Dimensions

Dimensions of Health and Wellbeing is a free, online tool providing self-care information to support adults, children and young people in Coventry and Warwickshire. Self-care information is tailored to a […]

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Part time job opportunities with SEND Supported

SEND Education Consultant Warwickshire £40 per hour Education Consultant – Cognition and Learning Education Consultant – Communication and Interaction (including Autism) Are you a qualified teacher?  Do you have considerable […]

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COVID-secure Practice Update 08/09/21

SEND Supported is following latest government advice given in    School coronavirus (COVID-19) operational guidance, Updated 27th August 2021 SEND Supported has continued to work safely with pupils on a face-to-face […]

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COVID-secure Practice Update 16/04/21

COVID-Secure Practice Update 4. 16/04/21 SEND Supported is following latest government advice given in    School coronavirus (COVID-19) operational guidance, Updated 6th April 2021 SEND Supported has continued to work safely […]

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COVID-secure Practice Update 10/01/21

Following the latest lockdown and partial closure of schools, SEND Supported is following latest government advice given in:    Restricting attendance during the national lockdown: schools guidance for all schools […]

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Dyslexia Week 2020

This week is the British Dyslexia Association’s Dyslexia Week 2020.  Their theme is ‘Dyslexia Creates’, focusing on the power of dyslexia to create ideas and organisations as well as challenges and barriers.  […]

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COVID-secure Practice information 02/10/20

COVID-SECURE PRACTICE UPDATE 02.10.20 SEND Supported Consultants will take account of the latest government guidance: Schools should ensure that appropriate support is made available for pupils with SEND, for example by […]

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Update – Parent Drop-in

We are not quite ready to resume Parent Drop-ins at The Emscote Centre but will be reviewing the situation at half term. Unfortunately there are no Parent Drop-in sessions scheduled […]

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THINGS TO DO 17 – final issue

THINGS TO DO 17 – final issue! With a focus on play, also read about the Minecraft school tour created by Manchester’s Co-op Academy & find family activities for the […]

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THINGS TO DO Issue 16

In this week’s issue you will find suggestions to help children and young people prepare for returning to school in September; a link to watch a video of the wonderful poem ‘Dear […]

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THINGS TO DO Issue 15

In THINGS TO DO Issue 15 find out how Basil Brush is supporting the work of the NSPCC and Childline, view drama game videos to play at home, and practise […]

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THINGS TO DO Issue 14

In this week’s issue: help to prepare children for life after the Coronavirus outbreak; a useful, short video for parents to provide reassurances to younger children as they return to school and more […]

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THINGS TO DO Issue 13

The learning focus this week is handwriting, with a wealth of downloadable resources for school and home. Read Gemma Peacock’s uplifting poem called, The Rainbow Children; find out more about […]

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THINGS TO DO Issue 12

This week’s Issue of THINGS TO DO focuses on the joy of stories and poems as well as ‘Five Ways To Help Children Heal When Schools Reopen’ – not forgetting […]

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THINGS TO DO Issue 11

With schools beginning to open more widely this week for some children, this week’s edition of THINGS TO DO focuses on supporting schools and families as they consider children returning […]

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THINGS TO DO Issue 10

In THINGS TO DO this week, find out about creative dance sessions for all the family; Autism, My Sibling, and Me, a fun workbook for children 5-10; and the Wellbeing […]

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THINGS TO DO Issue 9

Download THINGS TO DO Issue 9: how to create a Coping Box to help someone through these difficult times; making maths fun and practical through Artful Maths; and a collection […]

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THINGS TO DO Issue 8, out now!

Download THINGS TO DO Issue 8, together with a folder of associated ideas and activites  https://sendsupported.com/resource-type/things-to-do/

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THINGS TO DO Issue 7, out now!

Download THINGS TO DO Issue 7, together with a folder of associated ideas and activites  https://sendsupported.com/resource-type/things-to-do/

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Free phone counselling for families

Funding is available for parents living in Kenilworth, Leamington, Warwick, Southam and Harbury to access up to 10 telephone counselling sessions, from Nilam Gill of Time4Hope. If you are interested […]

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THINGS TO DO Issue 6, out now!

