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Weekly wycombe newsletter 9th July 2021

Message on behalf of DfE, SEND Division: Dear colleagues, The lifting of Covid restrictions in education settings will take place in line with the general removal of restrictions for England at Step 4. Subject to a final review of the data next week, these legal restrictions will end on Monday 19 July. We are changing the controls that apply in early years, schools, colleges, and higher education institutions to maintain a baseline of protective measures while maximising attendance and…

Wellbeing resources

Local Directory of Mental Health and Emotional Wellbeing Resources To access a searchable local directly of Buckinghamshire organisations which support wellbeing in school communities based on the principles of social scaffolding, as shared in the DfE Wellbeing for Education training offered to all Buckinghamshire schools, please click here. Buckinghamshire Wellbeing Resources | Connecting Bucks Schools. ) Bucks 24/7 mental health helpline If you need to speak to someone, the new Bucks…

Wellbeing support for Buckinghamshire schools

The COVID-19 pandemic, the lockdown and closure of educational settings has resulted in a need for universal well-being support for children and young people across Buckinghamshire to prevent new mental health issues emerging or worsening, and ensure that those children and young people with existing mental health conditions access the right support. School leaders, Teachers and other education staff are needing support to recognise and understand the range of children and young people’s rea…

Wellbeing support for headteachers and senior leaders

Buckinghamshire Council and Aspire are now in a position to open up the second round of individual coaching for Buckinghamshire school leaders, including SLT, at no cost to schools or individuals. We have 8 spaces available for this second round. This consists of five 45 minute sessions led by NLE level coaches. These sessions are free for all schools to access. Feedback from the first round of individual coaching sessions has been overwhelmingly positive. For more information and to r…

Wellbeing support for pupils and students

Additional Support for Children and Young People Aspire Schools have opened up capacity to support children and young people who require additional support with their wellbeing because of Covi-19. Aspire have contacted all schools with regards to the referral process for this additional support. Any questions or queries regarding this support, email: Eleanor Bernardes EBernardes@aspireap.org.uk Well-being support for pupils and families Lots of information and resources to help y…

Wellbeing support for school staff

DfE Well-being for Education Return Training details A new national training package, tailored to a Buckinghamshire context, has been delivered to one member of staff in each school and college across Buckinghamshire. This provides guidance and resources for education staff on responding to the impact of Covid-19 on the wellbeing of their students and pupils. All schools were asked to nominate a member of staff to attend the training. The DfE advised that the nominated member of staff cou…

Wing Liaison Group

Writing – to improve the independent writing of the children. Description Explore alternative methods of promoting truly independent creative and other genre writing, and to evaluate within the group the degree of success Outcomes Overall improvement in the quality of independent writing

Wycombe

Who we are and how to contact us The Wycombe integrated SEND team Our newsletters View our weekly SEND newsletters Wycombe escalation protocol As an integrated service we support children/young people, their families and settings to achieve the best possible outcomes for all. If you feel that the service is not supporting the delivery of these outcomes in the way that it should, you can escalate your concerns using the following procedure. Escalation protocol EHCO/SENCO Wor…

Wycombe escalation protocol

If you feel that the service is not supporting the delivery of outcomes in the way that it should, you can escalate your concerns using the following procedure. Step 1 Contact your designated Education, Health and Care Co-ordinator (EHCCo). You can find the most up-to-date list on our Local Offer by clicking the link below. Buckinghamshire SEND Local Offer - EHC Coordinators Their email is their firstname.lastname@buckinghamshire.gov.uk If your concern is still not addressed to y…

Wycombe North Liaison Group

The impact of building resilience in pupils to raise outcomes across all ages. Description Using resilience toolkits – such as university of Oxford / REST by Jigsaw / VBE resilience toolkit. Outcomes Quantitative Outcomes: Increase the percentage of pupils reaching GD in Writing / Reading / Mathematics at the end of KS2 Increase the percentage of pupils achieving expected standard in RWM across the liaison group Improve attendance data Qualitive Outcomes:…

Wycombe SEND newsletters

Weekly SEND newsletters from your Wycombe Team Latest newsletter Wycombe Weekly Newsletter 9th September 2021 Previous newsletters Wycombe Summer Term Newsletter 2021 Wycombe weekly newsletter 9th July 2021 Wycombe weekly newsletter 2nd July 2021 Wycombe weekly newsletter 26th June 2021 Wycombe weekly newsletter 25th June 2021 Wycombe weekly newsletter 18th June 2021 Wycombe weekly newsletter 11th June 2021 Wycombe weekly newsletter 21st May 2021 Wycombe week…

Wycombe Weekly Newseltter - Summer Term 2021

CYP Therapies New Website: We are excited to share that the CYP Therapies website has been redesigned – please take a look here: Children and young people's therapies - Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust - CYP Website (buckshealthcare.nhs.uk) The OT and Physio pages are now live with more resources and information to be added over the coming months. The SALT webpages will migrate across over the summer, but for now, the old website is still active and can either be accessed via the u…

Wycombe weekly newsletter 11th June 2021

CYP Therapies: New Website: We are excited to share that the CYP Therapies website has been redesigned – please take a look here: Children and young people's therapies - Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust - CYP Website (buckshealthcare.nhs.uk) The OT and Physio pages are now live with more resources and information to be added over the coming months. The SALT webpages will migrate across over the summer, but for now the old website is still active and can either be accessed via the u…

