Organisation Details

Organisation

Name
Wansdyke Play Association Saturday Club

Venue Address

Address 1
The Sarah Ann Room
Address 2
The Town Hall, The Island,
Town
Midsomer Norton
County
Bath & North East Somerset
Postcode
BA3 2HQ

Venue Contact Details

Telephone

More About The Organisation

Organisation Description

About the Organisation

Saturday Club is a friendly, targeted group designed for and by young people, 11-19 years with additional support needs. The group offers a wide range of activities that help develop young people’s confidence, life skills and encourages them to engage in their immediate and the wider community.

Staff are passionate about each member of the group having a say in putting forward their ideas towards the planning of the group. Activities include visits and trips, team games, cooking, arts and crafts, sports, swimming and so much more. Staff encourage the young people to be independent and to reach their care plan outcomes to ensure their individual needs are met fully.

here: Sarah Ann Room, Town Hall, Midsomer Norton, Radstock BA2 2HQ
Day/s: Every Saturday (term-time only)
From: 10am To: 1.30pm

Activities: Members are encouraged to contribute to a well-rounded programme that focuses on social and life skill development but includes cooking, den building, outings, cycling, swimming, bonfires and games.

Opening Times
MondayCLOSED
TuesdayCLOSED
WednesdayCLOSED
ThursdayCLOSED
FridayCLOSED
SaturdayFrom 10:00To 13:30Term time only
SundayCLOSED
How do people access your service?
They book a place

Organisation Details

Costs

£5.00 per session (£7.50 if you would like us to provide lunch).

Type Of Service
Activity Provider
Age of Users
From 11 To 19
Who can use your service?

Children and Young People with disabilities, additional support and SEN needs.

Inclusive Services

SEND Contact

Do you have a SEND/Inclusion Contact?
SEND/Inclusion Contact Name
Emma Hamilton
SEND/Inclusion Contact Email
SEND/Inclusion Contact Telephone

Additional and Special Educational Needs

Local Offer Details Link
How do you aim to meet the unique needs of the child?

WPA is a small voluntary sector organisation registered charity. We aim to promote and provide high quality play opportunities to inspire, challenge and empower children and young people to affect positive change. WPA Saturday Club are committed to the inclusion and support of all children and young people to access play and social situations to develop life skills through an organised activity programme designed by it's members.

How do you promote positive relationships and ensure good, ongoing communication with families?

Staff work with parents/carers to encourage the young people to be independent and reach their care plan outcomes to ensure their individual needs are met fully whilst contributing to and engaging in the club activities. Parents are consulted formally on a regular basis and evaluations of the service completed.

Conditions
Autism / Aspergers Syndrome Hearing Impairment Visual Impairment Physical Disability Learning Difficulty Communication Mental Health

Accessibility

Physical Environment Accessibility

Is there accessible parking on site?
No
Is there a pedestrian route?
Yes
Is it smooth and with dropped kerbs?
Yes
Are doors 900mm or more wide, with flat thresholds?
Yes
Do you have external ramps?
Yes
Do you have a lobby / porch area?
Yes
Can wheelchair users clear the outer door prior to opening the inner?
Yes
Are there interior automatic doors?
No
Are there wide unobstructed corridors (minimum 1200mm)?
Yes
Do you have a lift for wheelchair users?
Yes
Do you have internal ramps?
No
Do you have internal steps?
No
Do you have a visual / flashing fire alarm?
No
Do you have accessible toilets?
Yes
Do you have an accessible changing room with a changing bed and a hoist?
No
Do you have an induction loop and / or radio mikes?
No
Do you have a quiet room or a quiet area?
Yes
Are there different rooms for activities and quiet time?
Yes
Do you have an outdoors play area?
No
Is this safe and enclosed?
No but supervised
Are the outdoor areas well lit (for evening activities)?
Yes
Do you have a soft play area?
No
Do you have a sensory room or area?
No
How many children or young people usually come along to the activity / group?
10-19

Preparing for Adulthood

Preparing for Adulthood Categories

Preparing for Adulthood - Friendships, Relationships and Community
Participating In Your Own Community Things To Do Places To Go New Things To Try Having Friends and Relationships

Training & Policies

Please indicate the ratio of staff / volunteers who have knowledge and experience of:

Child Protection (Safeguarding)
All
Behaviour Management
All
Administration of medicines
Minority
Inclusion/Equal Opportunities
All
Risk Assessment
All
Manual Handling
All
British Sign Language
None
Makaton
None
Enabling verbal and non verbal communication
All
Inclusive Play
All

Does your organisation have policies and procedures for:

Child Protection (Safeguarding)
Yes
Behaviour Management
Yes
Complaints
Yes
Intimate Care
No
Continence
No
Incident/Accident logs
Yes
Registration for sessions
Yes

This organisation was last updated on Wednesday, 02 Aug 2017 8:40 PM - if you think this information is out of date or inaccurate then please let us know

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