Download THINGS TO DO Issue 6, together with a folder of associated ideas and activites https://sendsupported.com/resource-type/things-to-do/

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THINGS TO DO, Easter Edition out now!

The Easter edition of THINGS TO DO is out now! With a focus this week on fun and well-being, we hope there will be something there for everyone. A very Happy Easter […]

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THINGS TO DO Issue 3 out now!

29th March 2020 9:45 pm Download THINGS TO DO Issue 3, together with a folder of associated ideas and activites. https://sendsupported.com/resource-type/things-to-do/

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THINGS TO DO Issue 2, out now

Download THINGS TO DO Issue 2, together with a folder of associated ideas and activites. https://sendsupported.com/resource-type/things-to-do/

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THINGS TO DO Issue 1 – out today

THINGS TO DO (https://sendsupported.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/Newsletter-Issue-1.pdf) is a weekly newsletter going out to schools and families. It contains links, activities, curriculum ideas and information signposting to things to do in school and […]

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SEND SUPPORTED LAUNCHES ON-LINE SERVICE

With the closure of schools in the UK, we at SEND Supported will continue to provide a service for you and your staff to promote outcomes for learners with Special Educational Needs and […]

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FREE Training for Schools 2019-2020

Dates for this year’s programme of FREE training for schools are now showing on the What’s On pages as well as the Training pages of this website. Look out for […]

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STARS

Studley Autism Reachout and Support The STARS group meets up once every 4- 6 weeks for discussion, support and advice in an informal and friendly way. We are a group […]

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Autism and Education: Good practice guide

This recently published good practice guide is for teachers, parents and local education comissioners. It shows examples of schools, colleges and local authoritie that are effectively supporting their autistic pupils. […]

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Thoughts on Fitting In

Have You Ever Felt Like A Duck In A School Of Fish? Have you ever felt like a duck in a school of fish?  I have. I felt that way […]

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Creative homework solutions

When Troy Forest was given Geography homework on the subject of tectonic plates, he struggled to get started. Then, with some ideas from his Mum Clare, he disappeared upstairs for […]

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SCHOOL PARTNERSHIP PACKAGES 2019 – 2020

Last remaining availability for new schools to secure SEND Supported specialist teacher support for the coming year. If your school would like a visit to discuss services and costs, then please send […]

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Autism One On One dates for 2019

Autism support and social group for families.  We welcome children including siblings. 2019 dates (all Wednesdays apart from December):-6.30pm-8.30pm 13th February 2019 13th March 2019 17th April 2019 15th May […]

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Time4Hope Wellbeing Sessions COURSE NOW FULL

Time4Hope would like to offer parents who live in Stratford and have children and young people with additional needs, 6 wellbeing sessions on:MindfulnessReflexologyMeditationTalk from Springfield MindHealthy EatingRelaxation Sessions begin on […]

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Welcome on board Links Therapy Company.

Links Therapy Company is a small team of experienced Occupational Therapists, Physiotherapists and Speech and Language Therapists specialising in flexible support around your individual requirements.  Links Therapy Company offer one […]

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Dyslexia Training Course

Congratulations to Clair and Jane for writing and delivering a brilliant training package this term. Over 4 sessions (3 hours each), Enhancing Dyslexia Friendly Provision in Secondary Schools was delivered to 2 […]

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Alcester Academy – Parent Workshop

Another successful collaboration with Alcester Academy. On Friday, Clair ran a workshop for parents of Year 11 students – the focus was how to support exam revision. ‘It was useful to […]

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Grandparents Matter Too

            On Tuesday of this week, Entrust Care Partnership hosted the first in a series of 3 workshops for grandparents of children with SEND. Leo […]

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Free training for NQTs

More SEND Supported free training for NQTs is now opened out to all schools in and around Warwickshire, on a first come first served basis. (Paid for places may be available […]

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SEND Supported PRESS RELEASE

“A group of teachers are using their expertise to improve the prospects of pupils with special educations needs across Warwickshire and beyond. Tanya King, of the Coventry and Warwickshire Chamber of Commerce, […]

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AUTISM Parent drop-ins

Are you the parent or carer of a young person with autism? Would you like to connect with other families of children or young people with autism? We are holding monthly […]

