Together achieving better decisions and brighter futures for Manchester families of children and young people aged 0-25 with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND)

BECOME A MEMBER

The Manchester Parent Champions are members of our Manchester Working Together Network.

You can learn more about them on their MWTN page: http://manchesterparentcarerforum.org.uk/manchester-working-together-network/manchester-parent-champions

You can also read more on the Local Offer website: https://hsm.manchester.gov.uk/kb5/manchester/directory/advice.page?id=tUaUQpQBfvI

Below are some articles we published relating to the Manchester Parent Champions.

How to Get Involved with the Local Area SEND Inspection

Ofsted and Care Quality Commission (CQC) inspectors will be coming to Manchester next week to assess how effective our local area is at identifying and meeting the needs of children & young people who have Special Educational Needs and/or Disabilities (SEND). The inspection will

SEND Local Offer Drop-in

The drop-ins normally happen on a rotating basis across North, Central and South Manchester. We are aiming to resume face-to-face drop-ins by November 2021. However, this may change depending on Covid restrictions. Please follow our Facebook page and/or subscribe to the SEND Local Offer newsletter

Virtual SEND Parent Drop-in

This virtual drop-in is happening in place of the monthly SEND Early Help Local Offer Drop-ins that normally happen on a rotating basis across the city.We are aiming to resume face-to-face drop-ins by November 2021. Please follow our Facebook page and/or subscribe to the Local

Short Breaks Innovation Session

You are invited to a Short Breaks Innovation Session where Manchester City Council will be listening to parents and carers, to look at what’s working well and what we could do differently with regards to the Short Breaks offer in our city. Please note

Home-to-School Transport Issues

Over the past few months, we've heard from a number of parents and carers about issues they've encountered with regards to school transport. We raised your concerns, as well as a request to make public the home-to-school transport policy, to strategic contacts within Manchester

Virtual SEND Parent Drop-in

This virtual drop-in is happening in place of the monthly SEND Early Help Local Offer Drop-ins that normally happen on a rotating basis across the city. Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the drop-ins will be done virtually until further notice. The SEND Local Offer Drop-in

Virtual SEND Parent Drop-in

This virtual drop-in is happening in place of the monthly SEND Early Help Local Offer Drop-ins that normally happen on a rotating basis across the city. Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the drop-ins will be done virtually until further notice. This virtual drop-in is for

Local Area SEND Interim Visit

Back in March, Manchester was 'visited' by Ofsted and the Care Quality Commission (CQC) for what is called a local area SEND interim visit. As part of their visit, inspectors met with local area leaders from Education, Health, Social Care, and parent/carer organisations such as

Virtual SEND Parent Drop-in

This virtual drop-in is happening in place of the monthly SEND Early Help Local Offer Drop-ins that normally happen on a rotating basis across the city. Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the drop-ins will be done virtually until further notice. This virtual drop-in is for

Virtual SEND Parent Drop-in

This virtual drop-in is happening in place of the monthly SEND Early Help Local Offer Drop-ins that normally happen on a rotating basis across the city. Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the drop-ins will be done virtually until further notice. This virtual drop-in is for