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Holiday Playscheme (Specialist) – Enable Ability

Brief description of what services your organisation offers

This Special Needs Playscheme provides for children/young people aged 5 – 18 years requiring high levels of supervision owing to severe physical/learning difficulties and/or autism. These playschemes take place during all school holiday periods; transport is provided and all children are given the opportunity to participate in wide-ranging activities.

Where the service is based:

Redwood Park School
Wembley Grove

What the organisation provides – types of interventions and support:

Enable Ability’s Specialist Playscheme provides a comprehensive range of activities throughout each holiday period whilst enabling their families to benefit from vital respite. Activities include creative art/craft, sports, music, dance/movement, role play/drama, storytelling, theme days, outings and games.

Who can access the service?

This scheme is for children/young people living within Portsmouth City boundaries that require high levels of supervision because of diagnosed severe physical disabilities/learning difficulties, down syndrome and autism.

How do you make sure you provide a quality service?

This Playscheme is Ofsted registered and designed to enable children/young people to achieve effective learning outcomes, develop social awareness, improve language and communication skills, achieve greater independence, gain in confidence and self-esteem and share items they have made with their family.

How can this service be accessed?

By contacting the Children’s Services Co-Ordinator – details below

How and who to make a complaint to:

In the first instance the Children’s Services Co-Ordinator, then the Enable Ability Manager Richard Soutar

Contact Details:

Tel: 023 9267 1848 / 023 9267 1846

Email address:


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