Dear Parents and Carers,

Please be advised that resources to support your child's learning at home are now beginning to be uploaded to our website. These can be found on the below link:

https://thriftwoodschool.com/college/information/college-closure-resources

Please bear with us whilst staff prepare work and we upload to our website.

Many Thanks

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


Ace Music Therapy

Music therapy is a psychological therapy which uses music to help people express themselves, develop communication skills, develop social interaction through musical interactions. For more information click HERE  or call  07957 225109 


Action for Children

Short breaks, clubs and activities please click HERE


Art Classes

A fun, educational club for children aged 8 upwards. Wednesday & Thursday (Term Time) 4-6:30pm, holidays classes and painting classes are available. All materials, drink and snack are included. Children pain, collage, draw, stamp and print whilst learning about a new artist each week.

Chelmer Village - £12.50 per child, per class (fees tobe paid half termly)

For more information please contact: Sara Williams - 07986 008179 - follow us on Facebook @EverSoArty


Autism Friendly Films

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

  • Cineworld - 11 am on the first Sunday of every month click here
  • Odeon - 11.30am once a month click here

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.


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


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 - www.cirdantrust.org 


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


Disability4Sport

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 http://disability4sport.co.uk


Down Syndrome Active Football - Colchester United FC

Click HERE for further information.


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.  


Great Baddow Races - Sunday 13th September 2020

The Great Baddow Races are taking part again this year on Sunday 17th May. They have a 2 mile Fun Run or a 10 mile run. Click HERE


InterAct 

Please click HERE for their latest newsletter


Kazen Kai - Martial Arts Centre

Karate & Kick Boxing Classes & One - To - One available. For all ages and abilities. Click HERE for further details.


MENCAP - Grease - Sing-A-Long - Friday 3rd April

St Cedd's School, Chelmsford are holding a Grease - Sing-A-Long (Best dressed prize, cinema snacks, raffle, disco). Doors open at 6:30pm, film starts at 7pm. Tickets - 01245 268303 OR email - events@citychelmsfordmencap.co.uk


Wildcats - Soccability

Basildon Soccability have opportunities for girls aged 5-11 to join us. Click HERE for further details.


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