Monthly Archives: October 2015

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Local Area SEND Consultation

Start Date:
1st November 2015

End Date:
4th January 2016

Start Time:
00.01 am

End Time:
23.59 pm

Local Area SEND Consultation-open until 4th January 2016

Ofsted and the Care Quality Commission have recently launched their consultation on the new Local Area SEND inspections, which will measure local areas’ effectiveness in identifying and meeting the needs of children and young people who are disabled and have special educational needs.

These inspections will consider the effectiveness of systems across health, education and social care for the 0-25 age group. Closing date for comments is the 4th January 2016.
To complete the survey and give your comments please click here 

https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/OfstedSEND

 

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Empathy for Special Children-Survey

Empathy for special children has been delivering social opportunities & support to families growing up with High Functioning Autism & associated additional needs in Craven Arms and Oswestry for 5 years now and this service is even more in demand now.

A development plan is in place to take forward the expansion of the service both geographically for current provision and brand new services for those within our remit. Whether you are a parent, carer, Grandparent, Auntie, Uncle etc, we would be grateful if you could complete our short survey by clicking here https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/VJNQD7K

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Snow White -Performance with BSL interpreters

Start Date:
30th December 2015

End Date:
30th December 2015

Start Time:
6.30 pm

End Time:
Contact for Details

Event title: Snow White -Performance with BSL interpreters
Venue: The Place -Oakengates Theatre, Limes Rd, Telford TF2 6EP
Name: Box Office at The Place, Oakengates Theatre
Email: [email protected]
Telephone: 01952 382 382
Event description: Our pantomime this year runs from Tuesday 8th December 2015 to Sunday 3rd January 2016. On Wednesday 30th December 2015 at 6.30 pm the performance of Snow White will have British Sign Language (BSL) interpreters enabling those with sensory impairment to enjoy this years pantomime.

This much loved fairy tale of evil and vanity in battle with youth and innocent beauty sees a host of colourful characters brought to life as we discover what can go wrong with a bite of a poisonous apple! 
Will Snow White avoid the old lady offering an apple, or will we be relying on true love’s kiss to seal our happy every after ending? 
More pantomime fun and frolics at Oakengates Theatre!

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Tickets: Advise is get your tickets now as this will book up very quickly!

Prices

Adult Concession Child

Band A

£16.50* £14.50* £14.50*

Rear Tier

£9.50* £9.50* £9.50*

Unavailable

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All orders will be subject to a fee of £2.00 Note any applicable discounts will be applied at the booking process.
To book tickets click on the link below or call 01952 382382

 

 

 

 

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FA Disability Talent Identification Programme 2015/16 -Disability Provision with Shrewsbury Town in the Community

Shropshire Football Association are pleased to announce that Shrewsbury Town In The Community have been awarded a licence by The FA to host the new Talent Identification Programme for disabled young players for the 2015/ 16 season.

TIPs will commence with an England Talent Day before leading into a six week prescriptive player assessment/signposting period.England Talent Day is an integral part of The FA’s new Disability Talent Pathway, identifying young players aged between 12-16 years old for 2015/16 season. 

For full details of the TIPs programme click here: FA Disability Talent Identification Programme 2015-2016

If you are interested & want to register click here: tips leaflet 2

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England Talent Day at Shrewsbury

Start Date:
29th March 2016

End Date:
29th March 2016

Start Time:
4 pm

End Time:
7 pm

Event title: England Talent Day at Shrewsbury
Venue: Shrewsbury Sports Village, Sundorne Road, Shrewsbury, SY1 4RQ
Name: Aiden Wassell, Health and Inclusion Officer
Email: [email protected]
Telephone: 01743 289177 EXT216
Event description: Last year Shrewsbury Town In The Community announced they had been awarded a licence by The FA to host the new Talent Identification Programme for disabled young players for the 2015/ 16 season.
FA Talent Identification Programmes (TIPs) will be utilised as environments to identify and signpost players to the ‘right’ environment at that point in time (they will run on a yearly basis to ensure that players can be viewed annually and kept in the Talent System). TIPs will commence with an England Talent Day before leading into a six week prescriptive player assessment/signposting period.

England Talent Day is an integral part of The FA’s new Disability Talent Pathway, identifying young players aged between 12-16 years old for 2015/16 season and is one of 35 which will be taking place. The programme is quality assured to support the development of young talented disabled players, offering a clear pathway.