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Work Experience Placement

  This month SEND Supported provided its first work experience placement for a Y10 student from North Leamington School. Office duties included photocopying, scanning, website development, typing……and even creating some […]

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Social Entrepreneurs

Entrust Care Partnership is a not for profit Social Enterprise and Company Limited by Guarantee which began offering services for disabled children, young people, and families in 2014. As a […]

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Working with local businesses

Last week Kantar Millward Brown ran a Mental Health Awareness and Wellbeing Week at their Warwick office base. Lucy and Jules represented SEND Supported, leading a workshop on promoting inclusion […]

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FREE TRAINING for partner schools

Transition from primary to secondary school is not easy for pupils who have additional needs.  SEND Supported offers partner secondary schools, with all of their primary feeder schools, a free […]

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Welcome to a new term

What fabulous weather for the start of the Summer Term! We would like to welcome all new partner schools working with us this term. Our office location last week  provided […]

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Clare Viney joins SEND Supported

Send Supported welcomes Clare Viney on board in the new term. Clare has taught for 24 years beginning in mainstream primary and teaching Year 1, Year 2 and Year 5, co-ordinating […]

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SEND Supported relocated

We are pleased to have completed the refurbishment of of our offices and moved in over Easter. Our location at the Emscote Centre in Warwick creates a central base where […]

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A message of thanks

Matt, Megan and Val would like to say a big thank you to everyone who attended George’s funeral earlier this month and also for and all the beautiful cards, stories […]

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SCHOOL PARTNERSHIP PACKAGES 2018 – 2019

Schools are finalising their external specialist provider needs, now that budgets are confirmed for April. A number of academy schools are also confirming or renewing their School Partnership Packages for […]

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Funeral arrangements for George

George’s funeral will be held at St Mary’s Church, Old Square, Warwick CV34 4RA on Thursday 8th March at 10.00 am. All who knew George as friends, colleagues, school staff […]

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2018 starts with training

Happy New Year! SEND Supported starts 2018 with school based training across the county. Schools are benefiting from dyslexia and autism training and workshops in social communication and interaction. If you are […]

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Welcome on board Kate!

Send Supported welcomes Kate Griffiths on board from 1st January. Kate has 21 years’ teaching experience, originally qualifying as a teacher of History and Special Needs.  She has worked in […]

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Parent SEND Support Forum

  The Leamington North Cluster Forum met for the first time on Friday at Lillington Primary School. Thank you Michelle for all the hard work in getting this event off […]

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Congratulations to Lucy age 10

Here is our chosen Christmas card design, printed up and ready to go. Thank you Lucy, age 10, from Stratford for your clever word art design. And a great big […]

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Our first Christmas

We celebrated our first Christmas together with a Christmas ‘do’ at The Leopard in Bishops Tachbrook. Fun was had by all and thank you to our designated drivers Clair, Jo […]

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  Read here  how research from the National Autistic Society Wales shows the number of pupils being taken out of school to be taught at home has doubled in four years […]

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Design a Christmas Card

Design a Christmas card for SEND Supported.  Chosen designs will be printed and sent out by SEND Supported on this our first Christmas. If you are successful, your design will appear […]

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Drawing Diversity

                                         A huge thank you to Sally for hosting this collaboration between SEND Supported and […]

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What a find in Drawing Diversity week!

Autistic artist meets his inspiration The Jacksons, with Carl Edwards ITVhttp://www.itv.com/news/wales/2017-06-26/talented-autistic-artist-meets-his-inspiration-the-jacksons/ Posted by ITV Wales on Monday, June 26, 2017 Chris Baker presented this pencil drawing to the Jacksons in […]

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Looking forward to October

We were very excited to take a look at some of the art work that will be displayed at our first public event next week.  Find out more about  Drawing Diversity, a collaboration […]

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Another week gone in a flash

Another week has gone by in a flash and now all of a sudden it’s autumn. This week we have been out and about making new partnerships and developing our […]

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Working hard and having fun

  Our first team meeting and two birthdays to celebrate. Individual dietary requirements rather restricted the choice of birthday cake but people bravely smiled and insisted Leonie’s  gluten free, vegan, […]

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