Allow Me to be Me – Sensory Classes SEN

Pelhams Community Centre

Mondays (term time)
10.15am to 11.00am 3-24 Months
11.15am to 12.00pm 2-4 Years

Sensory Play, Story & Exploration Session designed to support those with additional needs SEN. Inclusive to ALL, a fun and friendly atmosphere.

ยฃ5 Per Session – 1st Session FREE! Book via 07971 822041.

Autism Friendly Days At Monkey World

Find the monthly dates on the Monkey World website.

Monkey World opens an hour early at 9am, exclusively for neurodivergent visitors and their families.

Sensory trails, a calm room, and drop-In room for support.

Book online for the 9am slot ONLY.

BCP Short Breaks for Children and Young People with SEND

The BCP Council Short Breaks scheme is for families of children and young people, aged up to 19 years, with Special Educational Needs and/or Disabilities.

We have different activities to choose from such as arts and crafts, activity days (on the beach in the summer!), swimming, archery, gym & trampolining, watersports etc.

The Short Breaks team can be reached by phone on 01202ย 096712.

Booking is required!

Corfe Castle

Corfe Castle, Wareham, BH205 EZ.

A Mumbler Mustย National Trust property surrounded by a beautiful village with the same name. Corfe Castle hosts events for children all year round, which often are FREE.

Also visit the Model Village Gardens and Cafe.

*NEW* Quiet Hour every Saturday 9-10am booking required.

For more information contactย 01929481294.

Itsy Bitsyccino Role Play Cafe

Westover Retail Park, Bournemouth BH9 3JS.

Monday&Thursday&Saturday 11am-4pm | Friday 12.15-4pm

A role play cafe for little ones age 0-5 yrs to enjoy for free (min. ยฃ5 spend in the cafe for 1.5hrs play). Available for Party hires (Sundays).ย SEN Session (once a month on a Monday 1-2.30pm).

Quiet Mornings at The Tank Museum for SEN Children/Adults

Check the Tank Museum website for monthly dates.

From 9-11am, all sounds and interactives will be turned off. The session is primarily for, but not limited to, children and adults with special educational needs and disabilities and their families, those living with mental health needs, adults living with dementia and visitors who may prefer a more relaxed experience.

Please call 01929 405096 for more information.

SEN Activities for Children and Young People


Fortnightly Tuesday soft play sessions atย Lemur Landings (Tower Park)ย (6.30 to 8.30pm). This is a family session which you can access with your brothers and sisters, however you must be accompanied by an adult.

Contact for further information about obtaining a membership card for this session.

A weekly Sundayย family swim session at Montacute School Pool (10.00am to 12 noon). Children must be accompanied by an adult at this session

SEND Sessions – Rock Reef

Thursdays, 4-5.30pm (term time only)

A new session to offer a safe environment for individuals to express themselves during a closed/protected session, enjoying the quieter and less hectic environment as experienced during a typical busy day.

Activities are suitable for children age 4 and up.

Pre-booking required.


Branksome Center, Recreation Road, Poole. BH12 2EA.

Wednesdays, 10-11.30am (term time only)

A friendly support group for families o children & young people with any additional needs & disabilities.

ยฃ1 entry. Refreshments available to purchase.

Shooting Stars SEND Sessions

Family Hub, Townsend Childrenโ€™s Centre, Jewell Road, Bournemouth, BH8 0LT.

Mondays 9.30am-11am (term time only)

Shooting Stars is a fun weekly session for children aged 0 to five years old who have a special educational needs and / or disabilities (SEND), or may just need a little extra support with their development.

Find out more on 01202 720472.

Weymouth SEA LIFE Adventure Park

10/11am – 4/5pm, Daily. (please check website)

Lodmoor Country Park, Weymouth, DT4 7SX.

A ‘Mumbler Must’ attraction. Various ticket options available, including ‘parent and toddler’ pass.

Get a close encounter and learn about sea creatures, jump on the splash zone or visit the sensory garden. The picnic benches and cafe make it the perfect family day out.ย Birthday parties available.

“Quiet at the Aquarium” 1st Sunday of every month for sensory sensitivities.

Please contactย 01305 761070 for more information.