Please find below the dates for our three SEND Parents Focus Group meetings for the year.  

At the last meeting it was agreed the meetings will run from 6pm till 7pm in the Conference Room and we would rotate the day. We also decided to have a focus for each meeting but please feel free to bring any other topics/questions to the meetings.

Date

Topic

Wednesday 17th January

Exam arrangements. We will look at the assessment process for a young person to qualify for exam arrangements as well as what each arrangement means. We will also have the opportunity to talk about what happens on the day of exams.

Any tips/ advice from parents about how they manage the stress of exams, tests and revision would be appreciated.

Thursday 22nd February

Friendships. Discussions to take place around supporting your son/daughter with friendships. Do they go on school trips? Attend after-school clubs? Sue Brazier will also come along to this session to offer advice and answer any questions.

Friday 23rd March

Homework. An open discussion about the advantages and disadvantages of homework. How you son/daughter records homework and what strategies you use at home to support.