What's On

Detailed in the calendar below are upcoming events for your diary. You may also want to check out our Local to You page.

 


Berkshire Sensory Consortium Service are holding a Training Day Working with Babies and Toddlers with Sensory Impairment in the Early Years on Wednesday 9th May 2018 at Easthampstead Park, Bracknell.  For further information, please click here.


 

Dingley's Promise are holding stay & play sessions in spring 2018! Stay & Plays are Friday afternoons from 1pm-2:30pm. These sessions are aimed at children 0-5 with SEND (special educational needs and disabilities) Children do not have to attend Dingley’s Promise learning through play sessions to come to a stay & play. See click here for further information.

 

 

 

Sign up for the experience of a lifetime with Vision England!  Happening nationwide and locally at Juniper Hall, Surrey.  Build your confidence and independence, learn new skills, have fun and make new friends – what are you waiting for?  Vision England is an exciting residential programme for young people aged 14 – 17 years with vision impairment, in partnership with the Field Studies Council (FSC). Young people are supported to play a leading role in changing their communities and the environment for the better. Please see the website for more details or for more information click on the files.

Vision England Application Form.pdf   Vision England Details.pdf   Vision England info sheet 2018.pdf

 


You are warmly invited to attend The Royal National College for the Blind's Open Day. All of the information can be found here, however you'll probably like to know the key details, which are: Friday 23 March 2018 from 11am - 5pm, ideal for visually impaired people in Year 10 and upwards.

We offer you the chance to meet current students and staff, discuss your future career ideas, and attend drop-in lessons.  In addition to this, you will receive a tour of the campus and visit areas that are unique to the full programme that we offer students: Independent Living Skills,  Mobility,  ICT and Braille.  If you are interested in attending, with a family member or someone from your school's SEN team, please complete this form.   

 

 

 

Family Summer Party at Thomley Activity Centre on Monday 13 August 2018 from 10.30am - 3pm.  Guide Dogs' children and young people's services would like to invite children with a vision impairment and their immediate family to a funFamily Summer Party at Thomley Activity Centre, Menmarsh Road, Worminghall, Bucks HP18 9JZ.  Please see website for details or click herewww.thomley.org.uk

 

 

 

 

Subtitled/Captioned Accessible Cinema! 1,500+ shows nationwide! Dunkirk, War for the Planet of the Apes, Cars 3, Spiderman Homecoming, Captain Underpants, Despicable Me 3, The Beguiled, Baby Driver, Transformers, Wonder Woman & more! All cinemas can show all the films listed above with English-language subtitles. Click the link for more details: http://www.yourlocalcinema.com/films.html

 

 

Berks and Bucks and Berks Football Association are now running Pan Disability Football sessions on Friday afternoons for ages 14+ at Park House School, Newbury.  For more information, please see here

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SportsAble are running a weekly deaf friendly football session for 16+ in Maidenhead with FA qualified coaches leading the sessions.  Please see flyer for more information.


         

 

 

 

Click on the hand for details of Berkshire Sensory Consortium pre-school groups.




 

 

We support activities arranged by  Berkshire Vision for children with a vision impairment. Please call Berkshire Vision on 0118 987 2803 for further information or look on their website. Please note that full Berkshire Vision membership is required to attend some of their events.

 

 

 

 

Reading Deaf Children's Society organise a number of events throughout the year for hearing impaired children.  More information can be found on their website.

 

 

Berkshire Sensory Consortium Service is not responsible for the content of external internet sites.

 



Chatty Monkeys West
Date: 27 Mar 2018
Start time: 09:30 AM
End time: 11:30 AM
Hearing Impaired Pre-School Group Spencers Wood Village Hall, Reading
Chatty Monkeys East
Date: 17 Apr 2018
Start time: 01:00 PM
End time: 02:45 PM
Hearing Impaired Pre-School Group Chalvey Grove Children's Centre, Slough, SL1 2TE
Busy Bees
Date: 20 Apr 2018
Start time: 10:00 AM
End time: 12:00 PM
Vision Impaired Pre-School Group Building for the Future, Wokingham
Chatty Monkeys West
Date: 24 Apr 2018
Start time: 09:30 AM
End time: 11:30 AM
Hearing Impaired Pre-School Group Spencers Wood Village Hall, Reading
Chatty Monkeys East
Date: 01 May 2018
Start time: 01:00 PM
End time: 02:45 PM
Hearing Impaired Pre-School Group Chalvey Grove Children's Centre, Slough, SL1 2TE
Chatty Monkeys West
Date: 08 May 2018
Start time: 09:30 AM
End time: 11:30 AM
Hearing Impaired Pre-School Group Spencers Wood Village Hall, Reading
Chatty Monkeys East
Date: 15 May 2018
Start time: 01:00 PM
End time: 02:45 PM
Hearing Impaired Pre-School Group Chalvey Grove Children's Centre, Slough, SL1 2TE
Busy Bees
Date: 18 May 2018
Start time: 10:00 AM
End time: 12:00 PM
Vision Impaired Pre-School Group Building for the Future, Wokingham
Chatty Monkeys West
Date: 22 May 2018
Start time: 09:30 AM
End time: 11:30 AM
Hearing Impaired Pre-School Group Spencers Wood Village Hall, Reading
Chatty Monkeys East
Date: 05 Jun 2018
Start time: 01:00 PM
End time: 02:45 PM
Hearing Impaired Pre-School Group Chalvey Grove Children's Centre, Slough, SL1 2TE
Chatty Monkeys West
Date: 12 Jun 2018
Start time: 09:30 AM
End time: 11:30 AM
Hearing Impaired Pre-School Group Spencers Wood Village Hall, Reading
Chatty Monkeys East
Date: 19 Jun 2018
Start time: 01:00 PM
End time: 02:45 PM
Hearing Impaired Pre-School Group Chalvey Grove Children's Centre, Slough, SL1 2TE
Busy Bees
Date: 22 Jun 2018
Start time: 10:00 AM
End time: 12:00 PM
Vision Impaired Pre-School Group Building for the Future, Wokingham
Chatty Monkeys West
Date: 26 Jun 2018
Start time: 09:30 AM
End time: 11:30 AM
Hearing Impaired Pre-School Group Spencers Wood Village Hall, Reading
Chatty Monkeys East
Date: 03 Jul 2018
Start time: 01:00 PM
End time: 02:45 PM
Hearing Impaired Pre-School Group Chalvey Grove Children's Centre, Slough, SL1 2TE
Chatty Monkeys West Summer Picnic
Date: 10 Jul 2018
Start time: 09:30 AM
End time: 11:30 AM
Hearing Impaired Pre-School Group Spencers Wood Village Hall, Reading
Busy Bees Summer Picnic
Date: 10 Jul 2018
Start time: 10:00 AM
End time: 12:00 PM
Vision Impaired Pre-School Group Venue to be confirmed
Chatty Monkeys East
Date: 17 Jul 2018
Start time: 01:00 PM
End time: 02:45 PM
Hearing Impaired Pre-School Group Chalvey Grove Children's Centre, Slough, SL1 2TE