Rainbow is inviting parent carers to join us at our 8th Annual Event to hear our speakers, attend workshops, talk to providers at our marketplace, and enter our consultation prize draw to win a £100 Intu voucher. We will also be launching our Genuine Partnerships with Nottingham City Council.
Preparing for Adulthood Family Information Event
Saturday 23 rd March 2019 10:00-14:00
(Refreshments will be provided throughout the day)
This event is an opportunity for young people and their families to meet with services and organisations who are available to support with the move into adulthood with particular focus on Education, Employment & Training pathways for Post 16. The event is being supported by a range of services and organisations. There will also be the opportunity to get involved and take part in both sporting and art workshops on the day.
If you are interested in attending this event please email them by no later than Friday 1st March
Services at the event:
Futures Career Advice & Apprenticeships
Information regarding Supported Employment
Skills For Employment
NCC Transitions Team
Adult Overnight Short Breaks Services
Independent Travel Training
Information, Advice & Guidance Services
Sports, Leisure & Community Opportunities
Community Short Break Providers
Nottinghamshire Participation Hub
Email your Name, D.O.B, and people who will be accompanying you to ICDS.EOTAS@nottscc.gov.uk
What a success!
It may have been the first time we’d organised and hosted a careers / industry event as such, but boy was it successful!
The aim of the event was to provide a friendly and non-threatening SEN-specific experience during which the students attending could:
- Find out about local colleges and the courses they offer
- Learn what apprenticeships are and what opportunities might be available for them locally
- Learn more about different ‘career pathways’ there might be in the public sector
- Meet with local companies, such as Sainsbury’s, to find out about work experience and volunteering opportunities
- Learn from parents/others connected with DMS about their jobs and professions e.g. midwifery, nursing
- Mix and interact with other young people from other Nottinghamshire SEN schools
Not only did the Derrymount students enjoy the event, we were delighted to have groups visit from three other SEN schools.
The feedback we got from everyone (exhibitors and attendees) was very positive – it was just the right kind of event (and environment) for students to receive expert career guidance and advice as part of their broader ‘Preparing for Adulthood’ work that takes place in school.
Thank you to everyone who contributed towards the success of the event – especially the students that came round with scrummy school-baked buns 🙂
Now, enjoy some photos taken on the day!
Derrymount’s Industry Day is being held on Wednesday 28th November between 1.30 – 4.30.
We will have a host of visiting colleges, professionals and experts on hand to give up-to-date information and advice. It’s the ideal time for parents, carers and students to find out about the options available at Post 16 and beyond.
Please come along for some or all of this event.
For more information please ring the school on 0115 9675020.
Gedling council are putting on multiple free play days during the summer for the under 14s