Activities & Support

Listed on this page are details of events and activities organised by other providers that may be of interest to parents/carers along with ideas for places to visit with your child.

These have been suggested by parents and have not been risk assessed or vetted by school in any way. Inclusion on this page should not be seen as a recommendation from Castle Hill High School.

 

Upcoming events and courses

 

EHCP: A free workshop on understanding Section A for parents and carers

Thursday 28th February, 10.00 - 11.30am at Britannia Hotel, Dialstone Lane, Stockport

More details here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/education-health-and-care-plans-section-a-tickets-56272844593 

 

SEND Information Day run by The Seashell Trust & PIPS

Friday 8th March 2019 at Edgeley Park.

Registration and market place 8.30am, 3pm finish, refreshments will be provided.

Click here to Book a place

A FREE information day for young people, parents, carers, family members and professionals who have or work with special educational needs and/or disabilities.

Key notes delivered by a young person/parent carers.

Workshops:

  • SEN Support in schools

  • Working with young people to prepare for adulthood

  • Stockport Therapy Services Review

  • What is co-production

An opportunity to hear the latest developments on the Special Educational Needs and Disabilities Local Area Inspection.

Market stands: An opportunity to learn about the provision and services available for children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities locally and nationally.

Chat to Stockport Local Authority and Clinical Commissioning Group.

 

Autism drop-in with autism social worker Steve Bradshaw - every first Wednesday of the month

 

Autism friendly activities

The following activities have been recommended to us by Aiming Higher.

Wednesday Group 15-25 (all disabilities)

Aspirations (secondary age children with autism)

SAVY young people's group

16-plus Group

Karate Club

Autism museum days

Oxygen freejumping

Jump Nation

Autism cinema screenings

Details of other events and activities can be found on the local offer website: Stockport local offer

 

Disability sport

Use this website to search for disability sports clubs: Disability sport

Visually Impaired Football

This is run by One City Disability Sport and runs every Saturday from 11.30am - 12.30pm at Our Lady's RC High School, Blackley, M9 0RP. Sessions are open to ages 8 - 16 and are free. For more information contact Paul Kelly, 07881343844, paul.kelly2@cityfootball.com

 

Sign & Sing

This club runs once a month on a Saturday between 2.30 - 4.00pm for older children, teenagers and adults with SEND, at Marple Senior Citizens. Phone 07875599002 for more details. 

 

Karate classes

Lightning Martial Arts Club are running karate classes for children and young people who have additional needs/disabilities and their siblings. The classes run at Adswood Young People's Centre every Friday 6.30-7.30pm. Further details from lightningmartialartsclub@gmail.com

 

KIDS Stockport

Young People's Active Wednesday Social Group

  

AutiSK

This service provides information and activities for families and people living and working with autism and other disabilities in the Stockport area.

Follow them on Twitter @Auti_SK

Email: Autisk17@gmail.com

Facebook: @AutiSK

AutiSK runs a social group for boys (age 10-19) every Monday from 6.30-8.30pm at Adswood Youth Centre, Neston Grove, Stockport, SK3 8PP.

They also run a group for girls who struggle with anxiety and social skills. It takes place every Wednesday from 6.30-8.30pm at Adswood YPC, Neston grove, SK3 8PH. 

 

Places to visit

Mrs E Jones has put together a leaflet giving details of local leisure centres and places to visit: Leisure activities leaflet

Manchester Museum

Manchester Art Gallery

Museum of Science & Industry

National Football Museum

Legoland Discovery Centre

Quarry Bank Mill

Cineworld Stockport (autism friendly screenings on first Sunday of every month)

Parents and carers of children with an EHCP can apply for a CEA card which allows their child and an accompanying adult free entry in 90% of cinemas nationwide. Visit the following website for details of how to apply for a CEA card: www.ceacard.co.uk