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Stay in Touch with PODS!! Fairhome Workshop & More...

Pirates and Princesses Family Group - Important Information

Our Pirates and Princesses Family Group will not be running Monday 28th May, due to it being Bank Holiday. We will be back to normal next month.

Fairhome Group Workshop - Wednesday 20th June 2018

This workshop is an opportunity for Fairhome Group and the Little Rascals Foundation to introduce themselves, to better understand Telford’s care needs, explore ideas and brainstorm solutions.

This is an opportunity to look at any gaps there may be and discuss anyways that they can work together to fill these gaps.

If the above is of interest, they would welcome the opportunity to meet with you to learn more about your care needs. The workshop is being held on Wednesday 20th June from 12.30pm-2.30pm at The Wakes, Theatre Square, Oakengates, Telford, Shropshire, TF2 6EP. To book your place, please click on the following link: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/send-care-needs-in-telford-workshop-tickets-45721216389

PODS Pamper Event - Friday 15th June 2018

We are hosting a Pamper Event on Friday 15th June 2018 from 6.30pm-9.30pm. We will have lots of lovely treatments on offer, the maximum cost per treatment is £5, we hope to see you there!

Funding of students 16-25 with SEND - A Quick Guide

The Preparing For Adulthood programme have produced a new guide on funding for students aged 16-25 with SEND. The system can be complex and difficult to navigate, and this guide answers key questions, giving links to further information and tools. Click on the following link to find out more: https://councilfordisabledchildren.org.uk/transition-information-network/resources/funding-students-16-25-send-quick-guide​

School Exclusions Survey – Has your child ever been sent home from school?​

Please help us to gather more responses to our survey about exclusions. We've had some great responses to our School Exclusions survey so far - please take a quick 2 minutes to help us gather more evidence. Thank you. https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/XFBVBMS

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Come and join us at our Family Groups...

Friday 25th May: Your Voice + Family Resources from 9.30am-11.30am at Dawley Town Hall (opposite Langley School/CAMHS) New Street, Dawley, Telford, TF4 3JR


Monday 4th June: Your Voice + Family Resources from 10am–12pm at Admaston House, Admaston,Telford, TF5 0BN
Free car parking on site

Thursday 14th June: Your Voice + Family Resources from 7pm-9pm at The Elephant and Castle Pub, Dawley, Telford, TF4 2ET
Free car parking: Station Road Car Park (Entrance just after Royal British Legion. Postcode TF4 2NW)

Wednesday 20th June: Your Voice + Family Resources from 9.30am-11.30am at Hollinswood Community Centre, 7 Downemead, Telford, TF3 2EW
Free car parking available at front of shops.

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Kerrie Seagrave

Project Administrator on behalf of PODS Parent Carer Forum.

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