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Children's Short Breaks Strategy for 2018 to 2022

Published 08 February 2019

The new Children's Short Breaks strategy for 2018 to 2022 is now available. This document tells you how Buckinghamshire County Council want short breaks to help disabled children and young people. It also tells you how short breaks can support parents, carers and families.  View the Children's Short…

BucksConnected: A Wellbeing project for Young People

Published 05 February 2019

What is Bucksconnected Bucksconnected is a Youth Service project which helps 11 to 19 year olds(up to 25 years with a disability) develop emotional resilience, social and independence skills. The small group work project explores issues such as emotional intelligence and resilience, identity, relationships, risky…

Children's Centre Closures and Late Opening | 23 January 2019

Published 23 January 2019

There are some children’s centre closures today as a result of the weather: Disraeli Hazlemere and Loudwater Prestwood and Missenden In addition, Aylesbury (Oakfield and Bedgrove) Children’s Centre will be closed this afternoon.

Making it easier to search by age

Published 23 January 2019

As  a result of user feedback, we are adding more age groups to our website to make it easier to find the most suitable activities, services and organisations for you and your family. As you are searching the website, you may see more age groups…

K'Bro | Emotional Resiliency App for Young People

Published 18 January 2019

Have you heard of K'Bro? K'Bro is an Emotional Resiliency App for Young People. Basically, K'Bro is a safe place and game where you can express how you are feeling and support others too. You can join tribes which are anonymous online communities. The What's up…

Free, Inclusive PE training for school staff and teachers

Published 14 January 2019

Sainsbury’s Active Kids for All is running an Inclusive PE Training Programme in Beaconsfield for schools and teachers in Buckinghamshire. The initiative hopes to ensure young disabled people are included in PE and school sport within mainstream schools by training PE teachers, school staff and trainee…

SEND Stories | South Bucks School Sport Partnership Newsletter

Published 04 December 2018

The South Bucks School Sport Partnership have released their December 2018 newsletter featuring many great SEND stories. Highlights include: Inclusive Health Checks Award for removing barriers to sport Buckinghamshire and Milton Keynes Sport Awards Chance to try inclusive activities (Wheelpower) SEND Youth forum View the…

Short Breaks: have your say via the survey and drop-in sessions

Published 12 November 2018

What are short breaks? Short breaks are for people who are normally cared for in their own home by a family member or friend who is not paid for their caring tasks. For children they help develop independence and can boost physical and emotional health. …

Free textbook for students covering financial education

Published 08 November 2018

The charity "Young Money" and Martin Lewis OBE have announced that they are sending financial education textbooks to all state funded English secondary schools in 2018 and 2019. They will be funded by a £325,000 pledge from Martin Lewis OBE himself, founder of the money…

Kooth: online counselling and emotional well-being platform for children and young people

Published 22 October 2018

A free online service called Kooth has been launched help young people with their mental and emotional heath. Kooth is an anonymous online support service for young people aged 11 to 19 years allowing you to chat anonymously to professional counsellors. Asking for help is…