Oportunities for children and Young People
Term time services for children
At SoLO we provide a number of meaningful activities and groups, after-school, evenings and weekends. Each of our Children’s Projects is specially designed to add value to the lives of individuals with learning disabilities in a fun and sociable way.
Teen Open Door
A weekly opportunity for 11-18 year olds with profound multiple learning disabilities to chill out after school with music, arts, games, dancing, and reflexology. Held on Tuesdays
A fortnightly opportunity for young people aged 12 – 24 to participate in a range of musical activities including African drumming, Rock Band and Singing Workshop.
Saturday Super Friends
A fortnightly club on alternate Saturdays for children 8-13 with moderate difficulties. Mixed fun activities and outings
After School Club
We currently run an After School Club at Forest Oak School in Smiths Wood which provides opportunities for children with additional needs to build their independence whilst having fun.
Access All Areas
A scheme to enable children and young people with disabilities to be able to attend mainstream leisure activities such as youth clubs, sports clubs, uniformed groups etc. with the support of a SoLO Support worker or volunteer
The Totally Arts group meet fortnightly, working with performing arts professionals and developing their artistic talents. Aimed at young people aged 12 – 24 with learning disabilities
Traditional outdoor play for children aged 6-12 with moderate learning difficulties at an adventure playground
We hold a vibrant youth club for youngsters in school years 8-13 weekly on Tuesdays. They have a meal together and participate in age appropriate social fun.
Fun Factory is a project for children with complex and high support needs between school years 1 and 6.
For young people with severe learning disabilities to spend a Saturday afternoon with their friends accessing recreational activities.
Get Active (13+)
A fortnightly opportunity in term time for young people to meet in a group and take part in indoor and outdoor activities such as boating, swimming, bowling and more.
“Children`s Holiday Play Schemes”
Holiday Activity Days
A mixed activity programme split into two age groups: 6-12 and 13-24 for children and young people with moderate to high learning disabilities. Each day provides exciting, fun activities, ranging from cookery and crafts, to sport sessions and trips out.
See here for the overall timetable of activities: 2015 dates for HA
Specialist Holiday Schemes
A variety of tailored exciting activities for children and young people with severe/profound and multiple disabilities. Playscheme caters for children in school years Reception to Year 7 and Teen Scheme caters for young people in school years 8 to 11.