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We welcome your feedback about Gloucestershire's Local Offer.  This includes feedback if you cannot find a service or the information that you are looking for.  Your comments can be sent by email to sendlocaloffer@gloucestershire.gov.uk. Alternatively you can contact The Key on 0800 542 0202 (Freephone) to speak to an advisor. 

Training and Support for Practitioners

In this section there is training information and professional support for your work with children and families. Time is a precious commodity and spending some with other professionals to develop our practice can be a useful resource. There are Newsletters sent to practitioners with countywide…

Transition to Adulthood

Post 16 provision is the fundamental step in young people’s journey to adulthood. The Post 16 Education Vision for Gloucestershire is to "ensure that there is a sustainable and responsive post 16 system which provides the skills and experience to enable young people to become independent, to…

Understanding Children and Families' Lived Experiences

This page is currently under construction - more information will be available shortly. This section provides practitioners with resources to help build a picture of what life is like for the child/young person (CYP). It is important for the practitioner to understand from a CYP’s…

Understanding Feelings and Emotions

This section provides practitioners with resources to help the child/young person (CYP) express their feelings and emotions to an adult with whom they have a trusted relationship. At times it is difficult to name the emotions being felt and talk about how they can make…

Using the Graduated Pathway of Early Help and Support

The Graduated Pathway of Early Help and Targeted Support is Gloucestershire’s Early Help assessment and planning process which provides support to practitioners working with children, young people and families. Applying a graduated approach allows the provision of the right level of support at the right…

What is Tax-Free Childcare? - Information for practitioners

Tax-Free Childcare is a new Government scheme to help working families with their childcare costs. Parents will be able to open online childcare accounts to pay their registered childcare providers directly. For every £8 parents pay in to these accounts, the Government will add £2,…

What is the Local Offer?

Gloucestershire County Council has a legal duty to publish a ‘Local Offer’ that lists all the activities, opportunities and support services available to families who have disabled children and young people aged up to 25.  It must include information about education, health and care provision…

What SEN Support can I expect from my child's school?

Gloucestershire County Council wants as many children as possible to attend their local mainstream school within their own community.  Schools are allocated funding for pupils identified with special educational needs or disabilities (SEND).  Gloucestershire County Council expects this funding to be used to provide support…

Why Relationships Matter

Whether you're together or separated, disagreements are completely normal. But evidence shows that regular conflict has a big impact on your children. Conflict might look like: a lack of warmth or emotional connection shouting and swearing at each other not accepting the outcome of arguments…
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