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Things to do for young people with SEND

Find things to do for children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND).

Things to do indoors

The 30-day LEGO challenge

27 indoor activities for children and families

100 things to indoors

Arts, drama and music

See which venues in the borough provide creative and therapeutic opportunities for children and young people with SEND and their families.

School activities

Many schools provide services and support throughout the academic year. Each school is different, but lots offer:

  • breakfast clubs
  • after-school clubs
  • summer holiday schemes.

Speak to your child’s school about what activities they offer.


Check the activity alliance events listings to find sports activities in London for people with disabilities.


Children with disabilities can swim in the borough. Find out about swimming lessons, clubs and hydrotherapy pools.


Check the disability football directory to find out about footballing opportunities for people with disabilities.


Find out what sports facilities are available in the borough.

Upcoming events

SEND play sessions at AirThrill

  • Monday 24 February 2020
  • Held at AirThrill, Unit 4, Catford Island, Plassy Rd, Catford, London SE6 2DD
  • Under-5s: 10am to midday
  • Five–14 years: 5pm to 7pm
  • £7.95 per child; adults and carers go free
  • To book or for more details, please email kayleigh.stenning@activeuniverse.co.uk
  • Please note: these sessions are closed to the general public

Check if a venue is accessible

AccessAble helps people with disabilities make informed choices about visiting venues in the borough. You can check which services, businesses and leisure facilities are best suited to your access needs.

Services for children and young people with SEND

This page is part of the 'local offer' for children and young people with special educational needs

Explore the local offer


Children's Social Care

First Floor, Laurence House, 1 Catford Road, London, SE6 4RU