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Weekly News - 3rd June 2024

 

Welcome to our newsletter for this week. We hope you have all had a wonderful half term. 

This week we have Sunbeams (Ages 0-4)Makaton Signing for Babies and Families, Early Development - Caterpillars and TadpolesCricket for young people aged 12-25 yearsOnline Karaoke Session for ages 10+Sunflowers (Ages 2-8)Family swim at Bramley Baths and Football for ages 4-16.

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

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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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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Well done Noah, Otis and Che!

A huge well done to Noah and his two friends, Otis and Che, who took on one of the Yorkshire 3 Peaks to raise money for Sunshine & Smiles!

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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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Leeds SEND Services Update

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

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Refresh Carers - Summer Course

Refresh Carers are running a summer course:  Empowering unpaid parent carers for positive change.

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What's on this week

Individual Support Sessions

Individual Support Sessions

Every Monday
Next date: Mon, 3rd Jun 2024 - Fri, 7th 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, 3rd 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, 3rd 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, 4th Jun 2024, 10:00-11:30

Using tools & resources to encourage development

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Early Development Group - Tadpoles

Early Development Group - Tadpoles

Next date: Wed, 5th Jun 2024, 10:00-11:30

Using tools & resources to encourage development

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Cricket for young people aged 12-25 years

Cricket for young people aged 12-25 years

Next date: Wed, 5th Jun 2024, 18:30-19:30

Cricket will be back at Meanwood Cricket Club this week, weather depending.

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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, 6th Jun 2024

Join us online for singing fun with Kerry

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Sunflowers (Ages 2-8)

Sunflowers (Ages 2-8)

Next date: Sat, 8th Jun 2024, 11:15-12:15

Sunflowers for ages 2-8 on a Saturday morning, every 2 weeks. 

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Family swim at Bramley Baths

Family swim at Bramley Baths

Every other Saturday, 15:15-17:15
Next date: Sat, 8th Jun 2024

Our next family swim session

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Football for ages 4-16

Football for ages 4-16

Next date: Sun, 9th Jun 2024, 10:00-11:00

Join us for some football fun!

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Individual Support Sessions

Individual Support Sessions

Every Monday
Next date: Mon, 10th Jun 2024 - Fri, 14th 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, 10th Jun 2024

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

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Siblings Group

Siblings Group

Every other Wednesday, 18:30-20:00
Next date: Wed, 12th Jun 2024

The Sunshine & Smiles Siblings Group is a fun but safe space for siblings of those with Down syndrome.

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Smilers and Youth (Ages 8-18)

Smilers and Youth (Ages 8-18)

Next date: Sat, 15th Jun 2024, 11:30-13:15

This week join Charlotte this week for a Movement Workshop

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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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