After School and Holiday Clubs
Details of our after school and holiday clubs
Shorefields run four different clubs per week, which are designed to give extra-curricular access to students.
Tuesday's Beach Strand Club
A variety of activities including; sensory exploration, messy play, tailored to students in beach strand. Students are offered the opportunity to have outdoor exploration and staff support the student to continue their development by following their communication schedule.
Tuesday's Pier Strand Club
This after school club is tailored to students within our pier strand, and focusses on a multi-sensory approach to activities, sensory stories, sensory play, sensory exploration and physio development. Staff are highly trained to support the needs of the pupils.
Wednesday Sunshine Strand Club
After school clubs on a Wednesday is split across two classrooms for students within Sunshine strand, working on developing social skills through play and development. Activities include; arts and crafts, games, interactive activities and outdoor play.
Shorefields runs two very successful and heavily subscribed holiday clubs. Holiday clubs run throughout the Easter break and for the first two weeks of Summer holidays (funding dependent). The club runs from 9am till 3pm and students need to bring a pack lunch. There is a charge of £20 per day for the holiday clubs.
The clubs offer the opportunity for students to enjoy a range of activities during the holidays. An appropriate activity timetable is created each day, person centred to the pupil. Students are grouped within their school strand to best support their needs,. Popular activities include: bouncy castles, art and crafts, messy play, rice krispies cakes, sensory play, music and games hydro-therapy and with the occasional off site visits. The clubs are well staffed each day with appropriately trained staff working with students. Staff are matched to students from their strand to provide the best level of support and continuity of care.
Clubs are open to Shorefields students only and held on the school site with occasional off site community visits. Clubs are for 4 to 18 year olds.
Our clubs are run by our extended schools co-ordinator Leah Smith, and during all sessions our on site Nurse is in attendance to support the children when needed.
To attend clubs you will need an Unquie Shortbreaks Number. This can be obtained by registering on the ShortBreaks website (please see link below). You will not be able to access club without this number as it is an Essex County Council requirement.
If you have any queries regarding clubs please contact the main school office on 01255 424412.