SEND transition to adulthood online session

SEND transition to adulthood online session

On Wednesday 26th January from 10.00am to 12.00pm there is an online session, run by Bury Council, which is for parents/carers supporting young people with SEND aged 14-25 years old.

Find out more about college courses and supported employment opportunities which may be available to your young person when planning their future goals post school and college. It is an opportunity to talk to services about the support on offer and ask questions on the pathways for a young person when transitioning from school to college and into employment.

Professionals from the services below will be at the end of a telephone line to answer your call or alternatively email them with your enquiry and someone will reply to advise you of your options.

Connexions – Tel No. 0161 253 7648. Email: P.E.Baker@bury.gov.uk or S.E.Udall@bury.gov.uk Provides independent advice and support for young adults who are identified and referred by school needing support with post 16 plans. Also provides support if a young person has left school, college, employment or training with no next steps in place.

Bury College – Tel No. 07713 312 781. Email: tammy.davies@burycollege.ac.uk
Provides advice and support to students regarding courses and transition from school to college and to further education.

Bury EST– 0161 253 7577. Email: D.Ford@bury.gov.uk
Provides advice and support to young adults with SEND into employment and meaningful activities such as independent living, travel and life skills.

Bury Council Business Development Officer (Zerqa Ahmad)– 0161 253 7234. Email: Z.Ahmad@bury.gov.uk Supports young adults with SEND into employment.

SENDIASS – Are an organisation who provide free, impartial, and confidential advice around Education Health and Social Care to SEND young people and their parents/carers, they provide advice for children and young people aged of 0-25 There will be an opportunity to join an online interactive information workshop on Zoom about Preparing for Adulthood and how this is integrated into supporting children and young people with SEND. If you would like to attend the online session, please click on the link https://zoom.us/j/99260502827?pwd=emRpT1lYQk1GRzhtaTdyQitnSU1mUT09 Meeting ID: 992 6050 2827 Passcode: 3qd3nG. If you feel you need advice from SENDIASS Service, they can be contacted via phone 01706 769 634 or email bury.sendiass@barnardos.org,uk, Keelie Rigby will be available to take calls from 2:00pm that day.

We would be grateful for any feedback of the session to improve future engagement with parents.
If you have any queries please contact the SEND Parent Communications and Engagement Officer-Kasia Taylor at Kasia.Taylor@bury.gov.uk or Tel: 07581 020 879.

Ten free Driving Lessons for young people on United Utilities Apprenticeships

Ten free Driving Lessons for young people on United Utilities Apprenticeships

United Utilities are offering young people in years 11 – 13 from across the North West an exclusive insight in to their business and fantastic early careers opportunities.

At United Utilities the environment is at the heart of their business with work focusing on continually implementing new and innovative strategies for renewable energy generation, improving water quality and protecting local wildlife. So join them and us during one of our Speakers for Schools Insight Days to find out exactly who United Utilities are, what they do, and where you could fit in!

Click here to find out more about apprenticeships

Porch Boxes donations set to help people this Christmas

Porch Boxes donations set to help people this Christmas

This year we are really pleased to be supporting Porch boxes as our Christmas charity. Porch Boxes is a registered charity based in Bury, Greater Manchester, providing crisis packs of food and toiletries to local agencies to distribute to local people in urgent need.

Thank you to everyone who donated to our Porch Boxes collection. Your contribution will help many people in need this Christmas.

A big thank you to our student voice team for planning, organising, and coordinating this.

Christmas Showcase

Christmas Showcase

Tottington High School are presenting a Christmas Showcase of Music, Acting and Dancing on Wednesday 15th and Thursday 16th December at 7pm each evening.

There will be up to 250 tickets available per performance. If you wish to reserve tickets, please fill out and return the form via the link below. As there are only a limited number of tickets, once they are gone, they’re gone!

You will be asked to provide a cash payment on the door, which is £2.50 per ticket. This will go towards covering costs and funding the upgrade of performance facilities.

Reserve tickets now

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