Important News regarding school funding

Today the council has announced a public consultation regarding the school budget and High Needs budget for the next financial year 2019/2020. . We strongly advise and encourage you to read this and to feedback through their online survey .

The council have to save £ 3million this year from a potential £12 million accumulated overpsend by the end of March 2019.

South Glos Parents and Carers have asked for two separate meetings in additional to the councils 3 public events. Ours will be just for families with SEND to discuss and ask questions. Please find more info about our meetings on the the following page

Please read the consultation page here

What is an Area SEND Inspection?

What is an Area SEND Inspection?

Inspectors from OFSTED and from CQC (Care Quality Commission) will be completing a joint area inspection on how the Special Education Needs and Disability (SEND) reforms are going in our area next week starting on the 6th Nov. They will be looking at this for ALL children and young people 0-25 with SEND NOT just those with an EHC plan or a statement.

But what is an area inspection ? Read on to find more details.