The charity Enquire will be holding an information evening about the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child for parents and carers of children with ASN on Wednesday 7th February, between 6pm and 7pm in Carrongrange High School.
If you would like to attend, please let Paul Stones, Head Teacher at IWBS, know before Tuesday 31st January as Carrongrange need to know numbers to plan accommodation arrangements.
You can find out more about the UNCRC and how it affects families here.
Dear Parent/ Carer
Please note the following regarding the 2023-24 school calendar:
- Thursday 2nd May 2024 – school is now open, pupils to attend as normal.
- Friday 3rd May 2024 – is now a staff development day, school closed to pupils.
- Monday 6th May 2024 – local holiday, school closed.
Education Scotland are running an information event for parents and carers about the UNCRC (United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child), what it is all about, and what it means for parents/carers, especially with the Incorporation Bill on the political horizon. Staff, children and young people are welcome to join as well.
It will take place on Microsoft Teams on Wednesday 8 Nov, 18.00 – 19.00.
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Meeting ID: 357 702 313 946
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Falkirk Council’s Additional Support Needs team has worked alongside the leads for the ASN Parent Forum to arrange an information session targeted at parents of children with ASN in Falkirk’s schools and early learning centres. The purpose of this session is to equip parents with knowledge of the service, it’s processes and how it can support you and your child(ren).
Details for the session are as follows:
- Monday 30th October (6.30pm – 8pm) at Carrongrange High School
The session will also be recorded to enable parents who are unable to attend in-person to watch online afterwards.
If you have any enquiries about these sessions please contact: email@example.com
We would also like to take the opportunity to promote the ASN Parent Forum who we have worked alongside in organising this session. The next meeting of the ASN Parent Forum will take place in January and more details about this will be shared soon. In the meantime, the ASN Parent Forum’s contact details are: firstname.lastname@example.org
Please see the information below from Forth Valley NHS about the Minor Injuries service
Minor Injuries Information from NHS Forth Valley
The Council’s Executive has recently agreed that an additional public holiday is granted for King Charles III’s coronation on Saturday 06 May 2023. This will be in addition to the traditional public holiday on Monday 01 May 2023.
All schools and early learning and childcare centres will be closed on Monday 08 May 2023.
If you would like to find out more about potential changes to free home-to-school transport for all pupils in the Falkirk Council area, please come along to one of the following public meetings:
- Tuesday, 7 February, from 6.30pm to 8.30pm, at Grangemouth High School
- Thursday, 16 February, from 6.30pm to 8.30pm, at St Mungo’s High School
- Tuesday, 7 March, from 6.30pm to 8.30pm, at Denny High School
You don’t need to register to attend, simply come along to the meeting that suits you best.
Who’ll be speaking?
- Robert Naylor, Director of Children’s Services
- Gary Greenhorn, Head of Planning & Resources
- Chris Cox, Transport Planning Manager
- Richard Teed, Senior Forward Planning Officer
- Councillor Laura Murtagh, Education & Leisure Portfolio Holder
Will I get an opportunity to ask questions?
Yes, following a short presentation you’ll be able to ask questions about the proposals.
I can’t attend an event; how else can I provide my feedback?
Views are also being captured via a survey 👉 https://say.falkirk.gov.uk/childrens-services/distance-criteria-for-home-to-schools-transport/. You have until 17 March to fill it in.
If you have any questions about the public meetings or survey, please email the Forward Planning Team via email@example.com.
Forth Valley College is holding an open evening on Tuesday, November 22nd, 3pm – 7pm. There will be representatives from the different departments, course information, tours and a chance to ask any questions that you may have. This is open to pupils and parents / carers who are interested in finding out more about the college and what they could offer.
If you would like to attend, please click HERE to fill in a short form to register.
Following the announcement by King Charles lll that the day of the State Funeral of HM The Queen on Monday 19 September 2022 will be a bank holiday, all Falkirk schools and early years establishments will be closed that day to allow all pupils and staff to observe the day of national mourning.
Compass is an online tool that helps you understand the transition to adult life, and work out what matters to you. There are two versions – one for young people, and one for parents and carers of young people with additional support needs.
You can use Compass on any device connected to the internet – a smartphone, tablet, iPad or laptop.
Visit www.pn2p.scot/compass or type the link into your browser for resources to help you get started, tips and answers to frequently asked questions
You can also download this information and more from here