Activity

Running my first race

Hi everyone and welcome back to my monthly blog for Midland Mencap this month I’m going to talk about my experience of starting up running and taking part in my first ever race! If you would have said a few weeks ago that my mom would be watching me play

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the joys of accessible cycling with parkride

We’ve had an amazing 1st summer at the parkride project from endless days of sunshine to endless numbers of families taking part in this amazing offer of fun free and flexible accessible cycling that everyone can get involved in regardless of need. Its not just families who are benefiting either

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SUPER HALF-TERM ADVENTURES

Powering into Queen Alexandra College on ‘Superhero Day,’ I was impressed to see an assembly of young marvels engrossed in a variety of activities. Monitoring the scene from mid-point was Big Robot Head, an immense technological skull brought to life by staff and superkids in a display of fearless innovation.

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Frank Chapman Centre – Day 4

We all woke up very sleepily on our last morning at the centre and worked together to pack our bags and strip our beds before breakfast. We had our normal breakfast of cereals, toast and fruit and then made sure that all our belongings were in the common room ready

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Frank Chapman Centre – Day 3

After a bit of a longer sleep (for most anyway!) we woke up early to get ready for another day packed with activities. We had our breakfast of toast, cereals and fruit and then prepared for our morning. Today, Grace and Lucy joined us as volunteers to help out until

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Frank Chapman Residential – Day 2

The young people woke up after a fairly late night for most and got ready for breakfast. We fuelled up on cereals, toast, fruit and yoghurt ready for a jam packed day of activities. After breakfast they were split into their teams and told what they would be doing for

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Frank Chapman Residential – Day 1

Day 1 of the residential is over so catch up below with everything we got up to! 24 young people arrived very excited to the Frank Chapman Centre, wanting to see their dorms and the centre straight away. After settling into their dorms, making their beds and getting to know

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Parkride

Midland Mencap is celebrating after being awarded £343,465 of National Lottery funding from Sport England to help low income families of children with Special Educational Need and/or Disabilities (SEND) in Birmingham get active with their children. Four out of five primary school children do not get the recommended amount of

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Frank Chapman CYP Residential – 1 Week to go!

Tuesday 22nd May Only 1 week to go until Midland Mencap’s first children and young person’s residential! 24 young people along with staff and volunteers will be heading off to the Frank Chapman Centre in Bewdley to take part in a fun and exciting week of activities from Tuesday 29th

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