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Access and Response

Manager:  Jackie Charlton
Department for Children, Adults and Health
South Gloucestershire Council
PO Box 1955, Bristol, BS37 0DE

Telephone:  01454 866000
Fax:  01454 864380
Email:  accessandresponse@southglos.gov.uk

Bristol Hospital Education Service

Head of Service:  Jim Bowyer
Falkland Road, Montpelier, Bristol, BS6 5JT

Telephone:  0117 377 2377
Email:  bhesadmin@bristol-schools.uk
Website:  www.bhes.bristol.sch.uk

Department for Children, Adults and Health

South Gloucestershire Council
PO Box 1955, Bristol, BS37 0DE

Telephone:  01454 868008
Fax:  01454 868420
Email:  cis@southglos.gov.uk
Website:  www.southglos.gov.uk

Department for Education

Piccadilly Gate, Store Street, Manchester, M1 2WD

Telephone:  0370 000 2288
Fax:  0161 600 1332
Website:  www.gov.uk/government/organisations/department-for-education

Ethnic Minority and Traveller Achievement Service

School Support Service Lead:  Sue Morgan

Telephone:  01454 868652
Fax:  01454 863998
Email:  sue.morgan@southglos.gov.uk

Ofsted

Piccadilly Gate, Store Street, Manchester, M1 2WD

Telephone:  0300 123 4234
Fax: 0300 123 3159
Email:  enquiries@ofsted.gov.uk
Website:  www.gov.uk/government/organisations/ofsted

Sensory Support Service

Head of Service:  Joao Roe
Elmfield House, Greystoke Avenue, Westbury-on-Trym, Bristol, BS10 6AY

Telephone:  0117 903 8441
Mobile:  07557 202045
Fax:  0117 903 8440
Email:  joao.roe@bristol.gov.uk
Website:  www.sensorysupportservice.org.uk

Special Educational Needs (0-25 Service)

Department for Children, Adults and Health
South Gloucestershire Council
PO Box 1955, Bristol, BS37 0DE

General Enquiries:  01454 866259
Fax:  01454 863264
Email:  0-25ServiceEducationDuty@southglos.gov.uk

Supportive Parents

Maggie Potter
Royal Oak House, Royal Oak Avenue, Bristol, BS1 4GB

Information & Support Line:  0117 989 7725 Monday, Wednesday and Friday – 10.00am to 2.00pm term time only
Admin/Fax:  0117 989 7724
Email:  support@supportiveparents.org.uk
Website:  www.supportiveparents.org.uk

Supportive Parents provides the Special Educational Needs & Disability Information, Advice and Support (SENDIAS) Service in Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire.  We are an independent organisation offering free, confidential and impartial advice to parents, children or any young person aged 16 – 25 about SEND.  We offer both face to face support via meetings and help with written information.  You can speak to our trained advisors between 10am – 2pm Monday, Wednesday and Friday during term time or e-mail our support line and staff will respond to you as soon as they can.