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Staying active at home

Sport England have put together lots of different ideas on how to stay active in and around your home. There are lots of resources to choose from, from dancing with the kids through Change4life to home exercise routines to suit every need.

Minister's open letter to parents/carers

Vicky Ford, Parliamentary under Secretary of State for Children and Families has written a letter dated 24th March 2020 aimed at all children and young people with special educational needs, their parents/carer and families and all others who support them. The letter states her committment…

SEND and Inclusion team - Covid-19 update

Rutland County Council's SEND and Inclusion team have today released information on how they continue to support families during Covid-19, and how their services have been affected as a result of the outbreak. 

Online learning resources and activities for all ages

Rutland County Council has created a page packed with online learning resources and activities. Access online library services, take a virtual tour of the Natural History Museum, visit the Taj Mahal and more - there's something fun and educational for people of all ages.

What events or activities are affected by coronavirus measures?

Most services and activities listed on this website are changing in response to the coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak. In particular, events and non-essential gatherings have been cancelled and most key services are operating differently. If you are planning to use a service that is listed on…

Coronavirus: Donating to Rutland Foodbank

If you want to help people who are facing food poverty during the coronavirus outbreak, you might be interested to know that you can make donations to the Rutland Foodbank in a number of ways: You can donate food items at Tesco, the Co-op, Lidl…

Coronavirus: Age UK offering telephone and online sessions

Due to the COVID-19 restrictions preventing groups being held in person, Age UK are offering virtual sessions via telephone or online, using Zoom or Skype. Sessions include: Virtual Coffee mornings: Mondays and Thursdays throughout June, starting at 10:30am. Open to anyone over 50 and Age UK…

Coronavirus: Return to education and school transport

Below is some information prepared by Rutland County Council's Transport Team for parents and carers, regarding their child's school transport.  As our schools and other education provisions are welcoming children back to school and more students will need transport, the work of the Rutland County…

Additional information on Covid19 and the impact on EHC assessments, Plans and Annual Reviews

Update for children and families, May 2020 At the beginning of the lockdown period, Rutland County Council SEND service wrote to every family, (225), who had either applied for an assessment or already had an EHC Plan, to advise them that we may have to…

Coronavirus: Aiming High update

Although physical activities have stopped we are now running virtual groups! There are currently 6 virtual groups a week and we are looking to increase this. Currently running are:  Mini Chaos, every Tuesday at 5pm  Youth Chaos, every Wednesday at 6pm and every Saturday at…
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