News and Resources


Job opportunity: Engagement worker

An exciting opportunity to come and work with us on two key projects as an engagement worker.
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East Sussex commissioning update

ESPCF meets every half term with the SEND (special educational needs and/or disabilities) commissioning team at East Sussex County Council. It’s an opportunity to hear updates and share feedback. Read our latest update.
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Statement on neurodevelopmental pathway in Sussex

The three Sussex parent carer forums - East Sussex, Brighton, and West Sussex - have published a statement calling for urgent action to tackle alarming situation facing SEND families with children and young people on the neurodevelopmental pathway.

Emotionally based school avoidance (EBSA) parent carer group

We are looking for additional parent carers with experience or knowledge of emotionally based school avoidance (EBSA) to join our ‘reference group’ and help us to ensure a strong parent carer voice is heard and acted on in the local authority’s EBSA work.

East Sussex & the SEND ‘Change Programme’

East Sussex is one of the local areas involved in the government’s SEND ‘Change Programme’, which means the local authority will be trialling some potential reforms as set out in the national SEND and Alternative Provision Improvement Plan. Click to find out more.

Changes to paediatric services at Eastbourne hospital

Read about our recent meeting with directors from Eastbourne District General Hospital to discuss the changes being made to paediatric services and what this may mean for SEND families.