Vote Wiston Lodge for more Path Opportunities!

PLEASE HELP us to engage with more Children and Young Adults with Additional Support Needs through our inspiring, ground-breaking project, the Path of the Little People! VOTE, SHARE & SPREAD THE WORD! https://community-fund.aviva.co.uk/vot…/project/view/17-4040 Over the past year, we’ve welcomed teams of children and young people to Wiston Lodge to help us develop our interactive trail! From uprooting tree stumps to digging the path foundations…to more digging and…yes…yet more digging, our visiting groups have been instrumental in enabling this project to progress and we’re nearly there! Beyond the digging, groups have started to engage with the structures, cleaning our Viking Longship,

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Annual General Meeting 2017

In this our tenth year as an independent charity we are holding our Annual General Meeting on Thursday 16th November 2017. All are welcome to come and find out what we have been up to this past year and to elect our board of directors. We will be offering a buffet meal at 6.00pm followed by the meeting at 7.00pm We aim to for the proceeding to be finished by 9.00pm. This will be a very informal gathering of friends, guests and supporters of the charity to hear about what we have been up to and what’s to come, and

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Path to Success: A Resource for All

Inclusivity of all children and young people is an approach Wiston Lodge adopts in all aspects of its centre development. Our key project ‘Path of the Little People’ is representative of this ethos. Our aim on the project is to provide a platform for children and young people with additional support needs (ASN) to use their imaginations, express ideas and develop creativity. ‘Path of the Little People’ brings the classroom outdoors. Outdoor education that focuses on building creative learning spaces, encouraging free play and supporting children to assess risk is what we are all about. We recognised that to build

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Path of the Little People

Work on our BBC Children in Need funded ‘Path of the Little People‘ is now in full swing! Over the last couple of weeks, we have welcomed the first groups of young path volunteers. Pupils from Additional Support Units at Kear Campus, Chatelherault Primary and Cathkin Primary Schools, as well as a group of young adults from Dundee’s Rock Solid Youth Group, all had great fun getting stuck in with digging and exploring the grounds.           These day visits will be continuing into April, and we’re on the look out for more groups to come throughout

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Path of the Little People

BBC Children in Need has funded the creation of an exciting new interpretive trail at Wiston Lodge, the “Path of the Little People,” as well as the purchase of associated play, educational and musical items for the trail. The trail, which emphasizes environmental, folkloric, historical and musical themes, will have numerous associated play, educational and musical items for children’s enjoyment and education. Visiting children in need, including kids on the autistic spectrum and at-risk youth, will benefit from this ambitious and timely project, of which there are two main components: first, a short-term experiential learning component, when participants build the

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