PLAY OPPORTUNITIES FOR CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE WITH ADDITIONAL SUPPORT NEEDS IN MIDLOTHIAN

Bright Sparks

0131 663 5172

admin@brightsparkspg.org

Activities for our ASN youth and our wider community

Our primary aim is to offer services for our additional support needs youth in Midlothian.  Have a look and see what we offer…

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On Mondays...

ASN Play  | 10am to 12pm
0 – 5 yrs, £2.50 per session
Members Only
Term time only
Pay on the door

Please bring a snack

Children with Additional Support Needs and their parent/carers are welcomed into our bright and spacious centre where we encourage the children to socialise, interact and play freely. Enjoy access to our play resources, crafts, sensory room, soft play and our sensory garden.

During “snack time” the parent/carers are welcome to go for a break in our parent’s room while their children are looked after by Bright Sparks staff.


Kids Club
5 to 8 Years
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You will be able to play in our garden, our sensory room, our soft play area and our inside play area.
Before you pay for any of our Groups please ensure that you have spoken with us to ensure there are spaces available on the evening you require.


Youth Club
9+ Years

You will be able to play in our garden, our sensory room, our soft play area and our inside play area.
Before you pay for any of our Groups please ensure that you have spoken with us to ensure there are spaces available on the evening you require.

On Mondays...

ASN Play  | 10am to 12pm
0 – 5 yrs, £2.50 per session
Members Only
Term time only
Pay on the door

Please bring a snack

Children with Additional Support Needs and their parent/carers are welcomed into our bright and spacious centre where we encourage the children to socialise, interact and play freely. Enjoy access to our play resources, crafts, sensory room, soft play and our sensory garden.

During “snack time” the parent/carers are welcome to go for a break in our parent’s room while their children are looked after by Bright Sparks staff.


Kids Club | 5pm to 6pm
5 to 8 Years, £3 per session
Term time only,
Members Only
Block Bookings Available
Contact Us For Space Availability

Children with Additional Support Needs can take part in craft activities, have access to extensive amount of play resources, outdoor play.  They also have access to our soft play and sensory room.

During the session the children are provided with a small snack.

 


Youth Club  |  630pm to 8pm
9+ Years, £3 per session
Term time only,
Members Only
Block Bookings Available
Contact Us For Space Availability

Young people with Additional Support Needs can take part in craft activities, have access to extensive amount of play resources, outdoor play.  They also have access to our soft play and sensory room.

During the session the young people are provided with a small snack.

On Tuesdays...

Community Sessions | 10am to 12pm
0 – 18 mths, £4 per child
Term Time Only
Members and Non-Members
Click to Book

Babies and their parents/carers are welcomed into our bright and spacious centre where the babies and infants are encouraged to socialise and interact with one another. The environment is filled with activities to stimulate and support the development of each child.
There is access to our sensory room, soft play and garden area.

 

On Wednesdays...

ASN Play Activity
10am to 12pm
0 – 5 yrs
Members Only
Term time only
Pay on the door

You will be able to play in our garden, our sensory room, our soft play area and our inside play area.  Please remember to bring a snack for your child(ren).


Kids Club | 5pm to 6pm
5 to 8 Years, £3 per session
Term time only,
Members Only
Block Bookings Available
Contact Us For Space Availability

Children with Additional Support Needs can take part in craft activities, have access to extensive amount of play resources, outdoor play.  They also have access to our soft play and sensory room.

During the session the children are provided with a small snack.

 


Youth Club  |  630pm to 8pm
9+ Years, £3 per session
Term time only,
Members Only
Block Bookings Available
Contact Us For Space Availability

Young people with Additional Support Needs can take part in craft activities, have access to extensive amount of play resources, outdoor play.  They also have access to our soft play and sensory room.

During the session the young people are provided with a small snack.

On Thursdays...

ASN Play | 10am to 12pm and 1245pm to 245pm
0 – 5 yrs, £2.50 per session
Members Only
Term time only
Pay on the door

Please bring a snack

Children with Additional Support Needs and their parent/carers are welcomed into our bright and spacious centre where we encourage the children to socialise, interact and play freely. Enjoy access to our play resources, crafts, sensory room, soft play and our sensory garden.

During “snack time” the parent/carers are welcome to go for a break in our parent’s room while their children are looked after by Bright Sparks staff.


Community Sessions | 1245pm to 245pm
0-5 yrs, £5 per child
Term Time Only
Members and Non-Members
Click to Book

Please bring a snack.

Babies, children and their parents/carers are welcomed into our bright and spacious centre where the children are encouraged to socialise and interact with one another through play.

There is access to our sensory room, soft play and garden area.

On Fridays...

Community Sessions | 10am to 12pm
0-5 yrs, £5 per child
Term Time Only
Members and Non-Members
Click to Book

Please bring a snack.

Babies, children and their parents/carers are welcomed into our bright and spacious centre where the children are encouraged to socialise and interact with one another through play.

There is access to our sensory room, soft play and garden area.

On Saturdays...

SATURDAY 
11am to 1pm or 2pm to 4pm
Available to all

Available to both members and non-members.  Bright Sparks are delighted to announce that they are able to offer the hire of the centre for birthday parties.

Click here to book

On Sundays...

SUNDAY
11am to 1pm or 2pm to 4pm
Available to all

Available to both members and non-members.  Bright Sparks are delighted to announce that they are able to offer the hire of the centre for birthday parties.

Click here to book

Search by club…

ASN Kids Club

Kids Club
5 to 8 Years
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Youth Club
9+ Years

ASN Kids Club (members only)

MONDAY & WEDNESDAY  |  5pm to 6pm
5 to 8 Years, £3 per session
Term time only,
Members Only
Block Bookings Available
Contact Us For Space Availability

Children with Additional Support Needs can take part in craft activities, have access to extensive amount of play resources, outdoor play.  They also have access to our soft play and sensory room.

