Preparing for Adulthood Event held on 24th March 10-2pm: at Burgess Hall, St Ives, PE27 6WU 

Dear Parent Carers,

We are holding a Preparing for Adulthood Event on 24th March 10-2pm, at Burgess Hall, St Ives, PE27 6WU to support parent carers who have young people with additional needs, aged 11 –25 years.  The event will be the themes of Preparing for Adulthood:

  • Health: including health transitions and annual health checks for children and young people with learning disabilities
  • Post-16 education, training, and employment
  • Community inclusion and friendships
  • Independence pathways

Event structure: There will be opportunities to hear general information from various stallholders and expert speakers, as well as to talk one to one with various professionals and organisations. The event is flexible, Parent/ carers can choose which sessions they would like to attend and do not need to attend the whole day. Sessions will be repeated during the event, and will be based on the Preparing for Adulthood themes as noted above. Parent carers will have the opportunity to provide feedback about their experiences on the day.

Event sign up: Please reserve your ticket via the link on Eventbrite Preparing for Adulthood Conference Tickets, Fri 24 Mar 2023 at 10:00 | Eventbrite

Coffee and refreshments: available on the day. There is also a Café at the leisure centre open during the day.

Travel: Please be aware that Burgess Hall | One Leisure carpark can get very busy during the morning. There are good bus links if you would prefer to use public transport, please see the following useful link: Routes & Times | The Busway – connecting Huntingdon, St Ives & Cambridge

Access Guide: Burgess Hall has disability access, as well as a disabled toilet with handrails. Please contact Joe Keech, Burgess Hall Operations Manager for any further accessibility information:

Contact: If you have any further questions, please do not hesitate to contact the Preparing for Adulthood Team



+44 (0)1223 811250

Bottisham Village College, Lode Road, Bottisham, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB25 9DL

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