December 30, 2014

SEN Easter Camp 2015

Overview

Following on from the success of our Summer, Autumn & Christmas Camps, Role Models are running a four day Special Educational Needs (SEN) Easter Activity Camp for a maximum of 20 children (aged 6-12) at the Wandle Recreation Centre in Wandsworth from March 30 – April 2.  The Centre is used as Park Gardens Nursery during term time so is completely secure.  The camp will be run by teachers from Blossom House School (a leading special needs school in Wimbledon) and other London schools.

Each day will be a balance of calm and dynamic activities, such as whole group games of rounders, designing posters & pictures, cupcake decorating, team competitions, music & gaming sessions plus some brand new activities.  The camp has been organised off the back of huge demand from parents for SEN focused activities run by experts. Book by emailing [email protected] or calling 07825 598344.

Dates:  March 30 – April 2 inclusive (9.30am – 2.30pm daily).

Address:  Wandle Recreation Centre, Mapleton Road, Wandsworth, SW18 4DN.

Testimonials from previous camps

“I would like you to know Max loved his time in your camp and we look forward to doing it again. Thanks also for the lovely pictures”

“They had great fun and came home talking about it”

 “Pre-camp info was great. The visual timetable and story about the camp were brilliant”

 “I think that knowing my child was looked after by members of staff who work with SEN children and trained in that field was the most important to us”

 “Amalia loved her time with you and we will definitely spread the word amongst the groups we are in”

 “Knowing what my son would be doing & preparing him for camp with the information given was great”

 “Will be writing to other mums about my son’s time in camp & hope to have some of his friends attend the Christmas camp”

 “Thomas said he had really enjoyed himself and said he would definitely like to go again”

 “Excellent. Very professional with good knowledge of the children’s needs”

 “Excellent organisation and very prompt responses to questions even outside of working hours”

 “Many thanks for this link to the photos – they are great, and a fab way to see the day in action”

 “Sonny had a great time … Will certainly be booking the Easter Camp”

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Why choose Role Models?

The quality of our people.  We are one of the very few childcare providers to offer specialist SEN care.  Our team of talented, enthusiastic and dynamic Role Models is able to create a safe and fun environment for children with a range of specific learning difficulties.  Each Role Model has been selected because he or she possesses a talent in at least one of five specific areas: music, drama, sport, arts & crafts or homework help.

Which specific special needs is the Easter Camp catered for?

The activity week will meet the needs of children with mild to moderate special needs such as Dyslexia, Dyspraxia, Down’s Syndrome, Autism and Asperger’s Syndrome.

What ages are most appropriate for the SEN Easter Camp?

The special needs camp will be suitable for 6-12 year olds.  We will do some whole group activities and split the group depending on age & interest. 

What safety checks are in place?

All Role Models taking part in the SEN Easter Camp have extensive SEN childcare experience, are DBS / CRB checked, reference checked and interviewed.  At least one will be First Aid trained.  There will be a minimum of 1:5 staff to children ratio.

How much will the camp cost?

The cost is £60/day, discounted to £50/day if all four days are booked.  Childcare vouchers are accepted.

Is financial support available?

There may well be, depending on circumstances (e.g. post code). Please enquire regarding local authority funding support.

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Should children bring their own lunch?

Parents / guardians will need to provide a packed lunch and break time snack for their child, for each day of the special needs camp. Water will be available on site.

Who will be running the Easter Camp?

Jessica Huckin (Teacher from Blossom House, Wimbledon – a school specialising in SEN children) will be designing the event.  Our team of four SEN experienced Role Models will run the day.

Can a mainstream (or neuro-typical) sibling attend the Easter Camp?

Yes, they absolutely can but the special needs camp is designed for SEN children and will be run at an appropriate pace with suitable activities.

How can you book?

You can book either by email or phone ([email protected] / 07825 598344).

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