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.
Special Olympics GB have more than 120 inclusive multi sports clubs across the whole of the UK that encourage anyone of any ability to take part and enjoy a variety of sports.
The Vennie is a youth scheme for children aged between 5 and 12 in the West Lothian area of Scotland. They support children emotionally, physically and educationally. They encourage activity through a variety of fun and interactive methods including an adventure park and garden as well as a whole range of sports.
The UK’s only disability sports series for everyday Superhero. They make participating in any sport possible by providing equipment and support.
Sports Inspired gets children and young people moving and taking part in a whole variety of sports. Sports are a great way to improve children’s mental health especially in areas of poverty and lack of social inclusion.
Shaw Trust is a charity helping to transform the lives of young people and adults across the UK and internationally.
Our specialist services help people gain an education, enter work, develop their career, improve their wellbeing or rebuild their lives. As a charity we add value to every service we deliver by investing back into the people and communities we support.
Shaw Trust is one of the largest 25 charities in the UK. Comprising Shaw Trust, Prospects, Ixion and Shaw Education Trust, we use our 75 years’ combined experience to support people to develop their potential. By joining together we are working to reach one goal: to help transform the lives of one million young people and adults each year.
McDonalds football sessions are available at multiple locations across the UK. Their goal (pardon the pun) is to provide 5 million hours of football over the next 4 years at their centres and football festivals.
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.
This event based charity organise special events, sporting activities, fun sessions all for children on the autistic spectrum. Together with professionals they support families to enable their children to enjoy life.
Spectrum are also the Cambridgeshire area distributor for Max Card which enable children and their carers to enjoy a wide variety of theme parks and activities.
The disability specific, national governing body in the UK for sport and people with learning disabilities.