Covid seems to be receding from the headlines but it remains a very real issue for families of children and young people with SEND. The NNPCF is continuing to do a lot of work ensuring that the impact of Covid on SEND families is understood and addressed by government and the NHS. Read the full report in the below attachment.
As all charities must, FVS has prepared an annual report which has been independently examined in time for our annual event and “AGM”. Following COVID relaxations and after much deliberation, the board decided to hold this as a virtual event rather than a face to face AGM due to the vulnerabilities of our community. We will be posting a video in which the trustees and CEO discuss the financial year ending March 2021 and plans for the future, but we are pleased to present our
We are continuing with this monthly overview to ensure that you know what we do. You will no doubt have joined us in one of our many coffee mornings or speaker events that we tend to host via zoom, but it's likely that you're less aware of the work we do when working with partners such as the local authority, health partners or the voluntary sector. Click the link below to find out a little bit more.
In August, FVS invited Rachael Wardell (Director for Children’s Services at Surrey County Council) to introduce herself and her role to parent carers in Surrey. We had collected questions from you that we took as a starting point of the conversation. It quickly became clear that a much longer and ongoing dialogue was needed and we have been working to make that happen. The focus of many questions was the EHCP process and in particular the appeals process, with many parents c
Celebrity Guest Host! The UVP Team are SO excited to announce Dick and Dom will be co-hosting the Recognising You Awards 2021! For those who do not know, Dick and Dom have built a diverse portfolio of programming over the years across different genres including Diddy Movies, Splatalot, The Legend of Dick and Dom, which received BAFTA nominations for all three series. They are seasoned entertainers, the duo have been entertaining for over two decades and are brilliant awards h
Local Offer website- We need your help! Thank you for taking an interest in testing the new SEND Local Offer website that SCC are building. Right now, they are putting it all together, so it’s a really good time to check whether they have structured all the information effectively. The following link will take you to some short online tests which will help them understand how people will use the website. Each test presents tasks that we would like you to try to complete. Ther
Still some available!! ***FREE*** tickets for Head2Head Theatre performances Family Voice Surrey would like to offer families a FREE Head2Head activity. Visit https://www.h2hsensorytheatre.com/whats-on-2021 and choose from one of the following Head2Head Sensory Theatre activities. Places are restricted and are offered on a first-come, first-served basis. Tell Family Voice Surrey which one you want and, if available, we will provide it Free of Charge. Please email rachael.f@fa