Markfield is presented with a new minibus

On the last day of our summer playscheme Markfield  was presented with a brand new minibus by representatives from the Lord’s Taverners charity, Essex Autogroup and Sticky Wicket, who organised a cricket match  to raise funds towards it. We held a party to celebrate during which the children washed the bus and fun was had [...]

By | 2017-09-07T09:30:15+00:00 September 7th, 2017|News, Uncategorised|0 Comments

Jack Petchey Award Winner 2017 – Mikayla

Mikayla started attending Markfield summer play scheme in 2016 and has been attending a weekly Fire Club since. Initially, she was unsure of what she could do at Markfield, but very quickly she became a very popular member in all groups she attends. She won many votes for the Jack Petchey Award from Fire Club [...]

By | 2017-09-07T09:32:01+00:00 September 7th, 2017|News, Uncategorised|0 Comments

Surrealist Poetry from Art Engine

Pikachu and Spiderman   Pikachu came out of the electric light Spiderman cast his web, and fell in love with Jean and kissed her back. Pikachu bent down and picked up scraps of paper and shook his head in disbelief. They then stepped into the time machine and made off on horseback. The horses hooves [...]

By | 2017-07-04T14:30:44+00:00 July 4th, 2017|Uncategorised|0 Comments

The new Cosmos Club

We are the Cosmos Rainbow Sunshine Club and the people on the cosmos club are very friendly and they are very polite. We like doing gardening and we like to plant lots of flowers in the garden. We have planted sweetcorn, potatoes, marigold and red flowers, onions, mint, basil and leeks. We have made it [...]

By | 2017-06-26T15:59:58+00:00 May 29th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Exploring the forest – a family day out

Family day out to Cudham Environmental Activities Centre in Kent. This Easter Markfield took a 25 seater coach to the centre and had a day of rural fun; listening to birds, exploring the forest, making a bon fire and playing hide and seek. We organised this trip as part of our Family Befriending Scheme funded by [...]

By | 2017-05-01T11:45:38+00:00 May 1st, 2017|News|0 Comments

Friendships and fun on our Easter Playscheme!

We had a fantastic time this Easter during our playschemes. Lots of new friendships were formed and some young people are planning to continue spending time together outside of Markfield. We had activities and trips for siblings in week one including a group bowling day out! Week two was for disabled children and young people [...]

By | 2017-05-01T11:27:42+00:00 May 1st, 2017|News|0 Comments

Markfield is enjoys the Easter holidays!

Our usual family support drop in sessions and social clubs are closed re-starting again from Monday 24th April. Some of our advice sessions continue to run, please contact the Family Team Administrator to check availability of appointments on 0203 667 5233 familyadmin@markfield.org.uk The Special Educational Needs & Disabilities helpline is closed during the school holidays [...]

By | 2017-04-19T10:31:31+00:00 April 5th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Regular sessions closed for Easter

Our Saturday Adventure Playground ‘Open Access’ sessions and the youth drop in ‘Info Chill’ are closed for the Easter holidays. They will both open again on Saturday 22nd April. We hope to see you at the drop in sessions again next term! Open Access Saturdays 11-3pm We have big play structures with slides, swings, climbing [...]

By | 2017-04-19T10:37:28+00:00 April 5th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Under 5s Stay and Play

Come along to our Under 5s Stay and Play on Thursdays 11.30am – 2.30pm, starting again on Thursday 27th April. Our sessions are inclusive, for both disabled and non-disabled children.  Offering creative, educational and fun activities, we have messy play, music, lots of toys and activities, a large soft play room and garden. This term [...]

By | 2017-04-19T10:41:39+00:00 March 1st, 2017|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Markfield the Magnet – Poem by Michelle Safo

The following poem was written by the parent of a child who has used and benefited from Markfield's services for a number of years. MARKFIELD THE MAGNET POEM WRITTEN BY Michelle Safo on the 7th December 2016 at 1:15pm Mother of McKenzie Safo who has Autism My Son runs around and flaps with glee, [...]

By | 2017-02-09T15:23:12+00:00 February 9th, 2017|News|0 Comments