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Plymouth Parent Carer Voice (PPCV) are providing some excellent parent workshops.

For more information and to book tickets please click on the e-mail link found below each course.


08.05.19 - Parent Carer S.E.N.D Conference. Plymouth Guildhall 9.30am-2.30pm

This is a chance for parents and carers to choose talks and workshops, led by professionals, that are relevant to their family see below for more information about this event.


Plymouth Annual SEND Conference

This year’s SEND conference organised by Plymouth Parent Carer Voice (PPCV) in partnership with PCC and PIAS, is being held on Wednesday May 8th at the Plymouth Guildhall from 9.30am to 3.00pm



We have 30+ stall holders attending from various SEND related organisations such as Horizons sailing, PIAS, Friends and Family, Routeways, Special Olympics (plus many more) and for the first time this year for our young people thinking of next steps, the University of Plymouth, Plymouth College of Art, City College and Achievement training will be attending.  We strongly encourage parents AND young people to come and talk to them in a relaxed atmosphere, away from the usual hustle and bustle of busy open days, to explore your options, access student information, find out about courses and what support prospective students can expect.


All stalls will be available from 9.30am until 3.00pm


Professional Drop-in:

There is the usual professional drop-in.  Come and speak with:

·         Educational Psychologist,

·         PIAS,

·         Plymouth City Council 0-25 team,

·         Preparing for Adulthood team,

·         Careers South West,

·         Short Breaks.



There is time in the day to choose up to four of our ten workshops/talks running throughout the day, covering the following subjects:

1.      SEN Support

2.      EHCPs

3.      Annual Reviews

4.      Dyslexia

5.      ACCESS (the new route for service referral i.e. CDC, CAMHS, ASD pathway etc.)

6.      Parent Carer Participation – how to get involved and make a difference

7.      Plymouth Autism Amplified Project (PPCV & Routeways partnership)

8.      CAMHS Secondary (Anxiety and development understanding and responding to anxiety in secondary aged children with autism)

9.      CDC – Primary (Anxiety and development understanding and responding to anxiety in primary aged children with a developmental condition)

10.  New Plymouth Free School for AUTISM



A light cold lunch is provided at 12 noon if your place and food preference is booked via the ticket option (below).  We need to know numbers for catering purposes.  All ticket fees for parent/carers (and any purchased by/for young people) are fully refundable on the day.  Each ticket entitles you to a lunch-pass wrist band, issued on arrival to exchange for your lunch plate.  Tea and coffee will be available all day.


04.06.19 – Cerebra Primary – Sleep workshop.  Plymouth Guildhall 10am-2pm. 

A workshop for parents and carers looking at sleep strategies for primary school children

Leigham Primary School has high ambitions for all its pupils and expects them to participate and achieve in every aspect of school life. Our commitment to equal opportunities is an important aspect of our overall resolution to be a fully inclusive school.


Leigham Primary School aims to:

  • set suitable learning challenges;

  • respond to pupils' diverse needs and

  • overcome potential barriers to learning for individuals and groups of pupils.


Every member of staff shares the responsibility to remove barriers to learning for all pupils - including those with a disability.


We are committed to offering an inclusive curriculum to ensure the best possible progress for all our pupils whatever their needs or abilities.



Special Needs Co-ordinator contact details:


Name: Mrs Suzanne Perkin

Telephone: 01752 790990





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