Category: Children’s services

121 Children’s services posts found.

“Give a child a chance and a future”, urges foster care team

Foster Care Fortnight 2018 - the Fostering Network

There are about 65,000 children living with 55,000 foster families throughout the UK… and every 20 minutes another child comes into care…

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Consultation extended into travel assistance for SEND nursery and post-16 students


A consultation on proposed changes to travel assistance for nursery pupils with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) and post-16 students has…

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Primary school admission figures for 2019 announced

children in field

Families in Shropshire are today (Tuesday 16 April 2019) finding out whether their children have been offered a reception place at their preferred primary…

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Shropshire Council praised by minister for success of adoption service

A picture of some children smiling

A government minister has praised Shropshire Council for its work to quickly place children with adoptive families. In a letter to the…

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Shifnal Primary School to officially open its two new classrooms

The new classrooms at Shifnal Primary School

Two new classrooms will be officially opened at Shifnal Primary School tomorrow afternoon (Tuesday 2 April 2019), with parents, pupils, governors, council…

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New ‘hubs’ to provide support for Shropshire children and families from next week


Support services for Shropshire families and children will be delivered from six new family hub bases across Shropshire from next Monday (1…

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Special event celebrates employment internships of young people with disabilities

Supported internships people

A special celebratory event was held this week (Wednesday 20 March 2019) at Shrewsbury Town FC’s stadium to mark the achievements of young…

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Views sought on proposed changes to nursery, school and college travel support


Shropshire Council has begun a six-week consultation on proposed changes to travel assistance for nursery pupils with special educational needs and disabilities…

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Consultation on changes to post-16 transport funding to be held


Shropshire Council’s is to carry out a six-week consultation into proposals to save £202,625 from the council’s SEN (Special Educational Needs) transport…

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Young carers produce a leaflet to raise awareness of young carers

Young carers leaflet

Young carers from Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin have worked together to produce a leaflet which aims to raise awareness of young carers…

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