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Day 5:

The Summer Scheme is officially over! It’s been such a great week, and it was a pleasure to have the children with us. Have a look at the slideshow below to see all the amazing photos captured by Sarah on our last day of Summer Scheme. 

For highlights from the rest of the week continue down this page and see what we got up to on each day of our Summer Scheme! 


Day 4:

After a very busy day doing lots of creative things yesterday we are back to our fabulous DREAMS summer activities today. We have had lots of fun outside with Shirley and Fiona from BPCN creating boats and developing a huge collage. With Norton and Hollie from MWFitness we have enjoyed lots of sports activities, particularly team games which have showed just how we can support one anther and that making new friends helps us with cooperation and sharing. Adele and Sarah from Spiltmilk have worked us very hard in perfecting our dances which we will be performing at 2.30pm tomorrow as a grand finale to our week of fantastic dance activities.


Day 3: SeaScape

Today we, along with Birmingham Play Care Network, designed our very own SeaScape. We created the scene, the creatures and even music all to create this amazing Summer themed SeaScape. The children thoroughly enjoyed themselves and liked working on such a big project! 

‘I enjoyed making the instruments and creating sounds of the sea’ 

‘I liked making the fishing rod to go fishing’

‘The Arts and Crafts was my favourite’ 


Have a look at this short video clip of our Summer Scheme and see some of the things the children are getting up to!

Day 2:

Day 2 of the summer scheme has been amazing with the children making there own Frisbee’s, creating under water themed dances as well as participating in team sport activities. We look forward to tomorrow where the children will build their very own Fun Palace!



Day 1:

The first day of our Summer Scheme is now over and what a great day it was! The children loved all the activities we put on for them and are looking forward to the rest of the week, especially Wednesdays Fun Palace. Thank you to Spiltmilk who had us dancing around, MWFitness who made sure we kept fit and Birmingham Play Care Network who let us go wild with our creativity.



Summer Reading Challenge  

The Reading Agency’s annual Summer Reading Challenge is taking place at libraries across the country now. Aimed at children aged 4-11 years, the challenge is for them to visit their local library during the holidays, borrow and read 6 library books and get rewarded with goodies along the way (and a medal and certificate if they complete it!). Younger siblings can take part in the Mini Challenge where they are given stickers when they borrow books. So come along to Bloomsbury Library at The POD on Tuesdays and Wednesdays throughout the holidays to see the library assistant and sign up.

For more information see https://summerreadingchallenge.org.uk


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