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Coronavirus: Family Information and Updates

The current situation is causing a lot of worry and anxiety for children, young people, parents and carers. We will endeavour to update you with the latest information and resources More…

The current situation is causing a lot of worry and anxiety for children, young people, parents and carers. We will endeavour to update you with the latest information and resources to support you and your family whilst you are at home.

Please visit the BCP Family Information Directory webpage for information on:

  • SEND Government Information
  • Support from Division of Educational Psychology
  • Looking after Families in Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole
  • School's Information and FAQ's

27 March 2020

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Minister Ford's Open Letter to the SEND Sector re Covid-19

Letter to SEND sector
This is a particularly challenging time for children and young people with SEND, their families and those who work to support and care for them. Vicky Ford, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Children and Families, has written an open letter with key guidance, outlining how… Read full article

Key Worker Childcare Assistance

Childcare for Key Workers
If you have been indentified as a key workerand need help finding local childcare, please contact the Family Information Service who have a dedicated team on hand to help and advise you.  Tel: 01202 261970    Email: earlyyears.continuity@bcpcouncil.gov.uk 25 March 2020 Read full article

Support with home educating during the Coronavirus outbreak

Support with home educating
Many schools have set their own learning. However, if you need something else to keep your children usefully occupied check out 'Resources for Educating Children and Young People at Home' which has been compiled by home educators. You will find the list on pp7-10 in the… Read full article