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Welcome to School for Parents
Welcome to School for Parents
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Concerned about your child's mobility or communication skills?
Are you a parent with a disabled child?
We know how to put the FUN into fundraising!
We hold regular events to help all of those who matter to us most
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£10one timeCould buy a fabulous book to aid pre-reading skills
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£15one timeCould buy a new 'app' for our 2 i-pads to support assisted communication
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£20one timeWould pay for an hour of Speech Therapy for children with Down syndrome
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£5a monthBuys bubbles to aid communication skills in speech therapy sessions

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We wish Richard Walker all the best on his half outlaw triathlon on 29th May ! Richard also supported our charity last year by running the London Marathon and there's no stopping him now ! https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/Richard-Walker33?utm_id=13
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Our children ( and staff ) are going to be so excited when they come back after the holidays ! Thanks to Boots UK - Nottingham who have been supporting our charity helping to fund some of our projects over the years .They have a HUGE range of soft play equipment that they have used for Tv adverts and they are donating it to us ! We are super excited to announce that as there is so so much that we can also give donations to our families to utilise in there home ;) - once it's been delivered we will announce when our families can come into view ! ( this is also open to previous children who attended Sfp )
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Thanks to Emma Storer and all of her customers at Village Hair in Keyworth - raising £66 by having a raffle ;)
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Our friends at Disability Direct Nottingham are holding a coffee morning tomorrow between 10-12 at the Bakersfield Community Centre ( the building at the bottom of the drive of Sfp ) . If you wanted to find out more about disability benefits/ rights for your child then please nip in and say hello ;) http://disabilitydirect.com
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Dear Parents , Carers , Grandparents , Aunts & Uncles and friends of Sfp. We previously announced that we are M & S Nottingham City Centre 'Charity of the Year ' . As part of this we have a fantastic opportunity to do monthly bag packs in the food court - we are also assured that the customers are very generous ;) We are looking for volunteers that can spare a few hours to help out on Friday 24th & Sat 25th June - we have 5 tills to man between 10-4 both days . if you can help please contact ; sarah.vearnals@schoolforparents.org
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Our amazing Karen and her daughter, Emily, are doing the 5k Colour Run on 19 June, raising funds for School for Parents - give them a helping hand if you can, please :-) https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/Karen-Whitehall2
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Only at M&S ....Nottingham ! .... We are delighted to announce that we are the Charity of the Year for Marks & Spencer city centre branches, with lots of exciting plans ahead that will be announced soon . In the meantime, our collection boxes can be found at the tills throughout the year ..;) Thanks to Dave Barton (uncle to Finlay who attends our Gym club) and Claire Davey (Aunt to Maisie-Grace, who attends our pre-school sessions) who both work at Marks & Spencer and helped push forward the staffing votes for our charity by telling colleagues just how wonderful we are! Pictured visiting from Marks & Spencer is Mark Barry,Operations Manager with Melanie Nicolson, Finlay's mum.
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We are simply over the moon with excitement that the fabulous new children's festival coming to Clumber Park in August will be supporting School for Parents! The Gloworm Festival is tailored to the needs of families with a host of children's TV characters and entertainers, stalls, a farm - just loads! For details and to get your tickets visit the website http://glowormfestival.co.uk/ Our charity will receive 50p from every ticket sold so we want lots of you to go and have fun! You also have the option to make a donation online when you book your ticket - just £1 added to your ticket price will make a huge difference to us. Check the dates and organise your family - Sat/Sun 20 and 21st August. The best part is that once you have paid, everything else is free (apart from stalls).
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Have you registered yet for September's Virtual Runner? We're the nominated charity so please tell all your running friends! http://www.virtualrunneruk.com/enter-sept-race #virtualrunner

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RT @thedanwhite: I am running the @RobinHoodHalf to raise cash for the wonderful @sfp_nottingham via https://t.co/E2cV9sihAz please donate,…View tweet directly
#Charity bag-packers needed 24 & 25 June 10-4 at M&S food hall #Nottingham: email sarah.vearnals@schoolforparents.org - pls help :)View tweet directly
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RT @walkersRP: Im doing the Outlaw half triathlon on 29th May 16 for @sfp_nottingham. Please #sponsorme on @JustGiving & RT. Xx https://t.c…View tweet directly
RT @Notts_TV: Today got you ready for summer? Check out Gloworm family #festival taking place this August! https://t.co/n8KJrkbwQU https://…View tweet directly

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‘I was delighted to be asked to support School for Parents. What inspires me is that every day each of the children overcomes huge obstacles, learning to do things most of us take for granted – they don’t realise it though; to them it’s all fun!  

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