During the session the children are provided with a small snack.

ASN Youth Club (members only)

MONDAY & WEDNESDAY  |  630pm to 8pm
9+ Years, £3 per session
Term time only,
Members Only
Block Bookings Available
Contact Us For Space Availability

Young people with Additional Support Needs can take part in craft activities, have access to extensive amount of play resources, outdoor play.  They also have access to our soft play and sensory room.

During the session the young people are provided with a small snack.

ASN Play Club (members only)

MONDAY AND WEDNESDAY | 10am to 12pm
THURSDAY | 10am to 12pm and 1245pm to 245pm

0 – 5 yrs, £2.50 per session
Members Only
Term time only
Pay on the door

Please bring a snack

Children with Additional Support Needs and their parent/carers are welcomed into our bright and spacious centre where we encourage the children to socialise, interact and play freely. Enjoy access to our play resources, crafts, sensory room, soft play and our sensory garden.

During “snack time” the parent/carers are welcome to go for a break in our parent’s room while their children are looked after by Bright Sparks staff.

Community Club Sessions (open to all)

TUESDAY | 10am to 12pm
0 – 18 mths, £4 per child
Term Time Only
Members and Non-Members
Click to Book

Babies and their parents/carers are welcomed into our bright and spacious centre where the babies and infants are encouraged to socialise and interact with one another. The environment is filled with activities to stimulate and support the development of each child.
There is access to our sensory room, soft play and garden area.


THURSDAY | 12.45pm to 2.45pm
0 – 5 yrs, £5 per child
Term Time Only
Members and Non-Members
Click to Book

Please bring a snack.

Babies, children and their parents/carers are welcomed into our bright and spacious centre where the children are encouraged to socialise and interact with one another through play.

There is access to our sensory room, soft play and garden area.


FRIDAY | 10am to 12pm
0 – 5 yrs, £5 per child
Term Time Only
Members and Non-Members
Click to Book

Please bring a snack.

Babies, children and their parents/carers are welcomed into our bright and spacious centre where the children are encouraged to socialise and interact with one another through play.

There is access to our sensory room, soft play and garden area.

Our other activities…

ASN Kids Club

Kids Club
5 to 8 Years
[  ]

Youth Club
9+ Years

Parties (open to all)

SATURDAY AND SUNDAY
11am to 1pm or 2pm to 4pm (until Aug 19th, 2022)
1030am to 130pm or 2pm to 5pm (from Aug 20th, 2022)

Available to all

Available to both members and non-members.  Bright Sparks are delighted to announce that they are able to offer the hire of the centre for birthday parties.

Click here to book

DANCE SESSION! (members only)

February 24, 2022
12:45 pm – 2:45 pm
BOOK HERE

Upbeat Dance Academy are delighted to be joining us to give the children a little taster session. Spaces are limited so please do not hesitate in booking.

Location:  Bright Sparks Centre
Price: £2.50 per child 0 – 5yrs
Members Only

CRAFT FRIDAY (members only)

Friday 25th Feb
Time: 1.30pm – 2.30pm.
Ages: 5 yrs -18+ yrs
Price: £3 per child
Members Only
BOOK HERE

Art Club is back on a Friday afternoon.  Loads of crafting fun.  Parent and carers are welcome to stay in the centre while the activity is taking place.  If your child requires 1:1 support, a parent or carer will be required to support the child with an appropriate adult.

About us.

We are a registered charity that provides recreational facilities and activities, with the object of improving the condition of life for children and young people with additional needs living or schooled in Midlothian, from birth to 18 years.

Here For You

We rely on the support of our trusted, and much appreciated, donors and sponsors so that we can run our full schedule of activities.  

Be A Member

Membership of Bright Sparks is £10 per year per child and reduces the price of our classes so get in touch and register today!

Volunteer and Donate

If you would like to volunteer to help run our classes or behind the scenes in an administrative function please do also let us know!

VOLUNTEER

Running an organisation like ours takes the spirit and energy of people who can truly contribute to society and have the time and capacity to commit to our aims.  Is that you?  We hope so.  Volunteer with us here…

DONATE

As a charity and volunteer organisation every £1 helps.  We cannot possibly express how much every pound means but your willingness to give us that pound makes us feel special and proud 

WORK WITH US

Check out our current opportunities to volunteer with us including management committee roles, group support, newsletter and press roles and helping out at the centre.

VISIT US

Come along and see the centre and all that we offer.  Whether it’s to decide on volunteering or to understand what we can offer please do come along.  In Covid times please pre-arrange any visits with us directly.

A FEW KEY QUESTIONS

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What are the criteria for enrolment?

Your child must live in, or attend school in, Midlothian; Be under 19 years of age;
Have a disability diagnosed or be recognised by a health professional, social worker or educational professional that your child has an additional need or un-diagnosed disability.

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Do I have to attend with my child?

All children attending the playgroup must attend with an appropriate adult. Children and young people attending the out of school clubs and youth clubs need only attend with an appropriate adult if they require 1:1 care or supervision. (including continence care)

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What disabilities and needs do Bright Sparks cover?

We are proud to say that all disabilities and additional needs are welcome at Bright Sparks.

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What are the costs involved?

Bright Sparks asks all children to register at a cost of £10 per child per annum. Each term time club playgroups session costs £2.00 and includes a snack. Term time evening sessions cost £2.50 and includes snack. Holiday club costs very depending on the activities.

Our News & Announcements

For all the latest things you need to be aware of find them find them here and on our closed group Facebook group for members