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BPCF Meetings to March 2020

Thursday 5th March 2020

SEN Improvement Meeting

Location: Bracknell/Wokingham College

Time: 10.30-12pm

Each department present at the meeting discussed fully how the meeting could be structured in the future. We had representatives from Primary and secondary school, CCG, Social Care, Short Breaks, Integrated Therapies (OY, Physio, Speech and Language) and Bracknell Parent /Carer Forum.

It was suggested that we meet monthly and have a given area that we concentrate on and prepare to discuss before the upcoming meeting. For example, OT Provision and recruitment, Personal Health Budgets.

Attendees: Sandra Beadon and Sarah Barnett

Friday 27th March 2020

EHCP Audit Planning: Teleconference

Time: 10-12pm TBC

Attendee: Sandra Beadon

Tuesday 21st April 2020

Meeting Transport Team

Location: Time Square, Bracknell.

Time: 10-11am

Attendees: Sandra Beadon and Lenka Garcia. TBC

Friday 22nd May 2020

EHCP Audit

Location: Manor Green School, Maidenhead

Time: 10-3pm

Attendees: Sandra Beadon and Lenka Garcia

Wednesday 24th June 2020

East Berkshire SEN Committee Meeting

Time: 12-2pm

St Mark’s Hospital, Maidenhead

Attendees: Lenka Garcia and Sarah Barnett

Thursday 16th July 2020

Joint Commissioning Board Meeting

Time: 10-12pm

Location: TBC

Attendees: Sarah Barnett/Sandra Beadon

Tuesday 21st January 2020

SEN Engagement Session

New monthly meetings at Times Square, Bracknell Forest Council, with Kashif Nawaz who is Head of SEN.

Time: 11-12pm

Attendees: Sandra Beadon and Lenka Garcia

These monthly meetings will give the forum an opportunity to discuss topics regarding our children and young people which have comer to our attention via Facebook or our Website within that month from forum members.

In this initial meeting we discussed how the SEN department could share information with families with SEN in Bracknell Forest Council. Specifically, the commissioning Plan which should be available soon to parents /carers.

We also discussed the proposed “Pick Up Point” idea regarding Education Transport for SEN children and Young People. A date for the representatives of the forum to meet with the Transport team has been set for April 2020 to be confirmed.

Tuesday 21st January 2020

Steering Group Meeting

Time: 1-2pm

We discussed the planning for the upcoming IPSEA Masterclass Training in February 4th, 2020.

Minutes are on request.

Attendees: Sandra Beadon, Lenka Garcia and Sarah Barnett.

Monday 4th February 2020

IPSEA Masterclass Training on EHCP’s.

Time: 9.30am-2.30pm

Location: Easthampstead Baptist Church, South Hill Road, Bracknell.

This was well attended, and we had excellent feedback from parents/carers that attended. We hope to hold a similar event soon.

Monday 2nd March 2020

SEN Engagement Session

Time: 10.30am-12.30pm

Location: Bracknell Forest Council, Times Square, Bracknell.

We discussed how to shape these monthly meetings so that the forum could meet with the relevant departments to discuss that month’s focus for the forum’s priorities.

A meeting has been set up for April 2020 to meet with the Head of Education Transport Team Matthew Howlett and his team and is to be confirmed.

Attendees: Sandra Beadon and Lenka Garcia