Latest News While School is Closed

Thursday 4th June 2020

A New Flyer from HYM’s has been produced for students and parents with a diagnosis of ASD – it can be accessed from the link below.

Telephone Helpline Flyer

Wednesday 13th MAY 2020

Stockport College is having its first virtual open day on Wednesday 20th May 2pm-4pm. Click on the link below for more information and how to sign up:

https://stockport.ac.uk/the-college/news/virtual-open-event-1

Stockport Local Area response to the Government announcement by Boris Johnson on 10th May 2020:

CLICK HERE – Message to parents May 20th

Two more updates from the Government for parents and carers

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/closure-of-educational-settings-information-for-parents-and-carers/closure-of-educational-settings-information-for-parents-and-carers

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/closure-of-educational-settings-information-for-parents-and-carers/reopening-schools-and-other-educational-settings-from-1-june

SEND Improvement Journey E-newsletter (10/05/20)

https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/UKSMBC/bulletins/287685b

And finally – some pictures of the fabulous work that has been going on in the Pendlebury Centre over the last week:

Thursday 7th May 2020

Ten ways for parents to help children cope with change:

CHANGE – TIPS FOR PARENTS

Tuesday 5th May 2020

Please access the links below for useful information regarding staying safe online during lockdown:

https://www.thinkuknow.co.uk/parents/Support-tools/home-activity-worksheets/?utm_source=Thinkuknow&utm_campaign=f4fd0dd4ee-TUK_ONLINE_SAFETY_AT_HOME_05_05_20&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_0b54505554-f4fd0dd4ee-54985709

https://parentinfo.org/article/child-online-safety-during-lockdown-where-to-report?utm_source=Thinkuknow&utm_campaign=f4fd0dd4ee-TUK_ONLINE_SAFETY_AT_HOME_05_05_20&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_0b54505554-f4fd0dd4ee-54985709

Well-being top tips for families:

Relational Round Up May 1

Updated Government guidance for parents and carers on the closure of educational settings:

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/closure-of-educational-settings-information-for-parents-and-carers

Monday 4th May 2020

Help and support for schools and families to help deal with bereavement and loss

Dealing with grief and loss in the face of COVID-19

Loss and Bereavement booklet incl Coronavirus

Friday 1st May 2020

Some general advice for parents/carers about what to do if your child becomes unwell during the Coronavirus pandemic

Parent_Guide_COVID-19

Helpful information from Stockport MBC to help you and your family

https://stockport.fsd.org.uk/kb5/stockport/fsd/advice.page?id=zPgonwIQaX0

Thursday 30th April 2020

The amazing work has continued this week! Students have worked very hard on some favourite food lego prints, planting basil and chives in homemade pots and a fabulous joint effort rainbow cake! (As well as working on some science and maths)

thur 30 april 2020

Thursday 23rd April 2020

There has been some fantastic work going on in the Centre this week – Love heart tissue paper window rainbows for the NHS and some amazing oxidisation tattooed bananas!

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Monday 20th April 2020

Please find below an updated version of Government guidance for parents and carers on the closure of educational settings. It includes online educational resources and support for vulnerable children:

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/closure-of-educational-settings-information-for-parents-and-carers

Wednesday 15th April 2020

Here in a link to a website that ARC (Arts for Recovery in the Community) have launched. Each week they will be adding a new activity sheet – have fun!

http://www.keepingustogether.org.uk/activities/activity2/instructions/activity2_intructions.jpg

An update on SEN – your questions answered:

Updating your SEN information report in light of COVID

Thursday 9th April 2020

New service available  – HYMS crisis number (24 hour – for young people, adults/carers etc)

Phone:   0333 200 4339

Wednesday 8th April 2020

Please find below a link to some very useful information for parents/carers on Anxiety in Children and the Corona Virus – 12 Practical Ideas for Home.

Anxiety in children and the Coronavirus

Friday 3rd April 2020

Year 11 GCSE Examination Update

Further information has now been released on how qualifications will be graded and awarded in summer 2020. Please click on the links below:

Letter to students:

https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/880613/Letter_to_students_-_Summer_2020_grading.pdf

Guidance for students, parents and carers:

https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/880612/Summer_2020_grades_for_GCSE_AS_A_level_guidance_for_teachers_students_parents_FINAL_UPDATED_21APR2020.pdf

The BBC have also produced an easy read version, please click on the link below:

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-52145358

And finally for today, the latest SEND e-newsletter

Issue 15 3.4.20 FINAL

Wednesday 1st April 2020

An update – latest information from the Children’s commissioner:

Issue 13 1st April 2020

Please find below the latest SEND e-newsletter for Parents/carers offering lots of useful information and advice.

SEND e-newsletter March 2020

The Department for Education have updated some of their information for parents/carers.

Full details on Guidance for parents and carers: keeping children safe online can be found in section 6.3 Please click on the link below:

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/closure-of-educational-settings-information-for-parents-and-carers

Hand washing advice – the latest video:

https://www.gov.uk/guidance/coronavirus-covid-19-information-for-the-public

The Department for Education coronavirus helpline is available to answer questions about COVID-19 relating to education and children’s social care. Staff, parents and young people can contact this helpline as follows:

Phone: 0800 046 8687
Opening hours: 8am to 6pm (Monday to Friday), 10am to 4pm (Saturday to Sunday)

Friday 27th March 2020

Please find below a letter to parents/carers from the Director of Children’s Services:

A message to parents 27-03-20

COVID-19 UPDATE 25/03/20 09:23am

Vicky Ford MP – a minister for education – has written to the SEND / Alternative Provider sector to express support during this difficult time:

Minister Ford’s open letter to the SEND sector (002)

Stockport have launched a “Stockport Health Visiting & School Nursing Advice Line 0-16 Years” Please click on the information below:

advice line advert

COVID-19 UPDATE 24/03/20 09:50am

Letter to parents/carers 24/3/20

Helping each other to cope with the stress of COVID19

IMPORTANT information COVID-19 updated Sunday 22nd March 2020

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The Local Authority have set up an email address for any parent/carer to raise any concerns they may still have

school.enquiries@stockport.gov.uk

 

Letter to parents  Friday 20th March 2020

Letter for website 20th March

 

Please click on the link below for further information regarding COVID-19

Pendlebury Centre Covid-19 INFORMATION

The most recent guidance on Social distancing

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/covid-19-guidance-on-social-distancing-and-for-vulnerable-people/guidance-on-social-distancing-for-everyone-in-the-uk-and-protecting-older-people-and-vulnerable-adults