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Childcare Survey for Parents of School-Aged Children with SEND

As part of the Manchester City Council’s childcare sufficiency assessment, we hope to find out more about access to childcare outside of the core school day for children with Special Educational Needs and/or Disabilities (SEND). If you are a parent/carer of a school-aged child

By |2023-10-09T12:47:34+01:00September 26th, 2023|Categories: Get Involved, Parent-Carer Feedback|Tags: , |

Post-16 Education – What’s Important to You and Your Young Person?

We recently hosted two focus group sessions for Manchester City Council's post-16 commissioning team to listen to the views of parents and carers around post-16 education and training, including their journey beyond college: Preparing for Adulthood. We are very grateful to all the parents

Manchester SEND Survey 2022

We have just published this year's SEND Survey, with the aim of getting parents' & carers' views on how Manchester City Council, Education, Health, and Social Care settings/services have performed in terms of meeting the needs of our children and young people aged 0-25 with

By |2023-03-02T01:36:15+00:00January 31st, 2023|Categories: Get Involved, Parent-Carer Feedback|Tags: , , , , , |

Manchester SEND Survey 2021

We have just published this year's SEND Survey, with the aim of getting parents' & carers' views on how Manchester City Council, Education, Health, and Social Care settings/services have done in terms of meeting the needs of our children and young people aged 0-25

By |2022-02-07T13:28:28+00:00February 7th, 2022|Categories: Parent-Carer Feedback|Tags: , , , , , |

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

Letter from Manchester City Council Re: Local Area SEND Inspection

Today, we received the following letter from Manchester City Council, where they give an overview of what happens during a Local Area SEND Inspection and ask parents & carers to take part in a survey that Ofsted & the Care Quality Commission (CQC) published as

Opportunities to Influence Children’s Services

We've been informed that Manchester will be dedicating 2022 as the "Year of the Child" - a year to celebrate and further support children and young people in Manchester. As part of this city-wide campaign, they will create a programme of activities, opportunities and experiences

Information, Advice and Support Manchester’s (IASM) Working Practice

Information, Advice and Support Manchester (IASM) wants to find out if their new way of working during the coronavirus pandemic is suitable to families. Please answer the quick survey below (2 minutes) to help improve our local SENDIASS (Special Educational Needs and/or Disability IAS Service).

By |2020-09-04T15:37:19+01:00September 4th, 2020|Categories: Information Sharing, Parent-Carer Feedback|Tags: , , , , , |

A Letter to Parent-Carers from Manchester’s SEND Lead

Manchester City Council's SEND Lead, Julie Hicklin | Photo Credit: Preparing for Adulthood Julie Hicklin, Manchester City Council's Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND) Lead, recently sent us a letter to be shared to parent-carers of children and young people with SEND in Manchester.

By |2019-03-19T17:36:16+00:00February 27th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , |