A Centre for Children and Young People with Disabilities

A Centre for Children and Young People with Disabilities

#DynamicallyDifferent

Bradbury Afterschool Groups

What does a Dynamic Week Look Like?

Monday Groups (Rebels and Rockets)

This group meets every week (3:00pm – 6:00pm) and it comprises of severely disabled young people who are all P.M.L.D. This means that they have multiple, complex disabilities and medical needs. This group is very heavily staff intensive because of the high level of need of the youngsters attending. The staff has many tasks to perform including changing and feeding. Some of the youngsters suffer from epilepsy and drug treatment has to be administered by trained staff.

Although the group have many health difficulties – this does not mean they do not know how to have fun! They love sensory based activities, music and the group is always filled with laughter 🙂

Monday Groups (Infinity and The Crew)

This group meets every Monday (3:00pm – 7:00pm) for young people aged 15 to 19 years of age who have are ready to take the next step with their independence. Developing self-confidence and self-esteem along with emotional resilience is a priority for this group to ensure they are ready for their life beyond Dynamic.


Tuesday Groups (All Stars and Live Wires) 

This group meets every other Tuesday (3:00pm – 5:00pm*) with children between the ages of 8 to 10 attending. It is usually the first chance that the children to have to socialise outside of the home. They meet to have fun, play, socialise and develop friendships. Basic skills of turn-taking, sharing and joining in is encouraged. *We are hoping to gain CIW registration so that we can offer additional hours.


Wednesday Groups (Legends and Warriors)

This group meets every Wednesday (3:00pm – 6:00pm) for young people. They are a lively group with many and varied interests. The time is spent on a variety of activities such as going out in the community, and developing independent life skills whilst having a lot of fun! Money handling, road safety and personal safety is started to be explored in this group.


Thursday Groups (Creatives and Mavericks)

This group meets every Thursday (3:00pm – 7:00pm) at Bradbury House for young people who are ready to start developing their independent skills further but still need additional support. Like Wednesday, they also take part in activities that will increase their skills and enable them to become more independent. Developing self-confidence and self-esteem along with emotional resilience is a priority for this group to ensure they are ready for their life beyond Dynamic.


Friday Groups (The Tribe and The Squad)

This group meets every Friday (3:00pm – 7:00pm) for young people who have are ready to take the next step with their independence. They are a lively group with many and varied interests. The time is spent on a variety of activities such as going out in the community, and developing independent life skills whilst having a lot of fun! Money handling, road safety and personal safety is started to be explored in this group.


Saturday Groups (Trailblazers and The Amigos)

Trailblazers meets weekly on Saturdays for children between the ages of 8 to 10 years (9:30am – 11:30am*). It has the same remit as our Monday and Tuesday Groups and the group is usually the first chance that the children to have to socialise outside of the home. They meet to have fun, play, socialise and develop friendships. Basic skills of turn-taking, sharing and joining in is encouraged.

The Amigos meets weekly on Saturdays for children between the ages of 8 to 10 years (12:00noon – 2:00pm*) but for those children and young people who need a little less support. It has the same remit as our Tuesday Groups and the group is usually the first chance that the children to have to socialise outside of the home. They meet to have fun, play, socialise and develop friendships. Basic skills of turn-taking, sharing and joining in is encouraged.

*We are hoping to gain CIW registration so that we can offer additional hours.