Wycombe weekly newsletter 14th May 2021

CYP Therapies Reminders School advice clinics for OT and SALT : SALT school advice sessions continue to be delivered and information on how to book can be found here Our new style OT school advice clinics will launch after half term and we look forward to sharing details around these over the next few weeks. In the meantime please do call the service on 01296 566045 if you require OT advice. Speechlink FREE intervention for ALL Year 5 and Year 6 pupils for Infant Language Link su…

Wycombe weekly newsletter 18th June 2021

SENCo Workshop Tuesday 22nd of June Firstly, we would like to apologies for the technical difficulties and other issues that have arisen around workshops and drop-ins. Drop-in schedules will be rescheduled as soon as possible. We hope to update you next week with additional dates. Please be aware the SENCo workshop booked for next week is Tuesday the 22nd of June between 1 and 3pm. You can still sign up using the Eventbrite link here: https://www. eventbrite .co.uk/e/ehcco-senco-worksh…

Wycombe weekly newsletter 21st May 2021

CYP Therapies: Infant Language Link and the NELI Project The DfE has recently announced that funding is available for schools in England to implement the NELI (Nuffield Early Language Intervention Programme) for Reception children in the academic year 2021/22 in England. We are aware that this has raised some queries in schools in Bucks with regards to whether schools should continue with the Infant Language Link package and we would like to offer some clarification. As Infant Language…

Wycombe weekly newsletter 23rd April 2021

Dear all, It seems a long time ago now, but we hope you had a restful break over Easter. Please see our newsletter along with supplementary information from Barnardo’s. Enjoy your weekend. Wycombe Hub SEND Placement Panel. We need your help! The purpose of the SEND Placement Panel is to provide professional guidance that enables transparent, consistent and focused decision making, in line with the legislation for the educational placement of children and young people with Educ…

Wycombe weekly newsletter 25th June 2021 (1)

Walking With You - next meeting Friday 25th June 2021any apologies and thank you to all who have pointed out that our meeting is Friday 25 th June 2021 Kind Regards, Kate Towell – Volunteer, Barnardo’s -CAMHS Dear All, just a reminder that our next meeting is Friday 26 th June 10-11.30am. The meeting topic is: Eating Disorders and our guest speaker is: Maria Green – Eating disorders nurse, CAMHS If you would like to join our meeting (meetings not recorded) or would like further info…

Wycombe weekly newsletter 26th June 2021

Newsletter content iSEND Wycombe EPS 26.06.21 EP Virtual Consultation Sessions (VCS) The school to book via the Everbrite booking system in a similar way to the ST drop-in sessions (see after referral form) Network Group 1 Dr. Nick Jarrett (working Tuesday and Thursday), Network Group 2 Dr. Isabel Gregory (working Tuesday and Wednesday), and Network Group 3 Dr. Ann-Marie Faughey working full-time. The VCS aims to provide a space for the school SENCo, Class teacher Headteacher to…

Wycombe weekly newsletter 2nd July 2021

Rolling out the ONE Portal and dates for your diary! As I have mentioned in various editions of Keeping Connected we have been piloting the ONE portal especially regarding EHC Needs Assessments. We shall be completing the pilot shortly and rolling this out in September for all schools and as such we will be delivering training on the following date: Thursday 30Th September 3:30 to 5:00 We will send you an invite nearer the time. If you are unable to make this date, please let me know.…

Wycombe weekly newsletter 30th April 2021

Dear all, Welcome to our weekly newsletter. We hope you’ve had a good week. Enjoy the long weekend! Wycombe Hub CYP Therapies We are really pleased to be welcoming the Summer term in and continuing to work with children and young people, schools and families. Each of our therapies, Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy and Speech and Language Therapy continue to use the same framework to risk assess as to whether a session with a child or young person should take place remotely or…

Wycombe weekly newsletter 5th May 2021

Dear all, It seems a long time ago now, but we hope you had a restful break over Easter. Please see our newsletter along with supplementary information from Barnardo’s. Enjoy your weekend. Wycombe Hub Our SEND IMPROVEMENT SURVEY is now live! This is part of the work we are doing regarding Preparation for Adulthood and we want as many young people with SEND to give us their views Please can you circulate around to any SEND young people you work with or their support workers.…

Wycombe weekly newsletter 9th September 2021

CYP Therapies We are really pleased to be welcoming the new academic year in and continuing to work with children and young people, schools and families. In order to continue to keep everyone safe each of our therapies, OT, Physio and SALT will continue to use the same framework to risk assess whether a session with a CYP should take place remotely or face to face. Face-to-face delivery will be carried out where this is clinically necessary and therapy staff will wear PPE. Where the outcomes…

Wye Valley Liaison Group

To fully achieve effective subject leadership Description WHS to lead on upskilling headteachers on OFSTED expectations Sharing recent experiences of Ofsted’s Deep Dives (St Pauls) Getting subject leads together to Intent, Implementation and Intent of their subjects: what does each year groups expected standard look like in the subject? Moderation, link with year 7, how do we measure effectiveness? To rehearse questions/answers for deep dive in their subjects Outcomes…

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