Monthly Archives: March 2020

Consultation for young people on the independent advocacy service

Independent Advocacy is all about helping children and young people to express themselves and make and influence decisions affecting them. Children and Young People’s statutory entitlement to advocacy is determined by their circumstances, namely their care status, physical and mental health need, special educational needs and disabilities, or their position in the youth justice system. […]

Making Changes Together XXIV Parent conference- CANCELLED

EVENT CANCELLED MCT Durhams 24th Parent carer conference. To help inform and support you with the latest changes in Education,Health and Social Care. YOUR opinion matters! Thursday 14th May 202010.00am – 2.30pm Bishop Suite, Ramside Hall Hotel & Golf Club, Carrville, Durham, DH1 1TD Information Stands and Registration from 9.30am This conference is free, refreshments […]

Official letter with regards to SEND Local area re-inspection 2020

Ofsted and the Care Quality Commission (CQC) re-visited Durham as part of the local area SEND inspection between 22-24 January 2020. This visit followed the previous inspection that took place in 2017 and evaluated how effectively leaders have addressed the areas of serious weaknesses detailed in the written statement of action (WSOA).  Direct link – The inspector said- […]

16-24 yr old Project Choice Supported Internship event.

16-24 yr old Project Choice Supported Internship event. Project Choice Supported Internship Programme is aimed at young people aged between 16-24 years who have an Educational Health Care Plan (EHCP), and would like to learn skills to help them into work. They use both NHS and Non-NHS placements to build skills and confidence in a […]

Autism awareness / acceptance week event. NOW CANCELLED

EVENT CANCELLED To celebrate Autism awareness / acceptance week we have been involved with arranging an Autism event together with the local authority and other local organisations within our partnership. There will be information stalls and workshops at County Hall on Thursday 2nd April from 10am onwards. Information on stands and details on workshops will […]

Get the most out of your max card this year with the best deals of 2020 . Some with massive savings

* Bowes Museum – Free for family of 4. * Washington Old hall- Free for a family * Killhope Lead mining museum- Free family of 4 * Fountains Abbey, North Yorks – Free family of 4 * Botanic Garden , Durham – Free entry * Oriental museum, Durham- Free entry * Cherryburn- Free entry for […]

Important information with regards to some of our workshops this week!

SEN law and Moving into adulthood workshops which were due to take place Tomorrow ( Tuesday 3rd March 2020) and Wednesday ( 4th March 2020) have been cancelled due to no / low sign up. We still have places left on our other workshops ( more information is on our website events and news) so […]