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LO Promotion and Feedback (Events, Workshops & Meetings)

 

Here are the workshops, events and meetings the Local Offer Officer has attended to promote, gain valuable feedback and review  the Bradford's Local Offer. The feedback gained from Children and young people with SEND and their parent carers has developed the Bradford Local Offer.

Events, Workshops and Meetings

Promotion, feedback and reviews received, involved district wide service providers, parents, carers, children and young people across the Bradford district with Special Educational Needs & Disabilities Birth to 25 yrs. All feedback received about the Bradford's LO is published in the LO Annual Report which includes "You said We did" format. 

The Events, workshops and meetings listed here have taken place after the initial Local Offer consultations, workshops and co-production events that took place in 2014-details are published within the LO Annual Report 2014-15

Services who have provided events flyers and details that the Local Offer Officer has attended are shown at the bottom of this page within resource file and the new events/workshops coming up for parent/carers and children and young people are advertised in our "What's new" section on the Local Offer website home page. 

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Oct 2017

 Independence Day - Partnership Visioning Event 03/10/2017 -

Sept 2017

Leadership Team meeting / Training - 06/09/17

Aug 2017

Meeting to discuss potential joint commissioning of SENDIASS to link in with changes to the Information Shop 01/08/17 

Disabled Go Training - Britannia House 09/08/17

SENDIASS re-commissioning arrangements - 09/08/17

Barnardos SENDIASS Meeting 11/08/17 

SENDIASS Project Board Meeting 11/08/17 

CBMDC SEN scoping session with FutureGov 15/08/17

SEND SEF update from SP re Wakefield 23/08/17

DSP & Special Consultation Snap Survey's to create-priority work as requested by Emma - 24/08/17- 01/09/17

Bradford Community Disability Play Day – Nell Bank - 30/08/17 

DSP SP Provision, SENDIASS and work load 30/08/17 

Local Offer meeting with Bradford University SEND Support 31/08/17 

July 2017 

My Support Plan Pilot information uploaded to LO04/07/17 

Parent Afternoon Karmand Centre in BD3 - Promoted LO 04/07/17 

Children's & Maternity Commissioners Meeting04/07/17 

IT Corporate Commissioning meeting regarding IT software - MMT - 05/07/17

SEND Transformation - Open Forum Consultation - Carlisle Business Centre - 11/07/17

SENDIASS Project Board Meeting12/07/17

Publish LO Annual Report on LO website13/07/17

SEND Conference – Bradford City Stadium - Promoted LO 18/07/17

June 2017

Formatting LO Annual Report layout and checking grammar/spelling-shortening wording if clear - 6th-7th June 2017

LO Annual Report Draft Proof Read8th – 16th June 2017

Browsealoud training – Sarah Desk - 09th June 2017 

Site Improve training – Sara Desk - 09th June 2017

DSP Consultations with Emma13th – 16th June 

Local Offer/Connect to Support/Transitions20th June 

SENDIASS Annual Report meeting – City Hall - 22nd June 

Open Objects EHCP Parent Portal Software Presentation Inc. costs28th June 

May 2017

Children’s and Maternity Commissioning meeting to feedback all comments and feedback received from children and young people with send and their families and gain a response from commissioners to publish in Local Offer annual report 16/17 Douglas Mill Bradford - 02.05.17

Post 16, Preparing for Adulthood and Transition meeting to create visual pathways as requested from parent/carers and young people with Special educational needs and disability - 03.05.17

Dragon Boat Youth Championship event at Saltaire - Promoting Local Offer and gaining feedback 05.05.17

Shipley College Special educational needs and disability Moving on event for young people and their parent carers - Promoted Local Offer at Shipley College - 16.05.17

SEND Summer activities information event at Cornerstones Cottingley - Promote Local Offer and gain feedback 19.05.17

April 2017

Easter family fun day for children with disabilities and their families at Nell Bank - Promote Local Offer and gaining feedback 12.04.17

Martin House Hospice meeting about provisions the service provides for families with Special educational needs and disability to be included and published on the Local Offer - 27.04.17

