Supported Break and Lunch Club
Unstructured time can be stressful for ASC students so we offer daily supported break and lunch time activities that are fully staffed with specialist teaching assistants.
Lego Therapy is offered weekly to allow students to explore their creativity in a supported environment with like-minded enthusiasts.
Social Sports Clubs
Social Sports is a great way to keep healthy whilst building fine and gross motor skills as well as team building and communication skills. It is delivered in a supported environment and is fully staffed with specialist teaching assistants.
SEN students are fully included in all areas of school life including the school council, they attend meetings and contribute through the SEN representative.
SEN students are fully included in all areas of school life including representing the school at events such as Open Evenings and Parents Evenings. Students are fully trained to prepare them for adult life and employment.
Autism Support in Waltham Forest
Waltham Forest Parents Forum, support and discussion for families in the borough:
Free Cinema tickets with CEA Card (Available for use at Empire Cinema, Walthamstow)
The CEA Card is a national card scheme developed by the Cinema Exhibitors’ Association (CEA) for UK cinemas. The scheme was introduced in 2004 and is one of the ways for participating cinemas to ensure they make reasonable adjustments for disabled guests when they go.
Telephone: 023 9224 8545
Name: CEA Card
Address: PO Box 212
Postcode: PO7 6ZN
Dimensions (autism friendly cinema)
We offer Autism Friendly Screenings at over 250 cinemas in partnership with Cineworld, ODEON, Showcase and Vue cinemas. Every month, each participating cinema shows a different film from a selection of new releases and classics including Pixar animations, Disney adventures and many more films suitable for all age ranges. What makes the screenings autism…
Max Card - Waltham Forest
The Max Card is a discount card for foster families and families of children with additional needs. Families simply show their Max Card upon entry to a venue in order to obtain free or discounted admission. The scheme is designed to help these families save.
The Thomas Centre
Thomas Centre provides a holiday facility in a safe, secure and non-judgmental environment for disabled children and young people. Recommended by parents/carers of disabled children and young people in Waltham Forest.
Telephone: 01507 363463
Motivate East – Sports Disability Partnership:
There are several disability sports activities for young people and adults in the borough that are open to residents.
For details on the Motivate East programme please contact the Sports Development team on 020 8496 3695 or email Bisi Owolabi.
Local Swimming pools which all host fun swims , swim for all and specific SEN/Disability swims:
Leyton Leisure Centre:
763 High Road
For swimming times, prices and more information please go to
or call 020 8558 8858
Leytonstone Leisure Centre Swimming Pool:
Cathall Road, Leytonstone, E11 4LA
Or call 020 8539 8343
Waltham Forest Pool and Track (who host an SEN sports club on Sundays)
170 Chingford Road
Leyton Green Respite Centre, London Borough of Waltham Forest
This much-used and essential site for disabled children started out with a small, underused back garden and a large car park, and ended up with a large garden area and a small car park. Who said there's no such thing as progress?
Director: 07968 783127
Address: Adventure Playground Engineers
11c South Crescent
All Ability Cycling
We have both an adults club and junior club running on alternate Saturdays. The adults club welcomes all abilities and has no upper age limit. On alternate Saturdays 1pm-3pm. The junior club is free to join for under 16s and is on alternate Saturdays 12-1pm.
Telephone: 0208 980 7998
Grow Your Own Theatre
‘Grow Your Own Theatre’ is a place for young people (aged 3-19) in E17 to be creative to play, create and be themselves. We have performed at Arts and Crust cafe, The Rose and Crown Theatre pub and as part of the Street17 festival - and had lots of giggles.
Telephone: 0774 034 3240
Zinc is an arts organization which exists to advance and promote the creativity, culture and heritage of disabled young people and adults and socially excluded groups, for the benefit of all. We strive to be a centre of excellence: Generating 'pathways' within the arts.
Telephone: 01277 365 626