Portsmouth Parent Voice


We hold regular ‘drop-in’ sessions and workshops where you can meet parents in similar positions.


PPV offer support and advice to families with children with special needs.

Helping parent carers of young people aged 0-25 with additional
needs and disabilities to shape and improve local services

Latest News

SEND Summer Events Timetable & Updated List Of What’s On!

Summer Events (in date order) Friday 24th August @ Mountbatten Centre from 2.45-4pm The Bounce Department SEN Bounce Session: Bouncy Castles, Obstacle Courses, Slides etc. Age group: 18 months – 12 years old Cost: £6 Nice to know: You MUST…..

Pompey in the Community Summer Timetable & Courses

Impacting on You Newsletter- June 2018 Edition

You can view the newsletter here: IOY June 2018  

What’s Next May 2018 Newsletter

Information for post 16 courses, employment and training. To read the newsletter, click here: May_2018_WhatNext Newsletter


This month, the newsletter focuses on Transfer of Statements to EHC plans, DfE consultation on elective home education, Supported internships in action, Education Select Committee SEND Enquiry, SEND School Workforce contract, The European Agency for Special Needs and Inclusive Education……

Position Statement on the 2018/19 Home to School Transport Policy 29 to 25 age range.

  In January 2017, Portsmouth City Council consulted with parents/carers and other stakeholders about changes to the Home to School Transport Policy and the Post 16 Learners Statement. Changes to the policies were agreed and a summary of these changes…..

Impacting on You newsletter May 2018 Edition

You can view the newsletter here: IOY May 2018  

Therapia- a new service for special needs and disability

    “I would like to introduce to you a new service that will be shortly operating in the Portsmouth and Hampshire area. It is primarily aimed for those who have Special Educational Needs or Disabilities (SEND). It would be…..

What Next Newsletter- work and educational opportunities for young people in Portsmouth

You can download the newsletter here: April_2018_WhatNext Newsletter  

PPV Newsletter Easter Special 2018

To view the newsletter, click below:   IOY Easter 2018