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SEND Easter Holiday Short Break - Challengers Reading Youthscheme for Disabled Young People aged 13 -17

Funded by Brighter Futures for Children (BFfC)

Youthscheme for disabled young people aged 13 - 17 years.

Running from Brookfields School Sage Rd, Reading RG31 6SW

Challengers Reading Youthscheme will be running 10am - 4pm on the following days: 7th, 8th, 9th and 12th April 2021

Activities and fun for disabled young people during the Easter Holidays,  for more information and booking enquirees please contact Emily by email on emilyjayneschaefer@disability-challengers.org 

Also check out the Challengers website for more infomation on what we do and about the charity www.disability-challengers.org 

 

 

 

Who to contact

Contact Name
Emily Shchaefer
Contact Position
Operations Manager
Telephone
07843 371 398
E-mail
emilyjayneschaefer@disability-challengers.org
Website
https://disability-challengers.org/

Where to go

Name
Brookfields School
Address
Sage Road
Reading
Berkshire
Postcode
RG31 6SW
Notes

Challengers are lucky to be able to run this service from this wonderful school which has great spaces for us to use both inside and outside.  

Time / Date Details

When is it on
Challengers Reading Youthscheme will be running 10am - 4pm on the following days: 7th, 8th, 9th and 12th April 2021
Time of day
Morning
Afternoon
Session Information
Sessions will run from 10 am - 4 pm each day for young people. There will be opportunities to relax
listen to music
dance
paint
sing
play games
sports and hang out
meet new people and have fun in a supportive environment.

Other Details

Costs

Is there a charge for
using this service?
No
Details
.
BFfC Funded?
Yes
Wheelchair accessible?
Yes

Availability

Referral required
No
Referral Details

Families should contact Challengers directly so we can organise a first visit on Zoom and discuss support needs etc. and book spaces. 

Other notes

We have spaces each day for young people and we have one to one support spaces available for those who need it. 

Mission

To provide truly inclusive, fun and safe places where all disabled children and young people can spend time with their friends.  To offer a positive impact for families and the wider community.

Our goals and values

  • Providing truly inclusive, fun and safe places where all disabled children and young people aged up to 18 years can spend time with their friends.
  • Providing a positive impact for families and the wider community alongside service delivery across South East England.
  • To never exclude a child or young person and ensuring services are designed to meet the needs and desires of every child and young person that uses our services.
  • Delivering high quality training and employment and volunteering opportunities that are developed to enhance the wellbeing of disabled children and young people.
  • Educating all staff to help them understand disability and take those views into society to help shape and change perception.
  • Leading by example and be a champion for inclusion through the offer of participation, training, information and guidance so that others can do the same.
  • Providing other services that enable the charity to deliver support to young people and contribute towards achieving the vision of a world where all disabled children and young people can play together freely.

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.