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Local Offer Promotion: June 2015 - May 2016

May 2016

  • 21/05/2016 - LO online questionnaires put on LO social media - Including Facebook, Twitter and Local Offer Blog invited to complete

  • 19/05/2016 - 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

  • ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​17/05/2016 - Parents Forum - Bradford & Airedale Personal Budgets and Transition Workshop for parent carers of children and young people with SEND

  • May 2016 - Specialist Inclusion Project-completed online Local Offer questionnaires with their young people at the PRISM group

  • 12/05/2016 - 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

  • 11/05/2016 - Family’s 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

  • 11/05/2016 - Shipley College - Students with SEND reviewed the LO website and resources with Barnardo's Young Persons worker

  • 05/05/2016 - 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

  • 04/05/2016 Keighley Peoples First - Young people and adults reviewed the LO with Barnardo's young persons

  • 03/05/2016 - Communications, IT and Barnardo's Young Persons service - Meeting to further developing Things to do search tools on the Local Offer website

  • May 2016 - 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 2016 - Southfield Secondary School and Pathfinder Vocational Centre - Completed Local Offer questionnaires with parent carers and their pupils.

April 2016

  • April 2016 - 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

  • 29/04/2016 - Local Offer parent/carers and providers co-production group - Review group meeting

  • 28/04/2016 - Barnardo’s Young Persons Service meeting with Education worker - Feedback obtained for the new Local Offer children and young person’s education page

  • 28/04/2016 - Local Offer children and young people co-production group - Review group meeting at Barnardo's

  • 28/04/2016 - Barnardo's Young Persons Education Service - Meeting to discuss content for the Education page on the children and young persons section on the Local Offer website

  • 25/04/2016 - Hanson Academy (secondary school) - Hearing Impairment pupil reviewed the Local Offer website with Barnardo's Young Persons Worker

  • 18/04/2016 - 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

  • 15/04/2016 - West Yorkshire Local Offer Peer Support - Group meeting

March 2016

  • 31/03/2016 - West Yorkshire Local Offer Peer Support - Group meeting

  • Barnardo's Young Peoples Service - LO Focus review group with children and young people at Barnardo's 24/03/201

  • 24/03/2016 - LO Young Persons Service Barnardo's, 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

  • 08/03/2016 - Short Breaks providers - Network meeting at Nell Bank

  • 04/03/2016 - 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

Feb 2016

  • New Local Offer Booklets The Guide - Distributed across Bradford district-details will be published in the Annual Report 2015-1

  • 29/02/2016 - Short Breaks - Meeting updates at Barnardo's

  • 29/02/2016 - Catholic Primary Schools Partnership - Schools SEN Local Offer Report information session by LO

  • 25/02/2016 - 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

  • 25/02/2016 - 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

Jan 2016

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

  • 14/01/2016 - West Yorkshire Local Offer Peer Support - Group meeting

  • 25/01/2016 - Short Breaks - Steering Group at Barnardo's

  • 27/01/2016 - Bradford East Catholic Primary Schools - Schools SEN Local Offer Information Report information session by Local Offer

  • 28/01/2016 - Families Information Service - Content update meeting for Local Offer website

Dec 2015

  • 17/12/15 - NHS Community 11 Integrated Children's Care Bradford Districts medical practices - Local Offer introduction/promotion meeting

  • 02/12/15 - Adults Disability Partnership Strategic Board - Local Offer feedback review meeting

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

  • 07/12/2015 - Yorkshire and Humberside LO Peer review workshop - Bradford's Local Offer was review by East Riding Local Offer using the Special educational needs and disability CoP framework and feedback was provided

Nov 2015

  • 04/11/2015 - Young Peoples Services Barnardo's and Bradford Councils Communications team - Local Offer website -Young Persons section development and structure meeting

  • 05/11/2015 - 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

  • 06/11/2015 - Parents Forum Bradford and Airedale - Chill, Chat & Chew group for parents, carers and young people

  • 18/11/2015 - Bradford’s Council Early Years/Early Intervention - Local Offer content updates meeting

  • 19/11/2015 & 25/11/2015 - Young Persons Service Barnardo's, Communications Team and IT Team - Local Offer review meeting of the Young Persons and Things To Do section with the Local Offer website

  • 24/11/2015 - Southfield School PVC - Transition Evening for Parents, Carers and Young People Pathfinder Vocational Centre

  • 27/11/2015 - TSC Sports and Dance Coach/Scope - Local Offer introduction meeting

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

Oct 2015

  • 07/10/2015 - NHS Community 13 Integrated Children's Care Bradford Districts medical practices - Local Offer introduction/promotion meeting

  • 08/10/2015 - Bradford Voluntary Services-Young Lives - Local Offer introduction/promotion meeting

Sept 2015

  • 02/09/2015 - Adults Services Bradford Council - Local Offer content for adults with Special educational needs and disability and review meeting

  • 09/09/2015 - Education and Employment Personal Advisors Bradford Council - Local Offer content updates

  • 10/09/2015 - Travel assistance Bradford Council - Workshop for parents, carers and young people

  • 17/09/2015 - Transport Services Bradford Council - Local Offer content updates meeting

  • 23/09/2015 - West Yorkshire Local Offer Peer Support - Group meeting

  • 25/09/2015 - Parents Forum Bradford and Airedale - Chill, Chat & Chew group

  • 28/09/2015 - Bradford Royal Infirmary Children’s Hearing Services Working Group - Local Offer review meeting and Bradford's Local Offer responses and developments discussed with National Deaf Children’s Society chair about the audit survey carried out for Bradford Local Offer

  • 30/09/2015 - Bradford Council SEND Social Care - Local Offer content updates meeting

  • 30/09/2015 - Bradford Councils SEN Education - Meeting about Local Offer content updates

Aug 2015

  • 12/08/2015 - Airedale & Wharfedale Autism Resource (AWARE) - Play scheme children and families Parents, carers, Children and young people up to 16 years

  • 27/08/2015 - Keighley Victoria Park National Play Day - Event for all children and young people

July 2015

  • 02/07/2015 - Parent Partnership (Barnardo's) Young Peoples service - Feedback gained about views of young people ideas about the Bradford's Local Offer "Things to do" section 

  • 09/07/2015 - BMDC Support Team for Deaf Children & Education Service for New Communities and Travellers Eastern European families of children and young people with a hearing loss event - “How can we help” event

June 2015

  • 17/6/2015 - Local Offer Key stakeholders review focus group - Review meeting with key stakeholders involved in the Local Offer Co-production.

  • ​​​​​​​24/6/2015 -  Parents Forum Bradford & Airedale Open forum - “Personal Budgets” consultations in Bradford and Keighley venues for Parents and carers

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