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Preparing For Adulthood

Growing up and becoming an adult is known as Preparing for Adulthood or PfA for short.  There are 4 areas of PfA which are improtant for everyone growing up.  These are: Education, training and employment  Independent living Having friends and being part of your community…

Primary schools - access to early help and advice

Schools can be a good starting point if parents, carers or families are concerned about their child.  The information below has been composed by Gloucestershire primary schools for you. Most primary schools and their partners would be able to offer you direct support, advice or information on where…

Priority Service Register

Many people don't realise that each utility provider has a Priority Service Register. If you are a vulnerable person, perhaps due to illness, disability or age, or if you care for a vulnerable person, you can sign up for free to the Priority Service Registers…

Pupil Premium

Pupil Premium is an extra sum of money paid directly to schools to help disadvantaged children fulfill their potential.  Pupil Premium also supports children whose parents are in the regular armed forces.

Ready, Steady Go Programme

In healthcare, we use the word transition to describe the process of preparing, planning and moving from children's to adult services. We understand that moving away from a team of professionals that you have been with for many years can be scary but hopefully, by getting…

Registration Instructions for Practitioners

Registering as user of the Glosfamilies Directory website will enable you to manage your own record/s on the website whenever it is convenient for you, and keep your information up to date.  You will also be able to access confidential or sensitive information that is…

Requesting an EHC Needs Assessment

The Local Authority recommends that anyone wishing to make a request for an EHC needs assessment for a child/young person, follows the graduated pathway process.  If an EHC needs assessment is required, this process will ensure that the necessary evidence is collated to support the request.…

Safeguarding

Launching Gloucestershire’s revised ‘Levels of Intervention Guidance’ All staff working with children and young people need to be aware of this guidance; to help them make clear decisions based on the child or young person’s level of need.  This will help to ensure that children…

Safeguarding Chronology Guidance for Practitioners

Children and young people are most effectively safeguarded when professionals work together and share information.  Locally, we know that when a timeline of significant events (chronologies) from agencies are drawn together for the purpose of case reviews, information emerges that was not known or shared…
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