Category Archives: News

A collection of our latest news updates

Fundraising for Friends of Valley School Charity

Rob Dobson, a Valley parent, and his colleagues will be undertaking the Yorkshire three peaks challenge on 21st May 2022 to raise funds for Friends of Valley. Thank you so much for doing this Rob, good luck with the training! If you would like to contribute or if you could share the link we would be very grateful


SCHOOL HOLIDAY ACTIVITIES IN STOCKPORT *Please check websites as bookings may be needed   SEASHELL TRUST  – Inclusive summer activities for children with disabilities at the Seashell trust.   CADS School Holidays Our summer CADS school holiday programme offers a wide range of fully inclusive sports, health and wellbeing activities. We offer everything from football to swimming, climbing and art. Monday 12.30 –
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Short Breaks Survey

Stockport Council’s Short Breaks Team organises a variety of activities throughout the year for children and young people with additional needs & disabilities. Stockport Council would like to find out about your families experience of using Short Break’s so that they can make best use of the budget available and ensure that the activities meet the needs of children and young people in Stockport.
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Start Well Parents Focus Group

Start Well Focus Group Please click this link for further information Focus Group poster FINAL (1)

Safer Internet Day 2021

Safer Internet Day will take place on Tuesday 9 February and embraces the theme ‘An Internet We Trust: Exploring Reliability in the Online World’. Click here for more resources including Online Parent Courses…. 

Coping under Covid

Please use this link to access this superb resource developed by Primary Jigsaw and the Behaviour Support Service…. Emotional Wellbeing during Covid – Make the Most of Life without Limits

Sleep Support

Seashell Trust are offering free support with sleep, for children and young adults (2-25) with additional needs. All sessions are currently being delivered remotely, via Zoom.   Sleep Success This ½ day workshop offers an introduction to the behavioural approach to sleep. 22.04.21   Sleep Better (5 week course) This five week course offers parents/carers evidence-based strategies as well as group support. 11.01.21 18.01.21 25.01.21
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Stockport Consultation

Stockport Council are consulting with Stockport residents on how they need to spend the ‘High needs block’ funding of the Dedicated School Grant.  Special schools and other specialist  support services have been part of a review. The Local Authority wants parents/carers views on what is needed and how to spend funds to get the best outcomes for Children and Young People with SEND. Please
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Volunteer Parent Group Leaders Needed

Stockport Empowering Parents Empowering Communities (EPEC) are looking to train recruit volunteer parent group leaders. Find more information here

New Safety Resource

Here’s a link to information about keeping children safe online. It may be more appropriate to otherchildren and young people in your family but all the same we wanted to share it with you. Stay safe everyone.