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Mencap Saturday Morning Drop in (OSC)

Out of School Care
General Details

We offer Saturday morning drop-in play sessions for individuals aged 2+ years who have Special Educational Needs or are awaiting diagnosis, helping parents/carers to get some much needed respite or spend some time with siblings. 

We organise fun activities for the individuals to join in with if wanted, have access to small soft play area, sensory room and garden. Some sessions we will arrange trips out within community, such as cinema, horserifing, swimming and farm at various times during the year. We have done a large scale trip to pleasurewood hills before too. 

Please contact us for more information. Best email address is saturdaydropin@yahoo.co.uk

Interested in Volunteering?

Our drop-in group are looking for volunteers to help out minimum one saturday morning per month, trip sessions may differ on time. If you are interested please contact us for details.

 we do try to do regular fundraising events and nights out for volunteers, partners and parents/carers, also I try to get in as much training as financially possible as we are a charity. 

Who to contact

Name
Amy Peachey
Position
Play Leader
Address
Postcode
IP11 9EF
Telephone
07738 902914
Email
saturdaydropin@yahoo.co.uk

Venue Details

Venue
Felixstowe opportunity group
Address
Felixstowe
Suffolk
Postcode
IP11 9EF
Parking available
Yes
Notes

Buses and trains near by.

You need to come on to the old Orwell high school ground and we are down the small path alongside Felixstowe community hub building. Within Felixstowe opportunity group building (black porta cabin style with hedge and gate around).

Vacancies

Last updated
07/08/2019
Other information
Please contact Mencap Saturday Morning Drop in (OSC) for vacancy information.

Days & times

Saturday: 9.30 - 11.45

Inclusive Provisions

Wheelchair access
Yes
Cultural provisions
Yes - We don't currently have children from different cultures/nationalities who attend the setting but available to support them.
Individual dietary needs
Yes - We have experience of working with individuals with nut allergies and wheat intolerances, have regular training.
Recent experience of supporting children with additional needs
Yes - We are a play session group totally and only for individuals with additional needs of all types/ abilities and possibly awaiting diagnosis. We have all necessary facilities We have Makaton/ British Sign Language interpreters on our staff rota (may not be in every session)
Specific additional needs this setting has experience of
ADD (Attention Deficit Disorder)
ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder)
Aspergers Syndrome
Asthma
Autistic spectrum
Cerebral Palsy
Challenging Behaviour
Communication difficulties
Downs syndrome
Dyslexia
Dyspraxia
Eczema
Emotional needs
Epilepsy
Global Delay
Hearing Difficulties
Hypermobility
Learning difficulties
Physical impairment
Serious allergy
Speech and language difficulties
Tracheotomy
Visual impairment
Williams Syndrome

Costs

Table of costs
Table of costs
AmountCost Type
£2.00 Per session

Other Details

Facilities
Accessible parking, Climbing frame, Computer, Enclosed outdoor play area, Equipment for all ages, Garden, Healthy eating, Kitchen, Out-door play, Outdoor play equipment, Pets, Playroom, Quiet area, Sensory play equipment, Sensory room, Sleeping area, Slide, Soft play area, Take children on outings, Village walks
Cater for over 8s
Yes
Age Range
From 2 Year(s)
To 33 Year(s)
Age Groups
Pre-school, 16-25 years, Children (5-11)
Notes

We are a charity under Felixstowe and District Mencap. 

Last Updated
07/08/2019

Ofsted Information

Ofsted URN
970897
Link to latest ofsted inspection report 
Inspection history
Inspection History
Inspection DateInspection typeInspection Outcome
30/06/2007CareSatisfactory
28/11/2009Inspection (Early Years Register)Satisfactory
29/06/2013Inspection (Early Years Register)Satisfactory
04/06/2016Inspection (Early Years Register)Met

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