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Please see below for community events advertised in partnership with the School and College:

Action for Family Carers

Our Young Carers Projects include Respite Clubs, Trips, Family Support Worker, School Link Work, Young Adult Carer Transitional Support (all services are free of charge). For more information please visit the website

All Stars Cricket

All Stars Cricket gives childrent he chance to play, learn great skills and meet new friends! Galleywood Cricket Club, Clark's Field, Chelmsford CM2 8RW. Click HERE for more information

Aspire: Storytelling Summer School - Mercury Theatre, Colchester

5 day workshop for young people with additional needs and disabilities. 7-12 years - Monday 6th - Friday 10th August / 13-18 years - Monday 13th - Friday 17th Aug. Click HERE for further information.

Autism Friendly Films

Cineworld, Odeon and Vue Cinemas now host Autism Friendly Films:-

If you receive DLA, don't forget to apply for your Cinema Card entitling you to FREE entry for any accompanying adult taking your child to the cinema.


This year Barleylands has lots of events coming up. Click here for more information

BOSP - Brighter Opportunities through Support Play

We aim to develop the children and young people's independence, self-esteem and social skills in a supportive environment. For more information on what they offer please click here

Bowling Club

Falcon Bowling and Social Club are offering Taster Sessions every Friday night at 6.30pm and Junior sessions at 4.15pm. For more information see the following link


Centre Algarve - Holiday centre dedicated for people with special needs

For further details click here

Central Park, Chelmsford - Every Tuesday in the Summer Holidays - 12 - 4pm

Bouncy castles, assault courses, inflatables games, soft play (for under 5's). Limited wristbands £7.00.

Chelmer Village Youth Club

Every Friday evening (term time only) between 7.30-9.30pm for ages 9-14-year-olds. Membership £3.00 - Members £1.00. For more information please call - 01245 478679

Chelmsford Museum - Summer of Science

Chelmsford Museum have a packed summer ahead with their Summer of Science

Cirdan Trust

Cirdan Sailing Trust provided children life skills about living and working on large vessels. For further information please see the attached below and the following website - 


CoCare offer vocational day service for people with learning disabilities for 16 years and above. Click HERE for further details.

Dance 21

Dance 21 is a dance group for young people with Downs Syndrome aged between 5-16 years old. Further details are attached below. Click HERE for further information


This organisation can accommodate people of all ages and abilities with learning difficulties, physical disabilities and mental health illnesses. Their website explains in more depth exactly what they do and who they are

Essex Fire Service - Stay Safe for the Summer

Click HERE for lots of advice on staying safe during the hot weather this summer. 

Families in Focus - Information and Advice Clinic 

1st Wednesday of the month 9.30  12pm at Chelmsford Family Hub, Chelmsford Library CM1 1QH. By appointment only - 01245 283396

One to One support including assistance with Disability Living Allowance (DLA) applications and other benefits. Information, advice and support on educational issues including assessments, SEN support, Education Health Care Plans and exclusions.  

Farleigh Hospice - Cycle for Life

Sunday 16th September 2018 Farleigh Hospice are holding a Cycle for Life event. Click HERE for more information

Forest School  - Essex Wildlife Trust 

Do your children love to be outdoors?

Let them get outside and be active! Go bug hunting, build dens, balance on rope walks, make woodland craft, use tools, create wild art, play woodland games and learn how to light fires. For more information visit Facebook page - Essex Wildlife Trust - Forest School and Outdoor Learning OR click HERE

Galleywood Youth Centre - YMCA

Essex Youth Service is offering a Youth Centre in Galleywood on Thursdays 6.30-9.00pm. For further information email OR 01245 355677

GSTARS - School of Dance & Performing Arts

Every Monday at Chelmsford County Girls High School. Beginners Tap, Contemporary, Commerical/Street, Cheerleading. For further information OR 07900 211137 OR

Girls Football Club - Wildcats

Colchester United Wildcats Girls Football Club are looking for girls who would like to join them - Have Fun, Make Friends, Play Football. Click HERE for more information or see the attached flyer below 

Jigsaw Chelmsford - Drama / Singing / Dance

Delivering hun and engaging performing arts classes led by professional tutors since 1995. Held at Moulsham High School on Saturday mornings for 3-18 year olds. Click HERE for more information. 

Kids Inspire

Kids Inspire helps disadvantaged young people turn their lives around and gives them back their future. Click HERE for more details regarding what they do.

Kids travel free in August

During August kids under 16 can travel by bus for FREE to Chelmsford and Colchester when accompanied by an adult OR for £1 unaccompanied.

Lambourne End - Fun Days

Lots of exciting activities are happening here throughout spring. Click HERE for more information. 

Layer Marney Outdoors - Essex Boys & Girls Clubs

We are a provider of challenging activities, events and targeted youth projects, with a team of experienced youth workers, outdoor instructors and sports coaches.

Click HERE OR 01245 264783 OR

Sky Ropes - Great Notley Country Park

Sky Ropes consists of two courses: a junior low ropes course for younger children, and a double level high ropes course for adults and older children. More details are below, or alternatively, you can book at -

The Hut Youth Centre

The Hut Youth Centre in Braintree currently offers several nights per week for young people to go along. They do not currently have a specific SEN night but if numbers increase they are more than willing to open up another day.

The Hut Youth Centre, Project Charity, 10 Leather Lane, Braintree, CM7 1UZ

Click HERE for further information.

Wickford Trampoline Centre

The Wickford Trampoline Centre has been built for people with disabilities and/or special needs in mind. 1a London Road, Wickford SS12 0AW. Open all year round. For further details contact 01268 906269 OR click HERE 

YMCA Essex - Sound Sessions Youth Group

This group offers Young People a chance to learn and practice music in a safe place. The group includes:

  • Band Rehearsal space, DJ Workshops, Chill Out space for socialising, Drum Workshops, Guitar Workshop and Gig Nights.
  • Price: £2
  • Venue: YMCA Essex, Victoria Road, Chelmsford CM1 1NZ
  • Contact No. 01245 355677 OR click HERE
  • Age Group: 11-17 years old

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