IASS Special: February Half Term 2022 E- Bulletin

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Welcome to our February
Half Term Special E- Bulletin

There are so many amazing activities happening across
Wolverhampton this Half Term!

Ranging from sports, crafts, drama, cooking, theatre trips,
narrowboat rides, film making and adventure playgrounds;
there is plenty for your child or young person to enjoy!

Many activities are free and simply require booking reservation.
Contact details and booking requirements
for each organiser are provided below. 

Sassy Sensory Surprise

Sassy Sensory Surprise, 
Newhampton Arts Centre 

On 21 February Sassy Sensory Surprise invites families to their free Inclusive sensory funday at Newhampton Arts Centre.

Explore messy sensory play, physical sensory equipment, calming area with sensory lighting and glow in the dark elements, puppet shows, balloon modelling, glitter painting.

Two sessions will be taking place from 10am-12.30pm and 1.30pm-4.00pm.
To book your place email toni@sassysensorysurprises.co.uk

Strive Events, 
The Royal School 

Strive Feb '22

From the 21- 23 February Strive Events welcomes children and young people of Wolverhampton to attend their creative break happening at The Royal School.

Three days of fun activities including sport, team building, arts, crafts and experiments.
Breakfast and Lunch included. Limited FREE places available.

To book complete their registration form by clicking here. 

The Way Feb '22

The Way Youth Zone, 
City Centre 

From the 21- 25 February at 10:00am - 2:30pm children aged 10- 16 are invited to join Real Arts Workshops at The Way Youth Zone.

The week of events will allow you to explore a wide range of arts and crafts activities including painting, drawing, clay sculpting, T-shirts printing and crafts.

All materials are provided and they also offer some British Sign Language learning.

To book email: realartsworkshops@gmail.com 
visit realartsworkshops.co.uk 
or call 07882 685923

Voice 4 Parents
in partnership with Parkride, 
West Park

Parkride Feb '22

Gazebo Theatre,

Join Gazebo Theatre this half term 21- 25 February for an exciting week of free activities including drama, performance, crafts,sports, gardening, music and film making.

To book your place call 01902 296199 or email info@gazebotheatre.com

Gazebo Theatre

Let Us Play,

Let Us Play logo

Join Let Us Play from 21- 24 February for a range of inclusive activities including sports, arts & crafts, theatre trip and England V Germany football match. 

Each session will need to be individually booked and you can find their full February newsletter by clicking here

Let Us Play membership required prior to event,
click here to complete registration.
To book email bookings@lupwolverhampton.org.uk

For more information call 01902 546258/ 
email claire@lupwoloverhampton.org.uk

Low Hill Community Centre,

Low Hill Half term

From 21- 24 February Low Hill Community Centre welcomes Wolverhampton children
age 5+ to join their half term fun for free!

Sessions run from 9:00am - 1:00pm including Street Dance, Arts & Crafts, Multi-Sport, Multi- Skills, Outdoor play and more.

To book Call/Text: 07939 912247 

Sycamore Adventure,

Sycamore Adventure Playground have a jam packed week of animal themed activities for you to enjoy including safari scavenger hunts, mask making and sensory activities along with climbing, sand pit, water play, soft play and more!

There is no need to book, but registration of your child on their website is required,  Suggested donation of £4 per child.
click here to register.

If you’d like to get in touch with the Sycamore team please call 01384 813755

Sycamore Adventure

Albrighton Moat, 

Albrighton Moat Feb '22

Wildside activity centre

Wildside Activity Centre,
Whitmore Reans


Monday 21st February : 10.30am – 12.30pm and 1.30pm – 3.30pm
Gruffalo Family Adventures 
The Gruffalo and his child find exciting things in the wood at Wildside. Re-telling a popular story with activities. Suitable for younger children including under 3s. £4.50 per child.

Tuesday 22nd February: 10.30am – 12.30pm and 1.30pm – 3.30pm
Ready for Pancakes  
We’ll be trying out yummy ideas to use on Pancake Day next week and playing some crazy pancake games. Suitable for children aged 5 and above. £4.50 per child.

Wednesday 23rd February: 10.30am – 12.30pm and 1.30pm – 3.30pm
Shelter Building  
Make a shelter in the woods for yourself and learn about the dens animals make to keep themselves snug in the winter. If the weather is really bad, we’ll make some shelters for various critters indoors. Suitable for children 4 years old and over. £4.50 per child.

Thursday 24th February: 10.30am – 12.30pm
Canal Art  
See how the old canal boats were decorated, and make your own traditional ‘roses and castles’ decorations. Find out how families lived and worked on the boats. For children aged 4 and over. £4.50 per child.

1.30pm – 3.30pm
Canal Collage 
In this session, we’ll be making abstract canal scenes that you can take home from recycled materials. Let your creative side out to explore the beauty of the canal. And we’ll also think about the litter, that spoils it all too often. For children aged 4 and over. £4.50 per child.

Friday 25th February: 10.30am – 12.30pm and 1.30pm – 3.30pm
Superworm and Friends  
Learn about some of the incredible powers of our real worms, search for some of their little friends and find out about their superpowers too. We depend on what they do to keep us well fed and healthy. Suitable for children aged 4 and over. £4.50 per child.

Saturday 26th February: 10.00am – 2.00 pm 
Narrowboat Trip
See the early signs of spring on the canal on our first trip of the year, going to Wightwick and back, with two locks en route. Our boat has heating (but we still advise wrapping up warmly) and is accessible for wheelchairs. Bring your own picnic. Cost £8.00 per adult, £6.00 per child.

All activities need to be booked in advance. Payment will be required at time of booking to confirm your place, we will then send you a booking form. Concessions available for families on low income. Please ask when booking.

Please call 01902 754612 to book.
Office hours are 9am to 4pm Monday to Thursday and 9am to 3pm on Fridays.


Information/ Funday at Linden House:
Friday 25 February 

On Friday 25 Feb from 11am to 3pm Voice 4 Parents invites Wolverhampton families to their funday at Linden House.

Tea, coffee, cake and fun activities will be provided, whilst parents and carer's can discover more about SEND information and support available in Wolverhampton.

No booking required. Address: Linden House, 221 Tettenhall Road,
Wolverhampton, WV6 0DD. 

IASS Online Legal Training Sessions:
February and March 2022


We are here to help!
Are you unsure of certain processes, legal rights or just in need of some advice?
Wolverhampton IASS is dedicated to empowering parents, carers and young people with SEND. Book onto our virtual online events below: 


Assess, Plan, Do, Review

SEN Support 

Wednesday 16th February 6.00- 7.00pm
Click here to book your place 

We will detail how schools and colleges should use a graduated approach of "Assess, Plan, Do and Review" to identify and support children and young people who may have special educational needs and/or disabilities.



EHCP Taster Session

Tuesday 8 March 2022 1.30pm- 2.30pm
Click here to book your place

Join us for a friendly and informative session discussing:

- Education, Health and Care (EHC) plans.

- The EHC needs assessment process and how to request, what is included in an EHCP.

- What happens during and after the assessment process.


coffee & Chat virtual

Coffee & Chat

Thursday 31 March 2022 10.30am- 11.30am
Click here to book your place

Bring your cuppa and your questions!

Join our friendly team for an informal Q&A session and general chat 
on anything related to SEND.


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We post lots of information and advice on our Facebook, Instagram and Twitter Pages to keep you aware and informed of upcoming events, activities, useful resources and other information.