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Mencap Supported Internship

9 Jun 2021

Supported internships Mencap’s supported internship programme – supports young people with a learning disability, aged between 16 and 24, to make the important step from education into employment. The 3 course we run in Bradford are all held ...

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Children’s services showing areas of improvement, say Ofsted - Improvement Update - 4 June 2021

4 Jun 2021

Ofsted have published the outcome of their latest monitoring visit to Bradford’s children’s services. The visit, which took place on 28 April 2021, was the fifth since their main inspection of children’s services in 2018. The letter recognises ...

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A Short Guide to the Local Area SEND Inspection in Bradford

4 Jun 2021

In May 2016, the two inspectorates, Ofsted and the Care Quality Commission (CQC), started a new type of joint inspection. The aim is to hold local areas to account and champion the rights of children and young people. Under the local area special ...

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Sleep workshop for parents

3 Jun 2021

A HALF DAY WORKSHOP Target Audience Parents and Carers of Children who are having difficulty sleeping. What will the workshop cover? The workshop aims to cover: 1. Common sleep problems and possible causes. 2. The health benefits ...

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Bradford Children’s Services (Prevention and Early Help) need your help!

3 Jun 2021

As part of the overall Children’s Services Improvement plan, we are developing and improving the information and advice that is available on-line to support parents and practioners across the Bradford district. We want to introduce an on-line ...

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Children's social care review

1 Jun 2021

The Independent Review of Children's Social Care has now published its plans for workforce engagement. The team is keen to hear from all those whose role is part of children's social care, including social workers, children's home staff and ...

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The Bradford SEND Local Offer is a free and impartial service provided by Bradford Council. The information contained within the website is available for the purposes of identifying services and provision that are available to children and young people with special educational needs and/or disabilities. This information does not represent a recommendation or an endorsement of a Service or Provider and neither does the Bradford Council or its partners make any representations or warranties as to the accuracy of the information.

Anyone seeking to use or access a service or provision is responsible for undertaking their own checks to determine the suitability and fitness for purpose of that service and provision. Some providers will be registered and inspected by external agencies, such as Ofsted or the Care Quality Commission. Anyone working with children and young people will be required to have appropriate Disclosure and Barring Service Check (the replacement for the Criminal Record Check), safeguarding policies and insurance in place, which they should make available to you on request.