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Safeguarding for Childminders

Training Fee - £40 Southampton City Council are pleased to be offering training to Childminders. This training will outline the role and responsibilities of safeguarding in a childminder’s capacity. We will cover: - Legal and procedural safeguarding updates- Best practice when dealing with a disclosure-…

Safeguarding, Advanced Safer Caring and Allegations

This training is presented via Zoom, and therefore requires access to laptop, tablet or phone. An invitation and course materials will be sent in advance of each session. 1 Half-Day Mandatory training for all foster carers, which should be updated every 3 years Course Dates…

School closures

In an emergency, schools and early years centres may have to close suddenly. Find out if your child's school is closed The school closure list will be updated as soon as we have been notified of an emergency closure.

School Effectiveness Training

Inclusion & Diversity Training Good practice is inclusive practice. Portage Workshop: A small step approach to learning for children with SEND - 2023 Statutory Assessment & Training Year 2: Exploration of the end of Key Stage 1 standards Year 6: Exploration of the end of Key Stage…

School term dates

Term and holiday dates for Southampton maintained and voluntary controlled schools are available from the school term dates page. Other schools may set their own dates.  

School Transport

If your child has a special educational need or disability, they may be eligible for free school transport. The criteria for free school transport varies depending upon what type of school your child attends. Please visit Southampton school travel support for full information, eligibility criteria and an application form. Home…

Secondary Trauma in Fostering

This training is presented via Zoom, and therefore requires access to laptop, tablet or phone. An invitation and course materials will be sent in advance of each session. All people who work in the caring professions are vulnerable to secondary trauma, particularly those working with…

SEND Review

What is the SEND Review? The Department for Education (DfE) published the SEND and alternative provision green paper on Tuesday 29 March 2022. It sets out our proposals for a system that offers children and young people the opportunity to thrive, with access to the…

SEND Strategic Review 2017-2018

The SEND Provision Review was undertaken across Southampton and Portsmouth cities.   Aiming to identify the future needs of children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities, the report presents a number of recommendations and options for how future needs can be met.  The…

The Sentence and Types of Prison

The Sentence There are four types of sentence the court can impose: Discharge Fines Community Punishments Imprisonment Types of Prison The type of prison a person goes to is dependent on level of risk, defined as: Category A: Offenders who would be very dangerous to…

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