Primary clubs

SELFA offer a range of after-school clubs, run by Activity Co-ordinators Lucy Short and Samatha Pickard.

Details of our tailored after-school clubs for referred primary-aged children is given below.  Please contact SELFA if you would like your child/children to attend.

AUsome Club

Held at Ings School, Tuesdays 3.30pm – 5.00pm.

A weekly club for children on the autistic spectrum, aiming to support the development of social and life skills, boosting confidence and self-esteem and improving the ability to interact with the wider community as well as providing them with valuable skills for the future. Children will have the opportunity interact with children their own age, to try new activities and forge friendships. Age: KS2 (School Years 3-6)

Bentham Buzz

Held at Bentham Community Primary School on Tuesdays 3.30pm – 4.45pm.

An after-school nurture group for children who need support to develop their social, life and friendship skills.  Each session will be planned to help the children develop social and life skills whilst having fun at the same time. From arts and crafts to sports and trips to circle time, SELFA is able to provide a safe and stimulating environment for everyone. Age: Reception – KS2

SELFA Inspire

Held at Ings School on Wednesdays 3.30pm – 5.00pm.

A young leaders group of like-minded children, who want to build on their leadership skills to prepare them for their start in secondary school and contribute to the spirit of SELFA.  Through a varied programme designed to inspire and challenge, children will build on organisation, communication and teamwork skills, which will help to build positive relationships, confidence and encourage independence. Sessions will include community projects, fundraising, sharing ideas, discussions and leading activities to peers and younger children.  An opportunity for extended learning experiences that help to build valuable social skills and personal learning.  Age: Year 6.

SELFA Sports Stars

Held at Greatwood Primary School on Mondays 5.30pm – 6.30pm.

Have fun, meet new friends and learn new skills, with a wide range of sports including Dodgeball, Archery, Go Fence, Ultimate Frisbee and Netball. Lead by qualified SELFA sports coach, Sam Pickard. Age: Primary (4-11).

SELFA Starters

Held at Ings School, Wednesdays, 3.30pm – 4.45pm.

A nurture group for children who need support with confidence, self-esteem and emotional awareness. The club offers a safe environment where children can try lots of new activities such as arts and crafts, sports, drama and cookery.  Social skills will be developed through sharing, turn-taking, listening to others and learning to talk about thoughts and feelings.  Age: Reception & KS1

Step-up Club

Held at Ings School, Thursdays 3.30pm – 4.45pm.

A nurture group for children who need support with confidence, self-esteem and emotional awareness. Sessions are structured to help participants develop social, life and friendship skills and increase positive attitudes and behaviour whilst having fun. Themes are covered through planned activities, trips and workshops (including sports, games, arts and crafts, circle time etc.) Age: KS2 (School Years 3-6)