West Berkshire Mencap Playscheme
Please note we are unsure when playscheme will be able to run again due to COVID
Playscheme for children/young people with additional needs.
Playscheme runs over the Easter and Summer Holidays taking children aged 3 to 19 years with a wide range of abilities and needs. Each child is given a one to one volunteer carer for the day. There are also 6 highly skilled and experienced staff on site.
Playscheme also allows the children the opportunity to access occasional trips out as well as the facilities on offer at the centre. For more information or to find out about booking a place Call 01635 41464.
Who to contact
Where to go
- Enborne Gate, Enborne Road
Mencap, Enborne Gate
- RG14 6AT
- Table of costs
Table of costs Amount Cost Type £36.00 per day
- Age Ranges
- Has Provision
- Need to self refer to register with our service before places offered. First come first served basis.
- Date updated
- Vacancy range(s)
Vacancy range(s) Places Start Age End Age 0
- 3 & 4 year old funding
30 Hours Extended Entitlements
- Are you intending to provide 30 Hours?
- Are you registered to provide 30 Hours?
- Do you have a waiting list?
Opening Times & Facilities
- Opening Times
Opening Times Day Opening Time Closing Time Monday 09:30 15:30 Tuesday 09:30 15:30 Thursday 09:30 15:30 Friday 09:30 15:30
- Ofsted URN
- Link to latest ofsted inspection report
- Inspection history
Inspection History Inspection Date Inspection type Inspection Outcome 28/07/2017 Inspection (Early Years Register) Good 04/08/2015 Inspection (Early Years Register) Requires Improvement 04/08/2009 Inspection (Early Years Register) Outstanding 01/08/2005 Care Good
Our Holiday Playscheme runs for one week at Easter and three weeks over the summer holidays, catering for children aged 3 - 18 years.
Children aged 11 - 18 attend Monday and Thursday
Children aged 3 - 11 attend Tuesday and Friday
Access to soft play, sensory room, fully equipped playground, large selection of toys, crafting and cooking activities.
Children are taken on trips to local amenities such as swimming, ten-pin bowling and local farm parks.
- Contact Name
- Megan Rawlings
- Contact Telephone
- 01635 569875
- Contact Email
- SEN Provision Type
- Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulties, Medical, Specific Literacy Difficulties, Speech & Language Difficulties, Behavioural, Emotional & Social Difficulties, Autistic Spectrum Disorder, Physical Disability, Hearing Impairment, Moderate Learning Difficulties, Severe Learning Difficulties, Visual Impairment
- Local Offer Age Bands
0 to 1
1 to 4
5 to 7
7 to 11
12 to 14
15 to 16
16 to 18
- Needs Level
Our Centre is fully accessible for people with disabilities. Changing room with tracking hoist, sensory room with tracking hoist and soft play with tracking hoist mobile hoist available on request. Please contact us to discuss your child's individual needs and any medical requirements.
The service is available to children aged 3 - 18 years with a disability
parents / carers can self-refer. Referrals can be made by other agencies, social workers, schools etc. To request a registration form, please call or e-mail.
We aim to respond and arrange a home visit within three weeks of receiving a referral, unless it is urgent. Booking forms are sent out approx. six weeks prior to the club and places are given on a first come, first served basis.
Ofsted Registration Number 955621.
The service conducts an annual customer satisfaction survey which provides an opportunity to provide feedback and comments on the service. However, we are keen to ensure that any issues are addressed by ourselves at the earliest opportunity and complaints and compliments should be addressed in the first instance to the manager of the service verbally or by phone / email as follows: Name Telephone Email Should the complaint relate to the manager of the service (or dissatisfaction with the way an existing complaint has been handled) then complaints should be addressed to the CEO as follows: : Sara Vaughan - West Berkshire Mencap The Mencap Centre Enborne Gate Enborne Road Newbury Berkshire RG14 6AT Tel. 01635 41464 sara.Vaughan@wbmencap.org
A registration form is completed, detailing all of your child's needs. All staff are fully trained and undertake additional medical training when a need arises. We are inspected by Ofsted. Risk Assessments are carried out on all activities and equipment, and we have a high staff-to-child ratio, using trained and checked volunteers to provide on-to-one support for the children. All staff are subject to safer recruitment procedures and are DBS checked and trained.
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