SEND Information Day 2016


A free event for parents & carers of children & young people with special educational needs and disabilities.

 A great opportunity to meet other parents and carers, share ideas, and find out what’s available for your child/young person in Gloucestershire.


Thursday 13th October 2016

10.00 a.m. until 3.00 p.m.

Churchdown Community Centre, Parton Road, Churchdown, GL3 2JH

** Please note: Places are limited and MUST be booked **

Book your tickets online here or phone us on 0800 158 3603 or 01452 389345

Information Day Event Schedule
Time Activity Speaker


10.00 a.m. – 10.30 a.m.


Registration and Coffee


Introduction and welcome



Jacky Martel

Strategy & Development Manager – Carers Gloucestershire

10.30 a.m. – 11.00 a.m. Key Note Speech – Supporting Children and Young People with SEND in Early Years and Mainstream Settings Sarah Hylton

SEND Service Manager

11.00 a.m. – 11.45 a.m. Helping Children & Young People to Manage Anxiety Suzanne Barker & Bridget Gwynne

Children and Young Peoples Service (CYPS) Primary Mental Health

11.45 a.m. – 12.30 p.m. Information on Early Help & The Disabled Children and Young People’s Service Chloe Neathway

Assistant Team Manager DCYPS

Helen Hey

Team Manager Families First Plus

(Forest & Stroud Districts)

LUNCH – 12.30 p.m. until 1.30 p.m.  
Workshop One:

1.30 – 2.00 p.m.


Puberty & Sexual Health – Children and Young People with SEND Suzanne Rollinson & Teresa Ricaud

Children and Young Peoples Service (CYPS) Community Learning Disabilities Team

Workshop Two:

2.00 – 2.30 p.m.

Post-16 Further Education SEND Support Cat Murphy

SEND Manager Gloucestershire College

Please note:

Places on the two workshops that are taking place after lunch are limited and will be allocated on a ‘first come, first served’ basis. Please sign up to these workshops when you arrive on the day.

Alternatively you may wish to take the opportunity to speak with representatives from the variety of service providers on each of the information stands.


Information Stands:


SEND Early Help Advisors

Challenging Behaviour Project

Parent Carer Network

Carers Gloucestershire

Forwards Job Club / Enablement Team

Gloucestershire College

Family Information Service

Active Gloucestershire

The Key

Active Impact


National Star College (refreshments and lunch provided by StarBistro)


Book your tickets online here 

or phone us on 0800 158 3603 or 01452 389345