, spread…

Self Care Summer | Self-care approaches of children and young people

Published 09 August 2019

The Anna Freud National Centre for Children and Families, who host the On My Mind | Mental Health Support Website have launched their latest campaign called Self Care Summer. Throughout Self Care Summer, children, young people, parents and carers are encouraged to try self-care strategies and share…

Update from the Head of Integrated SEND | 19 July 2019

Published 09 August 2019

This is an update from the Head of Integrated SEND Service at Buckinghamshire County Council, Hero Slinn. This update can be downloaded from the "Downloads" section below. Having been in post for a term as Head of Integrated SEND at Buckinghamshire County Council, I wanted to write…

Keeping school holiday costs down

Published 15 July 2019

Christmas? Summer? If we are defining the most expensive time of the year for families, it’s a tough call. Whereas gifts hammer our December bank balances, during the summer months, it is time, childcare, activities and food. There’s no denying the excitement kids feel when…

5 reasons to make the most of the summer holidays

Published 12 July 2019

School holidays, at this time of year it seems no sooner has one finished; the next is just around the corner. Some parents and carers love them and others dread them – or at least the juggling of work and commitments. But before you panic,…