March 2017

SEND Family Fund Information & Support Day for parent/carers - Promoted Local Offer at Midland Hotel Bradford 07.03.17

Bradford and district Colleges & Further education Special educational needs and disability focus local Offer meeting - Promoting the Local Offer and partnerships working together to benefit families with Special educational needs and disability 10.03.17

Children/young people and their parent carers Local Offer focus review and development consultation workshop at Airedale & Wharfedale Autism Resource (AWARE) - 10.03.17

Open Objects software presentation and costs delivered to strategic manager and leads of services about how the software can develop  the Local Offer things to do section, Families Information Service directory and Early Help within the council  to consider for commissioning subject to costs. - 13.03.17

SEND Early Years update presentation and workshop for service providers (education health and care) - Presented Local Offer and promoted via a stall at the event 15.03.17

Feb 2017

Special educational needs and disability Information and support drop in at Ben Rhydding Primary School-Promoted Local Offer 01.02.17

Short Breaks Good Practise meeting with service providers at Bradford SENDIASS (Special Educational Needs and Disabilities Information Advice and Support Service) - 25.02.17

West Yorkshire Local Offer Peer Support Meeting 25.02.17

Created with service leads the new “Early Help” referral service for families to use (as requested by parent/carers) and published on Local Offer website  26.02.17

Communications team meeting to produce the Facebook advert about the Local Offer 01.02.17

Connect to support (C2S) meeting about care and support services tool available for young people and adults with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities   02.02.17

Communications team meeting to produce a Local Offer news item for the Disabled Children’s Information Service (DCIS) Newsletter - 09.02.17

Parent/carers and service providers Local Offer Focus review and development consultation/workshop  10.02.17

Local Offer peer support conference call to Leeds Council Local Offer, regarding Bradford’s effective marketing and advertising strategies 10.02.17

Children and young people Local Offer focus review and development consultation workshop at Culture Fusion Befrienders  16.02.17

Local Offer promotion and feedback gained at School of Rock & Media (SORM) social enterprise meeting with service providers and young people 17.02.17

Local Offer promotion and feedback gained at Equality Together Forum with young people  18.02.17

Disabled go accessibility venue links added to all things to do venues in the accredited Families Information Service Directory  23.02.17

Communications team meeting to use Bradford Council Special educational needs and disability social media to promote the Local Offer and upload Special educational needs and disability videos 24.02.17

Jan 2017

Alhambra Peter Pan competition tickets awarded to the winner and all involved in the Local Offer survey was thanked for their contribution - 04.01.17

Supported PFBA in complying a list for their users who requested a paper format of support services for people with Special educational needs and disability- 09.01.17

Meeting with communications team – Local Offer Marketing and advertising new zfold leaflet and Facebook advert for the Local Offer 11.01.17

Bradford SENDIASS Young people’s service meeting to gain to review Local Offer & feedback - 11.01.17

Open Objects software initial meeting re the software outcomes and possible commissioning services to improve the Local Offer things to do section within the council - 18.01.17

EHCP Survey posted on Bradford council Special educational needs and disability social media to promote and gain feedback about the Education Health and Care Process 18.01.17

Strategic SEND & Behaviour Partnership meeting to present the Local Offer, review and developments with service leads and commissioners - 19.01.17

Created with lead services the new “Are you worried about your child’s Behaviour” visual pathway, as requested by Parent/Carers and then shared /published on the Local Offer for families to use - 20.01.17

Dec 2016 

LO Website and social media within the Bradford Communications team promoted the Local Offer to gain feedback via a survey competition held in a chance to win Peter Pan Alhambra Tickets to co-produce and develop Bradford’s Local Offer.

Big City Screen in Bradford Centenary square - Promoted Local Offer using the Local Offer introductory video viewing to parent/carers, children and young people.

