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The Avenue - Community Offer

The Avenue School Community Offer - New

Facilities opened up

  • Hydrotherapy pool – Water babies, Swim Kidz, Puddle Ducks, Physiotherapists, Cressingham, private bookings inc families with SEND (Currently at Capacity).
  • Soft play and pool birthday parties
  • Children’s clubs – RAFT/Special United/termly discos (run by two parents)
  • Adult groups – Mindfulness, Drum & Base, Football, badminton, Rock Choir, Clubbersize, music groups, Rock and Rythym, Private functions
  • Avenue pupils groups – after school club (weds), Youth Club (monthly at present)
  • Minibuses hired

Community Events – Summer and Christmas Fayre’s established


  • Family Support Worker established
  • Parent training/information sessions
  • Destinations Fayre 2x per year

 Future plans

  • Parent support groups – informal
  • Easter and summer break short breaks ops – Challengers?
  • WEC/Reading FC summer football sessions – bid being complied at present
  • Expand youth club – other schools?
  • Expand after school clubs?
  • Power chair football – training and storage – initial booking Easter hols


Who to contact


Where to go

The Avenue Special Needs Academy
Conwy Close
RG30 4BZ

This information has been collected from third party providers therefore the Reading Services Guide, Reading Borough Council (RBC) and Brighter Futures for Children (BFfC) cannot accept responsibility for the accuracy of this information and recommends that parents, carers, young people, residents and professionals check with providers regarding DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service) and OFSTED registrations and CQC registrations. Information collected by Reading Service Guide; is used solely to implement and supply the Family Information Service (FIS), Special Educational Needs & Disabilities - Reading's Local Offer, Adults & Carers Support Group and Reading Youth.