Thomas Whitehead C of E VA Primary School

Thomas Whitehead CE Academy

A member of the Diocese of St Albans Multi Academy Trust

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The Grapevine 

Welcome to the 50th edition of The Grapevine. 
Keeping you up to date with what's happening across the county. 

Autism and Behaviour Workshop for Parents and Carers
Bedford Parent Carer Forum still have some spaces left on their workshop tomorrow, please send a Facebook message or email them at: if you would like to go along...
Autism and Behaviour Workshop for Parents and Carers
This workshop provides you with the opportunity to learn more about:
  • The difficulties autism can cause in managing behaviour
  • The theory behind behaviour and how we can prevent rather than cure
  • Strategies for managing difficult situations 
 £15 for Autism Bedfordshire members or £20 for non-members

Date:             Tuesday 26th June 2018
Time:             9:45am arrival for a prompt 10am start until 1pm
Venue:           The Child Development Centre, Hill Rise, Kempston MK42 7EB 
No parking is available on the CDC site but street parking is available in 
Hill Rise.
Places must be booked and paid for in advance of the session.
To register for your place please contact Autism Bedfordshire (01234) 214871 or 

Exclusive Soft Play Session in Bedford
John Bunyan Soft Play 24th June 2018. 9:00 - 10:30am.
John Bunyan Sports & Fitness, Mile Road, Bedford, MK42 9TS.

The café area will be closed during these times but you are welcome to bring your own snacks.

Autism Bedfordshire will have exclusive use of this facility on the above date. We will provide one member of staff to monitor the play areas, however we will not be able to offer 1:1 support. 
£3.50 per child for Autism Bedfordshire members or £4.50 per child for non-members. Adults and children under 1 year are free*.

Limited spaces available. Please contact Autism Bedfordshire on 01234 214871 to book & pay for your place.

Parents will be fully responsible for their children at all times. Please note child tickets will be limited to children with autism and their siblings. Suitable for children aged 0-12yrs. 

*In the event you need to cancel your place, refunds can only be provided up to 10 working days prior to the date of the session.


  1. Benefits
  2. Flitwick Children
  3. CBC SEND Parent and Young Person Partnership Service
  4. Contact is the new name for Contact a Family
  5. Mediation
  6. Information for Families with children who are registered blind or partially sighted
  7. Supporting adolescents with dyspraxia
  8. 2018_yearly_calendar_sep_1
  9. 1) Final Annual Report SNAP PCF (003)
  10. Summer 2018
  11. Carers+Week+2018+FLYER+final