Newsletters

August 2018 Newsletter

August 2018 Newsletter  Despite aiming for a brief August newsletter, there's been a plethora of recent reports and articles published by the Children's Commissioner and Dept for...

July 2018 Newsletter

July 2018 Newsletter  I've had a glorious past few weeks out and about in the beautiful Somerset and Gloucestershire countryside, meeting new specialist providers, attending events,...

June 2018 Newsletter

June 2018 Newsletter  After a long spell of blissful weather (at least here in Somerset, it seems to have been clear blue skies for several months now), this newsletter reflects a host of...

May 2018 Newsletter

May 2018 Newsletter  Welcome to The Local Offer May newsletter. I am delighted to be sharing with you the winners of April's competition to win a copy for your school of Robert...

April 2018 Newsletter

April 2018 Newsletter Welcome to April's newsletter with a focus on language, reading and Robert Macfarlane & Jackie Morris' wondrous collaborative work, Lost Words. In this...

March 2018 Newsletter

March 2018 Newsletter  A very warm welcome to all subscribers of The Local Offer newsletter. What a dramatic week it has been, with such artic conditions and widespread travel and work...

February 2018 Newsletter

February 2018 Newsletter  Welcome to February's edition of The Local Offer newsletter. An especial welcome to new subscribers - it's always good to see new names added to the...

January 2018 Newsletter

January 2018 Newsletter  A very Happy New Year to all members, subscribers and supporters of The Local Offer. I do hope this New Year has begun well for you, your service, school or...

September 2017 Newsletter

September 2017 Newsletter  The new academic year has got off to a busy start with multiple projects on the go with a focus on children's mental health, and wider issues of supporting...

June 2017 Newsletter

June 2017 Newsletter  In this gorgeous heatwave, much use has been made of the outdoors, in exploring specialist equine assisted therapies, fast gaining ground as a mainstream form of...

April 2017 Newsletter

April 2017 Newsletter  During this first month of the new financial year, The Local Offer is looking ahead to the future with optimism, following a spate of recent new memberships, and...

December 2016 Newsletter

December 2016 Newsletter  There's a focus on Local Area SEND Inspection Outcomes in this newsletter, with updates published by the Dept for Education together with a summary of...

April 2016 Newsletter

This has been a constructive time for The Local Offer, with new collaborations with specialist & targeted services in the creative arts sector, conference presentations, new memberships and...

January 2016 Newsletter

        The New Year begins with another round of conference engagements and some excellent new services on board, increasing diversity of provision in a number of...

December 2015 Newsletter

      The Local Offer sets out to champion and raise awareness of diversity of specialist and targeted provision across the sectors. It provides information and guidance...

November 2015 Newsletter

              November has been a busy and productive month for conferences and meetings, with a host of national conferences held in...

October 2015 Newsletter

        October has been an exceptionally busy month for SEND conferences, new memberships on the site and meetings with local and regional providers. We are...

September 2015 Newsletter

            There has been a boon in new SEND service registrations since mid August and very pleasing to see, too. More areas are populated with...

August 2015 Newsletter

        This August edition of The Local Offer newsletter is dominated by end of term updates from the Dept for Education, the introduction of the new service,...

June 2015 Newsletter

          These early Summer months have been a busy time at The Local Offer, both internally and in collaboration with other organisations and specialist...

April 2015 Newsletter

            Whilst we've enjoyed some glorious early Summer weather here in the UK, it remains a busy time for early years settings, schools and...

February 2015 Newsletter

          Continuing a theme of publishing newsletters to subscribers, and by separate newsletter, to members of The Local Offer, please find a copy of...

December 2014 Newsletter

            From 1st December 2014, a change in the way that The Local Offer news is shared has come into efect. A newsletter is sent out on...

October 2014 Newsletter

October has seen the beginnings of the first round of development of The Local Offer site.  Cosmetic and structural changes to the site have taken account of visitors and user's feedback,...

September 2014 Newsletter

September has been a busy and productive month, made so enjoyable by this glorious weather! Four months on from The Local Offer website launch, the time has come to review the site and service...

July 2014 Newsletter

July has been a whirlwind of activity, with many new connections made.  In order for Local Authorities to deliver choice and control for parents, so there must be a commitment to co-production...

June 2014 Newsletter

  June has been a month of meetings, meetings, meetings! Some in those everyday places and coffee houses that exist in all towns, others in the most glorious of settings - the Palace of...

May 2014 Newsletter

  What a busy month it has been since the launch of The Local Offer! As anyone delivering a new service will know, the build up to launch date is fraught with tension and...

April 2014 Newsletter

I am proud to present the launch of a new social enterprise, The Local Offer....