Nov 2016 

Employee Service Excellence Award - Awarded to Sarah Pawson for Bradford’s Local Offer development 04.11.16

Local Offer website service providers content updated and published 11.11.16

Looking after parent carers event parents and carers - Promoting Local Offer at PFBA Carlisle Business Centre Bradford 25.11.16

Oct 2016 

Transforming Care event at PFBA with Parent/carers and service providers - Promoted Local Offer 11.10.16

Preparing for adulthood workshop-Designing study programme and developing services - Develop the Local Offer information and content.12.10.16

Education Health Care Process and planning (EHCP) parent/carer, children and young people and professionals Personal Outcomes Evaluation Tool Survey published on Local Offer for people to complete online to enable Bradford Council EHCP developments - 17.10.16

Why do children die in Bradford Safeguarding Board and Public Health-Promoted Local Offer and developing Local Offer in terms of safeguarding and bereavement services? - 19.10.16

PFBA Supporting Carers Event - Promoted LO-25.10.1

Local Offer Radio advertisement aired on Pulse Radio - 31.10.16 - 27.11.16

Local Offer Bus Banners advertised and displayed on local community Bradford District buses - 31.10.16 - 27.11.16 

Sept 2016

Keighley Additional Needs (KAN) Group meeting with Parent/Carers - 08.09.16

Local Offer focus Workshop feedback group with parent/carers at Parents Forum Bradford & Airedale (PFBA) about proposed Personal Education Budgets page on Local Offer website - 14.09.16

LOVE Bradford Event in Centenary Square - Promoting Local Offer 15.09.16 Inc on the Big City Screen

Behaviour Support Services meeting - Developing behaviour support content on LO 16.09.16

Public Forum for Education-How outstanding teachers manage behaviour-promoting Local Offer and developing behaviour content on Local Offer  - 21.09.16

Local Offer Focus workshop feedback group with Parent/carers at PFBA about developing Transition information on the Local Offer - 22.09.16

Barnardos Bradford Special Education Needs Information Advice Support Services (SENDIASS) new service name - Launch and networking with parent/carers and service providers 27.09.16

Specialist Short Breaks Meeting - Developing the Specialist Short Break information and content on the LO website 29.09.16

Aug 2016

LO Introduction video displayed in the summer holidays on the Centenary Square Big Screen - All Summer

Education Health and Care services content and updates requested for Local Offer (LO) website 05.08.16

Information, Advice, Support Services Inc. Advocacy, Independent, Voluntary, Charity, Trusts content and updates requested for Local Offer website - 18.08.16

IT Development meeting for LO Website and LO social media -19.08.16

Families Information Service meeting-Partnership working and LO Developments/promotion through FIS - 24.08.16

West Yorkshire Local Offer Peer Support Meeting - 26.08.16

Nell Bank Community Disability Play Day Event Parent/Carers with children and young people 0-25years with SEND - 31.08.16

July 2016

Beckfoot Upper Heaton Academy Special educational needs and disability Workshop for Bradford District Schools-SEN Teaching Assistants and SENCO's - Promoted Bradford Local Offer and gained feedback 06.07.16

Specialist Short Breaks SEND - Meeting to gain information to publish on the Local Offer website about Special educational needs and disability specialist services short breaks 07.07.16

Bradford Council Web Support Team Meeting to discuss key stakeholders feedback about developments to the Local Offer website 14/07.16

Parent Forum Bradford and Airedale - "Whats on in Summer" SEN information event for parents and carers Cornerstones Bingley 15.07.16

June 2016 

Visit Bradford, DisabledGo and What’s on Bradford - Meeting to discuss the events search tool development on the Local Offer website by working in partnership 01.06.16

West Yorkshire Local Offer Peer Support - Group meeting 15.06.16

May 2016 

LO online questionnaires put on LO social media - Including Facebook, Twitter and Local Offer Blog invited to complete 21.05.16 

 Adults Services - Meeting to update Adult Care, Preparing for Adulthood and “What happens after 25yrs, new section on Local Offer website. Actions and updates agreed 19.05.16

Parents Forum - Bradford & Airedale Personal Budgets and Transition Workshop for parent carers of children and young people with SEND 17.05.16 

May - Specialist Inclusion Project-completed online Local Offer questionnaires with their young people at the PRISM group

