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Weekly News - 17th June 2024

Welcome to our newsletter for this week. 

We are really excited to be welcoming Speech and Language Therapist Caitlin to the Sunshine & Smiles team, and have a survey for all families to fill in if you are interested in our Speech and Language groups. 

This week we have Sunbeams (Ages 0-4)Makaton Signing for Babies and Families, Early Development - Caterpillars and TadpolesOnline Karaoke Session for ages 10+Made with Music for Sunflowers (Ages 2-8)Family swim at Bramley Baths and Football for ages 4-16.

Our next Speech and Language Opt-in Sessions with Lauren are on the 30th June and are now open for bookings.

As always we are available by telephone and email for advice, support and signposting – please don’t hesitate to get in touch at any time.

Weekday: 07442 332678

Weekend: 07472 320168 

Email: adminteam@sunshineandsmiles.org.uk

Latest news

Sunshine & Smiles Speech and Language Update - Welcome Caitlin!

We are absolutely delighted to welcome Caitlin to the Sunshine & Smiles team.

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Thank You, Lloyds Bank Volunteers!

A huge thank you to the team of volunteers from Lloyds bank who worked really hard on the garden at Stainbeck Community Hall on Wednesday.

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Leeds SEND event 2024

Leeds Local Authority are putting on an event in conjunction with Leeds Parent Carer Forum

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SEND Next Choices event

The SEND Next Choices event returns to Leeds first direct arena on Tuesday 25 June 2024.

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Parent Carer Representative Training

Training is available for anyone interested in being a Leeds Parent Carer Forum Representative.

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Charity of the Year for Black’s Solicitors

We are very happy to announce that Blacks have chosen Sunshine & Smiles as their charity of the year! 

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Research: Transition from Mainstream Primary to Special Secondary School

Sarah Magill is seeking to interview 8-12 parents/carers who have a child in Year 7 or 8 at a state special school but went to a mainstream primary school.

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Child Friendly Leeds Art Project

Child friendly Leeds have been running an art project, asking young people “How can Leeds be more inclusive to those with hidden disabilities?”, so that children and young people are not feeling judged.

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Leeds SEND Services Update

Dan Barton, Deputy Director (Learning) at Leeds City Council, has sent a message regarding SENSAP leadership

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What's on this week

Individual Support Sessions

Individual Support Sessions

Every Monday
Next date: Mon, 17th Jun 2024 - Fri, 21st Jun 2024

9:30am-2:30pm: Face to face, phone or video support available

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Sunbeams (Ages 0-4)

Sunbeams (Ages 0-4)

Every Monday, 10:30-12:00
Next date: Mon, 17th Jun 2024

Join us with your little one for play and a cuppa, with some singing and signing too

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Makaton Signing for Babies and Families

Makaton Signing for Babies and Families

Next date: Mon, 17th Jun 2024, 12:30-13:30

A six week course to learn some Makaton signing

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Early Development Group - Caterpillars

Early Development Group - Caterpillars

Next date: Tue, 18th Jun 2024, 10:00-11:30

Using tools & resources to encourage development

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Online Yoga for 16+

Online Yoga for 16+

Every other Tuesday, 19:30-20:30
Next date: Tue, 18th Jun 2024

Online Yoga Sessions

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Early Development Group - Tadpoles

Early Development Group - Tadpoles

Next date: Wed, 19th Jun 2024, 10:00-11:30

Using tools & resources to encourage development

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Online Karaoke Session for ages 10+

Online Karaoke Session for ages 10+

Every other Thursday, 19:00-20:00
Next date: Thu, 20th Jun 2024

Join us online for singing fun with Kerry

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Made with Music for Sunflowers (Ages 2-8)

Made with Music for Sunflowers (Ages 2-8)

Next date: Sat, 22nd Jun 2024, 11:15-12:15

A fantastic and fun music session for ages 2-8, followed by time for refreshments and a chat

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Family swim at Bramley Baths

Family swim at Bramley Baths

Every other Saturday, 15:15-17:15
Next date: Sat, 22nd Jun 2024

Our next family swim session

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Football for ages 4-16

Football for ages 4-16

Next date: Sun, 23rd Jun 2024, 10:00-11:00

Join us for some football fun!

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Ruth's Speech and Language groups

Ruth's Speech and Language groups

Next date: Mon, 24th Jun 2024

Ruth's Speech & Language Groups

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Individual Support Sessions

Individual Support Sessions

Every Monday
Next date: Mon, 24th Jun 2024 - Fri, 28th Jun 2024

9:30am-2:30pm: Face to face, phone or video support available

Find out more
Sunbeams (Ages 0-4)

Sunbeams (Ages 0-4)

Every Monday, 10:30-12:00
Next date: Mon, 24th Jun 2024

Join us with your little one for play and a cuppa, with some singing and signing too

Find out more
Early Development Group - Busy Bees

Early Development Group - Busy Bees

Next date: Tue, 25th Jun 2024, 10:00-11:30

Using tools & resources to encourage development

Find out more
Early Development Group - Ducklings

Early Development Group - Ducklings

Next date: Tue, 25th Jun 2024, 12:30-14:00

Using tools & resources to encourage development

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Dates for your diary

Speech and Language Opt-in Sessions

Speech and Language Opt-in Sessions

Next date: Sun, 30th Jun 2024

Book into an online Speech and Language Session

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