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Things to do for children and young people with SEND

We all want to have fun, enjoy our hobbies, follow our interests, relax with friends, or go out for a day trip with our family.

Search the Norfolk Community Directory for things to do for children and young people with SEND that are suitable for the whole family. You can also find mainstream clubs and activities which are accessible to children and young people with SEND. 

A weekly get together for young people with inclusion difficulties aged 10-18. We have a chat, talk about school, do quizzes, random facts and bad jokes and lots of fun interactive stuff like indoor scavenger hunts!

When: Every Monday, 6-7pm

Where: Zoom

Cost: Free (funded by Children in Need)

How to book: contact Jacqui Starling on 07806 392254 or jacqui@lolastaffordconsulting.co.uk
Learn about the UK Parliament and how to get your voice heard!

These highly accessible sessions typically last 60 minutes, adjusted around the needs of your group. They’re designed for a minimum of 10 people, including carers, and look at how the House of Commons and House of Lords work as well as how to get your voice heard.

They are interactive with activities and quizzes promote engagement and encourage adults with learning difficulties to develop active citizenship skills for life.

Find out more via the UK Parliament website

When: Your choice

Where: Online, eg MS Teams, Zoom, etc

Cost and booking: Free. Booking via the UK Parliament website

Contact: Nikki Luke, UK Parliament Outreach Officer – East of England: luken@parliament.uk / 0207 219 0243

UK Parliament’s local outreach officers have taken their adult community workshops online. Their sessions are designed to show groups in the East of England how the House of Commons and House of Lords work, as well as offering first-hand expertise on how to influence decisions made in UK parliament, get their voices heard and campaign for change. The workshops are hosted by Nikki Luke, the outreach officer for the East of England and can be tailored to suit the individual needs of each group.

There are a range of online workshops available throughout the rest of the year, suitable for groups with different accessibility levels and experience in engaging with UK Parliament.

People, power, and UK Parliament: An introduction

This 60-minute online workshop is packed with quizzes and activities. Designed for a minimum of 15 people, groups will get a full overview of how UK Parliament works for them, covering:

  • How they can get their voices heard by MPs 
  • What the House of Lords does 
  • How MPs and Lords raise issues on their behalf 

Are you influential? Get your voice heard in UK Parliament

This 60-minute workshop is designed for a minimum of 10 people and has been created especially for those who have had some basic engagement with Parliament before. Attendees will develop a deeper understanding of how to raise the issues which mean the most to them, including:

  • How they can take action 
  • What tools help influence debates, decisions and legislation 
  • How they can build relationships with MPs and Lords 

Find out more via the UK Parliament website

When: Your choice

Where: Online, eg MS Teams, Zoom, etc

Cost and booking: Free. Booking via the UK Parliament website

Contact: Nikki Luke, UK Parliament Outreach Officer – East of England: luken@parliament.uk / 0207 219 0243

A fantastic free online course aimed at anyone looking for some help in preparing home cooked food or some tips on nutrition and budgeting. Suitable for all skill levels, in each session you will be taught a simple dish and provided with relevant advice.

When: 5 sessions over 5 weeks, every Monday.

  • Monday 11 January to Monday 8 February 2021, 10am-12pm
  • Monday 22 February to Monday 22 March 2021, 10am-12pm

Cost: Free

Where: Microsoft Teams

How to book: You can book your place online, or call 0344 800 8020.

Weekly term time creative contemporary dance class for young people and adults in wheelchairs with SEND, ages 10+

When: Mondays 5.00-6.00pm

Where: The Garage

Cost: £70 for a 10 week term (or a £10 trial)

How to book: Book online with The Garage

For more information contact info@thegarage.org.uk or phone 01603 283382


Weekly term time fun SEND theatre class for school year groups equivalent to 8-11 and adults from 16+

When:

  • Tuesdays 5.05-6.05pm (school year groups equivalent to 8-11)
  • Tuesdays 6.10-7.10pm (for adults from 16+)

Where: The Garage

Cost: £70 for a 10 week term (or a £10 trail) 

How to book: Book online with The Garage

For more information contact info@thegarage.org.uk or phone 01603 283382

Weekly term time creative contemporary dance class for

When:

  • Thursdays 5.05pm - 6.05pm (school year equivalent of 3-6 with SEND)
  • Thursdays 6- 7pm (ages 12+ with SEND)

Where: The Garage

Cost: £70 for a 10 week term (or a £10 trail) 

How to book: Book online with The Garage

For more information contact info@thegarage.org.uk or phone 01603 283382

Weekly term time exciting music class for school year equivalent to 3-6 with SEND

When:

  • Fridays 4.45 - 5.45pm (for school year equivalent to 3-6 with SEND)
  • Fridays 6.00 - 7.00pm (ages 12+ with SEND)

Where: The Garage

Cost: £70 for a 10 week term (or a £10 trail)

How to book: Book online with The Garage

For more information contact info@thegarage.org.uk or phone 01603 283382


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