SEN services - Meeting to discuss improvements to be made to Bradford School Online website which has links on Local Offer. Actions agreed to revamp BSO SEND section of BSO 12.05.16 

Families information Services (FIS) - Meeting to discuss our working in partnership to distribute and promote the Local Offer information and advertise all short breaks services. FIS are part of the Local Offer searchable Things to do page 11.05.16 

Shipley College - Students with SEND reviewed the LO website and resources with Barnados Young Persons worker 11.05.16 

Parents Forum Bradford & Airedale (PFBA), Social Care and SEN-Social Care - Meeting to update Personal budgets(PB) content on Local Offer for families and plan PFBA PB event 05.05.16

Keighley Peoples First - Young people and adults reviewed the LO with Barnardos young persons 04.05.16 

Communications, IT and Barnardos Young Persons service - Meeting to further developing Things to do search tools on the Local Offer website 03.05.16 

May-Green Lane Primary School (Designated Specialist Provision) - Sent Local Offer questionnaire to all their Parent/carers of children with Special educational needs and disability and teaching staff within the DSP unit completed Local Offer children and young person’s questionnaire with their pupils.

May-Southfield Secondary School and Pathfinder Vocational Centre - Completed Local Offer questionnaires with parent carers and their pupils.

April 2016

April - Local Offer online questionnaire surveys sent with permission to all services who work directly with families and children and young people with Special educational needs and disability listed within Local Offer Website to encourage Local Offer online feedback within the whole Bradford District.

Local Offer parent/carers and providers co-production group - Review group meeting 29.04.16

Barnardos Young Persons Service meeting with Education worker - Feedback obtained for the new Local Offer children and young person’s education page 28.04.16 

Local Offer children and young people co-production group - Review group meeting at Barnardos 28.04.16

Barnardos Young Persons Education Service - Meeting to discuss content for the Education page on the children and young persons section on the Local Offer website 28.04.16

Hanson Academy (secondary school) - Hearing Impairment pupil reviewed the Local Offer website with Barnardos Young Persons Worker 25.04.16

Local Offer parent/carers/providers and children and young peoples questionnaires - Sent out emails to: all short break providers, services and support groups within the LO website to complete and encourage, support and complete the questionnaires with children and young people with SEND and their parent carers who attend their settings/groups 18.04.16

West Yorkshire Local Offer Peer Support - Group meeting 15.04.16

March 2016 

West Yorkshire Local Offer Peer Support - Group meeting 31.03.16

Barnardos Young Peoples Service LO Focus review group with children and young people at Barnardos 24.03.16

LO Young Persons Service Barnardos, Communications Team and IT Team - Meeting to discuss content of the new young persons and Things to do section with the Local Offer website using feedback gained from children, young people with Special educational needs and disability and providers 24.03.16

Short Breaks providers - Network meeting at Nell Bank 08.03.16

Specialist inclusion Project (SIP) - Meeting to discuss how we can gain Local Offer feedback from children and young people with Special Educational Needs  in the SIP young persons media group 04.03.16

Feb 2016 

New Local Offer Booklets The Guide - Distributed across Bradford district-details will be published in the Annual Report 2015-16

Short Breaks - Meeting updates at Barnardos 29.02.16

Catholic Primary Schools Partnership - Schools SEN Local Offer Report information session by LO 29.02.16

Green Lane Primary School Designated Specialist Provision (DSP) - Meeting to discuss how we can gain Local Offer feedback from children and young people with Special educational needs and disability and their parents at Green Lane DSP 25/02/16

Southfield School Pathway Vocational Centre (PVC) - Meeting to discuss how we can gain Local Offer feedback from children and young people with Special educational needs and disability and their parents at Southfield PVC 25/02/16

Jan 2016

New Local Offer Booklets The Guide - Distributed across Bradford district-details will be published in the Annual Report 2015-16

West Yorkshire Local Offer Peer Support Group meeting 14.01.16

Short Breaks Steering Group at Barnardos 25.01.16

Bradford East Catholic Primary Schools - Schools SEN Local Offer Information Report information session by Local Offer 27.01.16

Families Information Service - Content update meeting for Local Offer website 28.01.16

Dec 2015

NHS Community 11 Integrated Children's Care Bradford Districts medical practices Local Offer introduction/promotion meeting 17.12.15

Adults Disability Partnership Strategic Board - Local Offer feedback review meeting 02.12.15

New Local Offer Booklets The Guide - Distributed across Bradford district-details will be published in the Annual Report 2015-16

Yorkshire and Humberside LO Peer review workshop - Bradford's Local Offer was review by East Riding Local Offer using the Special educational needs and disabilityCoP framework and feedback was provided 07.12.15. 

