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

Adult Learning Courses - ECC January to July 2018

For the more information please click here to follow ALC on Facebook.

Ace Lifestyles for children and young people - 5-16 years old

FREE fun programmes for kids and young people to become fitter and healthier! We can offer 'tailor-made' programmes for all age groups. For help and advice - 0800 022 4524 OR

ACL - Maths & English Classes for Parents, Grandparents and Carers

Essex County Council is offering Free handy English classes to parents, grandparents and carers. For further information phone 0345 603 7635 OR FREE courses

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.

10.30 - 11.30am - Saturdays (May 12th - June 30th). Contact: - Register by clicking HERE

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

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

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 -

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

Families in Focus - Newsletter

Click HERE for their latest newsletter

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 Village Market 

Friday 15th June 2018 - Come and join us for a coffee & a homemade cake.  Click HERE for the flyer

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 

Home Fire Safety Visit - Essex Fire

Essex Fire Service recommends that each floor of your home has a working smoke alarm fitted. These should be tested on a weekly basis and batteries replaced if necessary.

We provide smoke alarms completely free of charge. To arrange a free home fire safety visit from one of our technicians contact us now. - 0300 303 0088

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. 

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

Mace Playce - Special Needs Evening

The first Tuesday of every month 4-6pm Mace Playce offer a dedicated special needs session, they will be closed to the general public and only open to children with additional needs and their families. Click HERE for more information

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.

Variety - The Childrens Society - Great Days Out: Spring and Summer 2018

For information on days out for Spring and Summer please click HERE

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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