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Referrals 0203 988 4682
General 0800 138 8680
Referrals 0203 988 4682 General 0800 138 8680

Activities and facilities

Set within an acre of mature grounds in the heart of Sketchley and individual grounds at Narborough, we provide young people with safe, specially adapted environments in which to learn and grow. The facilities are specifically designed for individuals with autism and include rooms for specialist subjects, therapy and quiet areas.

Other on-site facilities which meet a young person’s sensory needs include:

  • Large grounds
  • Play areas
  • PE gym
  • Swimming pool

With nine vehicles at Sketchley School and Forest House, we also take advantage of local community sporting facilities including a local gym centre for gymnastics and equestrian facilities for riding.

Physical activities

As well as education, the young people engage in physical activities throughout the week and make full use of the offsite facilities, as well as on-site facilities including an indoor swimming pool and gym. These opportunities are designed to build stamina and to reduce excess energy and anxiety.

Activities are tailored to the needs of the young people, they choose for themselves what activities they want to participate in and also make suggestions for new activities. Some individuals even run their own clubs including Pokémon and Fifa football tournaments.

With a multi-skilled staff team in place, this allows opportunities for the young people to learn many new skills including playing and singing music, bike riding, yoga and drama classes.

The extra-curricular activities young people can take part in at Sketchley School and Forest House also include:

  • Athletics
  • Badminton
  • Gardening
  • Gymnastics
  • Gym sessions
  • Football
  • Karaoke
  • Lego
  • Masterchef
  • Minecraft
  • Rounders
  • Swimming
  • Table tennis