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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…

Places remaining on January Ofsted Briefing Sessions

Published 27 December 2018

Places are still available on Ofsted Briefing Sessions which are being held on: Monday 7 January 2019 at the Disraeli School in High Wycombe. Tuesday 8 January 2019 at Sivatech in Aylesbury. Both sessions are free and run from 7:15pm to 9:45pm. What are Ofsted…

Available help (and ways to help) this Christmas

Published 10 December 2018

Christmas is a time for sharing, however, it’s easy to get caught up in gift giving for your nearest and dearest and lose sight of those who need help the most. Whether your family need help this Christmas, or you would like to help others…

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…

Providing funded entitlement: flowchart for childcare providers

Published 15 October 2018

Are you a childcare provider offering funded entitlement childcare such as 15 and 30 Hours? A new flowchart will guide you through the processes, from a parent/carer enquiring about their funded entitlement, to the forms you need to submit and to whom. Show me the Flowchart…

Buckinghamshire sees purple to celebrate adoption

Published 12 October 2018

Purple ribbons are decorating Buckinghamshire's towns to celebrate National Adoption Week, and to ask the question: could you adopt? Nationally there's a shortage of adopters, and this is also true in Bucks. During National Adoption Week (15 to 21 October 2018), the County Council's adoption…