Short Breaks Programme of Activities for Disabled Children

Please call 01724 407988 at least eight days before the activity to book your child’s place. A maximum of six sessions can be booked in advance.

Your child will not be able to attend if you have not booked on or if an ‘All about Me’ Information Form has not been completed and returned.

Under 8’s
Please note that due to registration requirements children under the age of eight years of age are only able to stay at activities for up to two hours.

 

Activities at a glance

We can provide food for the activities at the following venues: All Hubs, Blossom Lodge, St Hugh’s, St Luke’s. If your child/young person would like a snack at sessions, we can provide food for a 50p donation, example toast/beans on toast, juice/water.

Hubs, Children Centres, Youth Clubs and Amber Gateway for ages 5 to 17 year olds.
Activities: please note – different venues will have different equipment for use in activities

  • Art and Crafts
  • Sports
  • Games/Wii Games
  • Movie Nights (Cinema experience at Amber Gateway)
  • Pool/Fuseball/Board games

Blossom Lodge Transitional Group for ages 12 to 17 years

  • Healthy Eating/Cook and Eat/Independence Skills/Personal Hygiene/Road Safety
  • Arts and Crafts
  • Games
  • Sensory Play/Playdough/Modelling

Blossom Lodge Youngers Group for ages 5 to 12 years

  • Playdough/Modelling
  • Music
  • Games
  • Story Time
  • Sensory Play

The PODS – for ages 5 to 17 years

  • Sports (Sports Hall 1.30pm to 2pm)
  • Swimming (2.15pm to 3.15pm

St Hugh’s – for year 7 to 17 years old

  • Healthy Eating/Cook and Eat/Independence Skills/Personal Hygiene/Road Safety
  • Arts and Crafts
  • Games
  • Sensory Play/Playdough/Modelling

St Luke’s – for ages 5 to 12 years

  • Playdough/Modelling
    Music
    Games
    • Story Time
    • Sensory Play

Scunthorpe Bowl: – for ages 5 to 17 years (If you would like your child/young person to have their evening meal at the venue, please provide them with a pack-up or cash to order food from the menu)

  • Bowling
  • Arts and Crafts
  • Wii Games

Supported Public Activities – Short Breaks staff will be present at these activities to support your child/young person:

  • Crowle Boxing Club (inclusive boxing) for ages 8+ years.  There is a charge of £3 by Crowle Boxing for this activity which needs to be paid to them directly.
  • Park Library Youth Provisions for ages 8 to 12 years old.
  • Work experience at Park Library for ages 16 and 17 year olds only.
  • Work experience at Magic Moments for ages 16 and 17 year olds only – certificate in the following will be achieved from this work experience: Food hygiene level 1, Health and Safety, First Aid. This is a set 3 month work experience programme and regular attendance is required.

 

Timetable of activities – 6 January to 2 April 2020

The venues highlighted with * do not have portable changing beds and/or hoisting equipment. All venues have disabled toilets.

Please note there are no sessions during UK Bank Holidays

Monday

  • St Hughs older group (year 7 to 17 yrs olds) 3.30pm – 5.30pm – TERM TIME ONLY
  • Blossom youngers group (5 to 12 yrs) 6pm – 8pm

Tuesday

  • Amber Gateway – 5pm – 7.30pm
  • Alternating: *Baysgarth Hub – 5pm – 7.30pm / *Crowle Children Centre – 5pm – 7.30pm
  • *Work experience at Magic Moments (16+ only) 1pm to 3pm

(Dates for alternating activities: Crowle Children’s Centre – Jan 7 & 21. Feb 4 & 18. Mar 3, 17,31. Baysgarth Hub – Jan 14 & 28. Feb 11 & 25. Mar 10 & 24.)

Wednesday

  • *Bowling 5.30pm – 7.30pm
  • *Park Library youth Provisions (8 to 12 years) – 3.30pm – 5pm
  • *Work experience at Park Library Youth Provisions (16+ only) – 3.30pm – 5pm
  • *Crowle Boxing Club (Inclusive Boxing for 8+ yrs) – 6pm – 7.30pm

Thursday

  • St Lukes youngers group (5 to 12 yrs) 3.30pm – 5.30pm – TERM TIME ONLY
  • Blossom Lodge olders group (year 7 to 17 yrs olds) 6pm – 8pm

Friday/Saturday – no activities

Sunday

  • Brigg Youth Club – 10am – 12pm
  • PODS Leisure – 1.30pm-3.15pm

For more activities, take a look at the SEND Local Offer – children and young people activities or visit CYP Activity Guide on the council website.

 

Venues:

  • Amber Gateway (opposite John Leggott College – was previously Listy’s) West Common Lane, Scunthorpe, DN17 1DS
  • Baysgarth Leisure Centre (and Hub) Baysgarth Park, Brigg Road, Barton upon Humber, DN18 5DT
  • Blossom Lodge (behind Bottesford Library – end building) Cambridge Avenue, Scunthorpe, DN16 3LG
  • Brigg Youth Club Grammar School Road, Brigg, DN20 8AF
  • Crowle Boxing Club Church Street, Crowle, DN17 4LE
  • Crowle Children’s Centre Manor Road, Crowle, DN17 4ET
  • Magic Moment’s 1 Market Hill, Scunthorpe, DN15 6SS
  • Park Library Youth Provision’s Avenue Vivian, Scunthorpe, DN15 8LG
  • *Scunthorpe Bowl Warren Road, Scunthorpe, DN15 6XH
  • St Hugh’s Bushfield Road, Scunthorpe, DN16 1NB
  • St Luke’s Grange Lane North, Scunthorpe, DN16 1BN
  • The Pods Ashby Road, Scunthorpe, DN16 1AA

Contact Us

Short Breaks
Brumby Adult Learning Centre
Grange Lane North
Scunthorpe
DN16 1BN

Email: ISDC@northlincs.gov.uk

Tel: 01724 407988

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Last modified: December 31, 2019