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Help for Parents - Parenting Programmes

Blackburn with Darwen's Children's Services run a variety of parenting programmes. Follow the link below to a list of the programmes that are currently available to parents within Blackburn with Darwen. They are usually held in one of the Children's Centres or in a local…

Help to find information on the Local Offer Website

If you struggle to access the Local Offer website on a computer or a mobile device (phone / tablet / laptop)  or perhaps you would like some help to use the website, the places listed in this leaflet will be able to help. All of…

How to access the Local Offer and get help to find information on it

If you have limited access to digital equipment (computers, tablets, smartphones) or would like some help to find information on Blackburn with Darwen's Local Offer website, the places listed below will be able to help. All of these services will usually have staff available to…

How to create an entry on BwD's Local Offer Website

This simple guide takes you through the process of entering and updating your service entry. It explains ... what information should be added to each text box what to put in Keywords how to make the correct selections to categories and filters so that your…

Identifying the Social Care Needs of Disabled Children and Young People

Identifying the social care needs of disabled children and young people and those with special educational needs as part of Education, Health and Care Needs Assessments. To find out further information please select the link below.

Inspecting registered childcare providers: information for concerned parents

This factsheet provides information about how ofsted regulate childcare providers. It sets out how you might like to use the information available to you when choosing childcare and what to do if you have a concern about your provider. To find out more information please…

An Introduction to the Local Offer and Education, Health and Care Plans

This leaflet provides an overview of the Local Offer and the new Education, Health and Care (EHC) assessment process. To view this leaflet please click on the document to your right. If you would like to follow a signed version of this page, please click…

Keeping Children Safe in Education - Statutory guidance for schools and colleges

This document is the statutory guidance from the Department for Education issued under Section 175 of the Education Act 2002, the Education (Independent School Standards) Regulations 2014 and the Non-Manintained Special Schools (England) Regulation 2015. Schools and colleges must have regard to it when carrying…

Key working approaches to Support Delivery of the SEND Reforms

This online training on the key working approach to supporting disabled children, young people and those with SEN, and their families was developed by the Council for Disabled Children. Key working is everyone’s business. For a few it is their full-time role. For many more…

Library Story Time

Blackburn with Darwen libraries are offering children under the age of five a chance to meet the library mascot Wordsworth for a FREE story and rhyme times. The sessions are free and there is no need to book. Upcoming dates Tuesday, October 9, 2-2.30pm at…
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