7th February 10am -12pm – Richard Young Suite, Boathouse Business Centre, Wisbech
8th February 10am – 12pm – Suite 2, Stanton House, Huntingdon
12th February 12.15pm – 14.15pm – Main Hall, Ely Community Centre, Ely
13th February 10am – 12pm – Fleet Business Centre, Peterborough
14th February 10am – 12pm – Orchard Park Community Centre, Cambridge
15th February 10am – 12pm – Sports Pavilion, Cambourne
To book your place contact Transformation.Team@Cambridgeshire.gov.uk
A warm welcome to two new team members for Pinpoint in 2019!
Linda Green is former Pinpoint Trustee and spent fourteen years with Papworth Trust. She will be joining us as our Volunteer and Engagement Manager, working alongside new and old Pinpoint volunteers, ensuring parents voices continue to be heard, whilst engaging in activities to increase awareness in the wider community. Did we also mention she is Jonnie Peacock’s mum?!
Laura Potter has previously worked for Core Assets as an Independent Supporter and joins us as our new communications officer. She will be working on all things communication, increasing our reach to parents and carers, and also ensuring that parents and professionals work together and all voices are heard.
We look forward to working alongside them both in the future.
Ever thought of becoming a trustee for Pinpoint? Fancy getting involved and making a difference? Now could be your chance!
If this is of interest and you’d like more information about what’s involved, come and chat to a member of the Pinpoint team at the conference on 1st February 2019
Pinpoint needs you!!
Emergency General Meeting 1st Feb At the Pinpoint Annual Conference, Burgess Hall St, Ives 2pm – 2.10pm
Pinpoint have been reviewing and updating our policies and documents. As a consequence we will be holding an EGM to update our Constitution. The updates include proposing to stay as a Charitable Incorporated organisation (CIO) and for voting members to be Trustees.
Anyone with an interest can attend the EGM and the proposed new Constitution wording will follow the recommendations of the Charity Commission. To register your attendance and receive copies of the agenda and papers, please email the Chair of Trustees: email@example.com
Read all about our Tenth Birthday celebration and how Pinpoint has gone from a kitchen table dream into the charity you know today.
Take a look at our first decade feature
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SENDIASS is running a free roadshow for SEND parent carers – in Cambridge later this month.
- Sensory issues
- How to help your child become more independent
- Finding information about your child’s education
- How schools support pupils who don’t have statements or EHCPs
Continue reading “Free SENDIASS roadshow in Cambridge”
Next week is Anti-Bullying Week in the UK.
Organised by the Anti-Bullying Alliance – a coalition of organisations and individuals working together to a stop bullying and create safer environments where children and young people can live, grow, play and learn.
This year’s theme is “Choose Respect“. The aims of the week are to support schools and other settings to help children and young people, school staff, parents and other professionals who work with children to understand: Continue reading “Anti-Bullying Week and local support”
Paralympian Jonnie Peacock will switch on the Christmas lights in Cambridge Market Square on Sunday, November 18.
Jonnie – who was born and raised in the county – made his name at the 2012 London Paralympics when he won the 100m. And went on to more success at the Rio Paralympics in 2016. Continue reading “Jonnie to switch on Cambridge lights”
Cambridgeshire SENDIASS is running a survey to help prioritise its work for the next few years. It wants feedback from service users – parents, carers and young people – who have used or who might use its service – about what is important to them. Continue reading “SENDIASS service survey”