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IPSEA training for parents and carers in Croydon


Wednesday 6th March
at The Cherry Hub (formerly Cherry Orchard Centre)
171 St James’s Road, CR0 2BY

PiP are delighted to be able to host this invaluable training for a small charge of £6.00 per person.

IPSEA (Independent Parental Special Education Advice)
will run a session on Level 2 SEND law.
This Level 2 SEND law training, delivered by a member of the IPSEA legal team, will take an in depth look at specific areas of the law relating to children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities. It is essential to have basic knowledge of the SEND Code of Practice before attending.

The training day will cover the following topics:

  • Inclusion
  • The duty to specify in an Education, Health and Care (EHC) plan
  • Annual reviews
  • Home to school transport
  • Mental capacity
  • Health and social care
  • Mediation

Previous attendees have said:
“Full of relevant advice, law and good discussions on individual situations.”
“Parent friendly vocabulary, skilled facilitator, plenty of time to ask questions.”
“The trainer was very knowledgeable and willing to listen to concerns/questions. Brilliant!”
“Very clearly laid out training; complicated issues discussed in a digestible way”
“Succinct, accessible, interesting, patiently explained, provides hopefulness”
“I feel more empowered now I’m more aware of my rights”

To book tickets:

The cost for parent carers is £6.00 with lunch provided.
Please contact PiP office on 020 8663 5626 if you would like to attend but are unable to pay the fee.

Regrettably, we are unable to offer spaces to Local Authority staff (SEND practitioners).

Please be aware that the on-site parking is limited and for Blue Badge holders only. If you are a Blue Badge holder, please contact the PiP Office to secure a parking place. Spaces are limited.

Agenda for the day: https://www.ipsea.org.uk/Handlers/Download.ashx?IDMF=e6852053-08cf-40e4-835d-0e8c10cb1649

IPSEA website: https://www.ipsea.org.uk/

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