Category Projects

SEND Accelerated Action Plan Review

On 27 September 2023, officials from Department for Education SEND and NHS England reviewed the progress Worcestershire Children First have made against our Accelerated Progress Plan (APP) over the last eighteen months. Families in Partnership facilitated a survey which informed…

Groups, Activities and Short Breaks Provision Online Portal

Worcestershire’s parent carer forum, Families in Partnership (FiP), want to hear from families with children/young people with SEND, about their experiences booking and using Groups, Activities and Short Breaks Provision across Worcestershire. They are collecting the views and experiences of families…

Early Years Inclusion Conference

Our FiP Participation and Engagement Officer was invited to present an introduction to Parent Carer Engagement and overview of the Toolkit at the Worcestershire Children First Early Years Inclusion Conference on Friday 20th October 2023. Held at the Sixways Stadium, WR3 8ZE and attended by…

SEND Employment Forum

FiP attended the SEND Employment Forum on 9 June 2023 and 8 September, to participate in understanding the challenges and develop better and more ambitious opportunities for our young people with SEND as they enter the field of employment. Leaving…

The Worcestershire SEND Charter

This Worcestershire SEND Charter was created by Families in Partnership, Worcestershire’s recognised Parent Carer Forum and all of the partner members of Worcestershire’s SEND Improvement Board. It outlines our agreed way of working together to create good services for our…

Delivering Better Value (DBV)

The UK government has long term objectives to reform the system supporting children and young people with SEND, but these will take time. The DBV Programme recognises the current challenges faced and will provide valuable, short-term support to Local Authorities…

DFN Project Search

Opening Doors For The Workforce Of The Future DFN Project SEARCH is a transition to work programme committed to transforming the lives of young adults with a learning disability and autism or both. FiP would like to wish all the…

Cerebra Workshops

FiP actively encourages Peer to Peer discussions and sharing opportunities. Parent Carers benefit immensely when they meet and talk to other Parent Carers who are experiencing many of the same challenges and celebrations of having a child or children with…