Government Petition
Sign Our Petition! Suspend the Safety Valve programme and provide funding to cover SEND deficits

Press Coverage

BBC  |  30 Apr, 2024
Poole mum's petition over special needs children funding
Special Needs Jungle  |  Apr 26, 2024
Parent campaigners: We must suspend the SEND Safety Valve programme: Here’s why, and how
Bournemouth Echo  |  Apr 4, 2024
BCP Council's refused Safety Valve plan released
Bournemouth Echo  |  Mar 30, 2024
BCP Council Safety Valve discussions ongoing with government
Bournemouth Echo  |  Mar 21, 2024
Headteachers write critical letter of council to minister
Bournemouth Echo  |  Mar 20, 2024
BCP Council's Safety Valve proposal did not meet government criteria
Bournemouth Echo  |  Mar 19, 2024
IN FULL: BCP Council Safety Valve letter from Department for Education
Bournemouth Echo  |  Mar 18, 2024
Department for Education doesn't accept BCP Council Safety Valve plan
Schools Week  |  Mar 9, 2024
Council faces legal action over controversial safety valve deal
Schools Week  |  Mar 1, 2024
Struggling council gets first SEND 'improvement adviser'
Bournemouth Echo  |  Feb 26, 2024
BCPACS says council meeting a 'milestone' in Safety Valve campaign
Bournemouth Echo  |  Feb 22, 2024
Safety Valve: Council passes motion with consensus
Bournemouth Echo  |  Feb 15, 2024
Safety Valve: Petition and motion to be heard at BCP Council meeting
Bournemouth Echo  |  Feb 5, 2024
BCP Alliance for Children and Schools requests BCP Council CEO meeting
Advertiser & Times  |  Feb 2, 2024
Schools and parents of SEND children hit out at BCP Council's plan to sign up to the Department for Education's Safety Valve programme
Bournemouth Echo  |  Jan 30, 2024
BCP Council in 'one of the most precarious' financial positions
Schools Week  |  Jan 29, 2024
Schools sound alarm over 'frightening' 11% funding raid
Bournemouth Echo  |  Jan 29, 2024
Safety Valve funds will not tackle council's current education deficit
Bournemouth Echo  |  Jan 25, 2024
Protest against Safety Valve programme at BCP Council
Bournemouth Echo  |  Jan 23, 2024
Conor Burns wants education secretary to step in over funding
Bournemouth Echo  |  Jan 23, 2024
Letter: 'School funding cut is a serious situation'
Bournemouth Echo  |  Jan 23, 2024
Protest against Safety Valve plans to be held in Bournemouth
Bournemouth Echo  |  Jan 21, 2024
Petition to council to reject Safety Valve signed 2,100 times
BBC  |  Jan 18, 2024
SEND: Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole schools face 'terrifying' cuts
Bournemouth Echo  |  Jan 18, 2024
Councillors write to MPs with 'grave concerns' over Safety Valve
BUzz  |  Jan 18
Bournemouth schools at risk of joining 'Safety Valve'
Bournemouth Echo  |  Jan 17, 2024
Sir Conor Burns 'very concerned' about school funding
Bournemouth Echo  |  Jan 16, 2024
Headteacher has 'no confidence' in BCP Council to manage budget
Bournemouth Echo  |  Jan 15, 2024
School budgets set to be slashed by 11 per cent in BCP
The Guardian  |  Jan 13, 2024
UK council could go bust due to £60m hole in special needs spending
Tes  |  Jan 5, 2024
DfE in bid to sign 5 new SEND bailout deals