Nov 2015

Young Peoples Services Barnardos and Bradford Councils Communications team - Local Offer website -Young Persons section development and structure meeting 04/11/15 

Parents Forum Bradford and Airedale - AGM District wide and Personal Budgets consultations, Short Breaks, Local Authorities Ofsted Inspection and Travel Assistance information for parents, carers and young people forum 05/11/15

Parents Forum Bradford and Airedale - Chill, Chat & Chew group for parents, carers and young people 06/11/15

Brad fords Council Early Years/Early Intervention - Local Offer content updates meeting 18/11/15

Young Persons Service Barnardos, Communications Team and IT Team - Local Offer review meeting of the Young Persons and Things To Do section with the Local Offer website19.11.15 & 25/11/15

Southfield School PVC - Transition Evening for Parents, Carers and Young People Pathfinder Vocational Centre 24/11/15

TSC Sports and Dance Coach/Scope - Local Offer introduction meeting 27/11/15

New Local Offer Booklets The Guide - Distributed across Bradford district-details will be published in the Annual Report 2015-16

Oct 2015

NHS Community 13 Integrated Children's Care Bradford Districts medical practices - Local Offer introduction/promotion meeting 07/10/15

Bradford Voluntary Services-Young Lives - Local Offer introduction/promotion meeting 08/10/15

Sept 2015

Adults Services Bradford Council - Local Offer content for adults with Special educational needs and disability and review meeting 02/09/15

Education and Employment Personal Advisors Bradford Council - Local Offer content updates 09/09/15

Travel assistance Bradford Council - Workshop for parents, carers and young people 10/09/15

Transport Services Bradford Council - Local Offer content updates meeting17/09/15

West Yorkshire Local Offer Peer Support - Group meeting 23/09/15

Parents Forum Bradford and Airedale - Chill,Chat & Chew group 25/09/15

Bradford Royal Infirmary Childrens Hearing Services Working Group - Local Offer review meeting and Bradford's Local Offer responses and developments discussed with National Deaf Childrens Society chair about the audit survey carried out for Bradford Local Offer 28/09/15

Bradford Council SEND Social Care - Local Offer content updates meeting 30/09/15

Bradford Councils SEN Education - Meeting about Local Offer content updates 30/09/15

Aug 2015

Airedale & Wharfedale Autism Resource (AWARE) - Play scheme children and families Parents, carers, Children and young people up to 16 years 12/08/15

Keighley Victoria Park National Play Day - Event for all children and young people 27/08/15

July 2015

Parent Partnership (Barnardos) Young Peoples service - Feedback gained about views of young people ideas about the Bradford's Local Offer "Things to do" section  02/07/15

BMDC Support Team for Deaf Children & Education Service for New Communities and Travelers Eastern European families of children and young people with a hearing loss event - “How can we help” event 09/07/15

June 2015

Local Offer Key stakeholders review focus group - Review meeting with key stakeholders involved in the Local Offer Co-production 17/6/15

Parents Forum Bradford & Airedale Open forum - “Personal Budgets” consultations in Bradford and Keighley venues for Parents and carers 24/6/15  

New workshops, events, meetings, various SEND consultations and activities

New workshops, events, meetings, consultations and activities will be advertised within our "Whats new"

section on the Local Offer website home page-details will be provide on this page and links to complete the current consultations.

If you know of any events, workshop that may be useful for parents, carers, children and young people with SEND birth to 25 years please get in contact by email: LocalOffer@bradford.gov.uk or by telephone: 01274 439261. 

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