Sir Jack Petchey founded the Jack Petchey Foundation in 1999 to recognise the positive contributions young people make to society and to support them in achieving their potential. Since then the Foundation has supported over 2,000 initiatives for young people across London and Essex and has invested over £143m in programmes including the prestigious Jack Petchey Achievement Award scheme which recognises the achievements of young people in schools and youth groups across London and Essex.
Step Change are committed to making dance accessible to everyone from an interested beginner to an accomplished student.
Brilliantly enjoyable Award Winning dance classes for pre-school children of all abilities around the UK. Many of their franchised groups run specialist SEN sessions as well as creating sessions specifically including wheelchair users.
Flamingo Chicks CIC provides an inclusive community giving children with disabilities and illnesses such as cancer the opportunity to enjoy ballet alongside their friends.
We have all kinds of children in our classes including those undergoing treatment for cancer, children who are visually impaired, those with autism, cerebral palsy, Downs Syndrome or other needs. We actively celebrate what our children CAN do.
2000 children come through our classes each year!
We deliver classes in three ways:
We have regular weekly classes delivered at schools across Bristol, Bradford, Leeds, York, Cardiff and London.
Inclusive Dance for all workshops and it’s amazing Dance Squad who perform regularly at events across the whole country. The aim is to show that dance is accessible for all.
Achieve More Scotland is a registered SCIO based in Glasgow that delivers programmes of diversionary activity to young people from areas of high social deprivation. Diversionary activities take the form of sports, physical activity, group-work, volunteering, employability and personal development sessions. We improve young people’s physical and mental health and well-being, confidence and self-esteem, aspirations, personal responsibility and life chances by engaging them in weekly, structured, positive activities that work across communities and are delivered by role models.
We offer Football, Dance, Cricket and Gymnastics during the evenings. We also run a sports programme in multiple schools delivering PE, community building and team activities. During the holiday time we offer Holiday Camps that cover all those sports mentioned previously as well as a Breakfast Club and Lunch Club. Participants must be 5 to 18 years old.
All activities are free of charge and everyone is welcome.
Arts projects in hospitals across the South West region, working with children with cancer & leukemia, their siblings & families, as well as developing work with children with other life threatening illnesses too. The residential weekends bring young people into fantastical worlds where anything is possible. Encouraging young people to collaborate to use their energy & imagination to help solve mysterious scenarios using a whole host of arts techniques ranging from drama & dance to printing making & pottery.
Everybody Dance, with support from Brent Sports Service, has started a wheelchair dance sport club in Brent. Learn Ballroom and Latin Dance steps for wheelchair users and friends. The dance can be done with two wheelchair users or a wheelchair user and a standing partner.
Company of dancers with and without disabilities who believe in innovative, and technically dance. Dancers, gallery, details of their repertoire and booking information.