The new pathway aims to recruit players that can progress to FA Regional Talent Centres, FA Emerging Talent Programme, England Development Squads and England Elite Squads as highlighted within The FA’s Disability Player Pathway and as shown below:

  • Learning Disability
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Partially Sighted
  • Blind
  • Deaf (Male and Female)
  • Amputee

If you are interested in taking part, please click here for more details & to registration form tips leaflet 2

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D S Active Football

Start Date:
3rd November 2015

End Date:
8th December 2015

Start Time:
5 pm

End Time:
6 pm

Event title: D S Active Football
Venue: Shrewsbury Sports Village, Sundorne Road, Shrewsbury, SY1 4RQ
Name: Aiden Wassell, Health and Inclusion Officer
Email: [email protected]
Telephone: 01743 289177 Ext 216
Event description: Starting on 3rd November 2015 DS Active Football.
Sessions will focus on fun games & we will be looking to improve skills while having a lot of fun.
Players & families will be invited to selective Shrewsbury Town Games.

For more information call 01743 289177 Ext 216 or email [email protected]

Click here for poster: DS football leaflet new oct

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Short Breaks service: Residential stays at the Willow-Consultation.

Start Date:
6th October 2015

End Date:
20th November 2015

Start Time:
00.01 am

End Time:
23.59 pm

Short Breaks Service: Residential stays at the Willow

Shropshire Council together with Action for Children (AFC), are reviewing one of the Short Break services we commission. The service provides residential overnight stays for children with special educational needs and or a disability.

This consultation starts on 6th October 2015 & ends on 20th November 2015. This is your opportunity to have your say on the future of the residential stay service at The Willows for Children & Young People with special educational needs and/or disability.

To give your comments, please click here to find out more, including the various options that are being considered and to find out how you can comment etc  http://new.shropshire.gov.uk/get-involved/short-breaks-service-residential-stays-at-the-willow/

 

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2015 Big Energy Saving Week

Start Date:
26th October 2015

End Date:
12th November 2015

Start Time:
00.01

End Time:
23.59

Event title: 2015 Big Energy Saving Week
Venue: Various -see content for details
Name: Clive Leworthy & Lizzy Thain
Email: [email protected]
Telephone: 07791 260 888 or 01743 360641
Event description: Shropshire RCC is calling on people in Shropshire to swot up on switching energy supplier and, where possible, help an older relative or neighbour find a better deal. Although called “2015 Big Energy Week”, see below as there are many events taking place between 26th October through to 12th November.

As part of Big Energy Saving Week – a joint campaign with Energy Saving Trust, the Department of Energy and Climate Change and Citizens Advice., Shropshire RCC is encouraging people to visit BeAnEnergyShopper.com to find out how much they could save by switching energy suppliers. Off Gas customers can save by joining our Community Fuel Buying Scheme.

The aim is to help people find the cheapest deal before temperatures really start to drop. Help and information is available online, over the phone, or by coming along to one of our Big Energy Saving Week events.

  • 26th October 11-2 pm Information and advice stall – Park Hall Farm Oswestry
  • 27th October 11 am – 2 pm – Fordhall Farm – Market Drayton
  • 28th October 10am – 12pm – Public Advice Session – Bridgnorth Library
  • 29th October – Stretton Climate Care switching advice session – Ley Gardens Church Stretton
  • 3rd November 9.30-12.30 – Information and advice stall – Whitchurch Library
  • 5th November 10am – 12pm – Switching Advice Session – Craven Arms
  • 12th November 9am – 2pm– Information and advice stall – Ludlow Market

For more information please contact Clive Leworthy on 07791 260 888 or Lizzy Thain on 01743 360641 or email [email protected]

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PACC AGM and Open Meeting 2015

Start Date:
19th November 2015

End Date:
19th November 2015

Start Time:
9 am

End Time:
2.30 pm

Event title: PACC AGM and Open Meeting 2015
Venue: Central Baptist Church, Claremont Street Shrewsbury SY1 1QG
Name: Jill Cleveley-Shropshire PACC
Email: [email protected]
Telephone: 0845 601 2205
Event description: Our AGM which is also an opening meeting will include this very important subject-The SEND Reforms – Are Education, Health and Care Plan working for Shropshire?

Our Key note speaker will be Patrick Agius from the SEN and Disability Unit at the Department For Education. Patrick has considerable experience of the implementation of the reforms and more recently has been specifically involved in the transfer of Statements to EHCPs. He has worked closely with the National Network of Parent Carer Forums, supporting their work on the reforms for the past two years.

There will be Two workshops will during the day;

  • How was the EHCP for you?
  • Transition into Adulthood; Moving forward?

During these workshops there will be an update on the current EHCP and transition to adulthood process in Shropshire and an opportunity to provide feedback which will inform the future development of the local EHCP and transition processes.

Lunch will be provided.

Booking is essential. To book your place, please click here https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/pacc-agm-and-open-meeting-tickets-19086033841