We teamed up with the
Information and Advice Support Service (IASS),
Northamptonshire Sport, and the
Northants Parents Forum Group (NPFG) to bring you a unique fun-day for families with children or young people that have special educational needs or a disability (SEND).
Northampton College, Summer SENDsation 2017 was largely funded by the
Northamptonshire Community Foundation, the
NPFG, and the
It was sponsored by local organisations; Kier, SENDs4Dad, Sight and Sound Technology, Sports4Fitness CIC, Teamwork Trust and Northamptonshire branch of Unison.
Summer SENDsation was also supported by: The Healing Art of Chi, Inspiration FM, Northampton Cosplayers, Tesco Mereway and GB tennis player Dermot Bailey.
With around 80 organisations (aka 'fun-makers') in attendance, 19 volunteer facilitators, and over 730 visitors, Summer SENDsation 2017 really was a fantastic day.
We'd like to say a big 'thank you' to everyone who got involved, and we hope you
enjoyed it as much as we did!
This was the most comprehensive gathering of service providers, support services, sports and activity clubs this county has seen.
- Northamptonshire Parent Forum Group
100% of respondents said they enjoyed Summer SENDsation and would come back if we held another.
100% of respondents rated Summer SENDsation as either 'Helpful' or 'Very Helpful.'
of respondents said they considered Northampton College to be a suitable venue.
97% of respondents said they'd found something new at the event.
Drama and workshops zone
Preparing for adulthood zone