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mASCot News

mASCot unhappy their findings weren't reflected in the B&H OFSTED report.

June 21st 2023

mASCot surveyed it's 1600+ members to collate information to give to OFSTED inspectors to include in their inspection. Reading their final report was upsetting for many families as it didn't represent what their experiences were and it wasn't a true picture of what's happening in the city.

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Local Clubs raises funds for mASCot.

June 15th 2023

A big thank you to Ann McDonnell who held two quiz nights at Preston lawn tennis club to raise funds for mASCot. In total she have raised £375, this is a great contribution to help run our projects. If you would like find out about others who have supported mASCot or how to do it yourself then

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B&H LA Ofsted Inspection Report.

May 31st 2023

Following weeks of waiting OFSTED to publish their inspection finding, it has finally been released. mASCot members feel it isn't a true picture of their own experiences and feel the outcome isn't addressing the issues they face every day.

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Ofsted Parent View.

March 16th 2023

Ofsted Parent View is chance to tell Ofsted what you think of your child’s school.

You don’t have to wait until the school is being inspected and the information you give will help plan inspections. 

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Children's Mental Health Week.

February 6th 2023

Keeping our children's mental health, healthy is all of our responsibility. Share information with schools, family and friends, raise awareness and help them understand the importance of keeping all our children safe and healthy. Find more good resources here.

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Thank you Dave & The Co-op

January 22nd 2023

Thank you Dave Gill for choosing mASCot to be the organisation to receive the money raised at your work.

We rely on the kindness of donations like this, 100% of all funding goes into supporting our mASCot families and running our projects.

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Happy new Year 2023

January 1st 2023

What a year 2022 has been, we have continued to successfully run most of our clubs with very little funding,

We have started a few more including the Equine Therapy, Teens Gym Sessions and Yoga courses, Gymnastic club, they have all been brilliant.

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Update on the third site for Hill Park

December 14th 2022

Site is a mixed day specialist school for students in Key stage 3 and 4. Students who attend HP3 do not have a learning disability.

They may have a learning difficulty as a result of their neurodiverse needs.

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A wonderful sunny day at PRIDE

August 6th 2022

A big thank you to Brighton & Hove Buses for the use of the diversity bus again this year for pride. What a colourful day we all had chilling, dancing and and celebrating our diverse community.

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Cafe sparks cheer for a​utistic young people

March 2nd 2022

mASCot Monday Cafe, we are so proud of Monica for her initiative in starting this work experience scheme for our mASCot young adults to work in the Gardener cafe. 

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mASCot voted Bungard's Charity of the Year 

February 7th 2022

Well you voted and Bungard listened!

They did a poll and 86% of the votes we for mASCot.

Thank you to everyone who voted.

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mASCot receive Multi-agency response to complaint to CAMHS

Sept 1st 2021

Here is the Multi-agency response from SPFT, CCG & B&H Local Authority. They have collectively addressed the points in our complaint and laid out the future plans to improve this service.

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mASCot submit a formal complaint to CAMHS

Sept 1st 2021

After months of collating evidence from our membership, mASCot have completed our formal complaint and handed it to Sussex Partnership Foundation Trust regarding the inadequate service being provided by comes across Sussex. We have had some responses but are awaiting our formal response from SPFT but in the meantime we've having meetings with other parent groups and local councillors

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New mASCot Girls Group East 

Oct 7th 2020

​Great article in the Brightonian about our new Girls re-opening. This is what mASCot is all about, parents setting things up for themselves, with the support of mASCot

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Improving the neurodevelopmental pathway in Brighton and Hove

Oct 7th 2020

Amaze have issued an update regarding the new diagnostic pathway and Sue Miller from Sussex NHS Commissioners has also provided an update: 

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Launch of Brighton and Hove new SEN Strategy

Oct 7th 2020

​Brighton and Hove have produced their new SEND Strategy 2021-2026. Co produced by B&H Local Authority, CCG and Parent partnership groups Amaze, PACC & mASCot........ 

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Making the most of Lockdown and the Summer 

Oct 7th 2020

​Even a worldwide pandemic won't stop us. Even with Lockdown and the lack of activities over the summer holidays mASCot supported each other providing all we could for our members........

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National Diversity Awards

June 27th 2020

This annual event is to celebrate all things diverse, mASCot are proud to be nominated this year and we are just waiting for the announcement of who's been shortlisted......... 

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Coming Home to Autism

October 27th 2019

This special event was to help raise knowledge, attitudes towards Autism and to motivate families and professionals in their journey forward with their families or within their work environment.......

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Patcham Duck Fayre

April 19th 2019

It's always great when members want to help raise money for mASCot and Laura and Karen both rose to the occasion on Sunday by baking loads of wonderful cake for their stall at the Patcham Duck Fayre......

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March 30th 2019

So many mASCot members turn up for our family walk . It's so hard to get some of our kids to join in with things, especially on the busy seafront. Those children who did turn up were so well behaved and coped so well, they did us all proud......

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