Activities & Events

Find out more about Activities & Events below.

Christmas Cards

Posted by brouha on 13/11/2020

!!Christmas card sales!!  £3.00 for a pack of 10 Christmas Cards! Cards are available at activities and from the Forest Pulse office.  We are also able to deliver locally.  Please email admin@forestpulse.co.uk or call the office 01594 826357 to purchase

Activities restart!

Posted by brouha on 05/11/2020

Hi Everyone,  We are delighted that we were able to restart Wednesday after school club and Weekend Activity Club, week commencing 12th October 2020. We were also pleased to get Forest Friends together again and not via Zoom!  We are equally as delighted to say that in light of the new government guidelines we are…

Activities cancelled

Posted by brouha on 27/03/2020

Hi Everyone,  Please note, at the moment ALL Forest Pulse activities have been cancelled due to the Coronavirus. We will keep you updated when our activities will restart.  Although we have cancelled activities, we are still offering online support on our Facebook page – https://www.facebook.com/groups/655780361156364/ If you are not on Facebook then we will be more…

Activities to do at home!

Posted by brouha on 17/03/2020

Hi Everyone, Twinkl  During the Coronavirus outbreak Twinkl are offering a month of free unlimited membership. You do not need to enter any card details, it will just cancel out after the month finishes. Please follow the link below, you just need to give your name and email address.   https://www.twinkl.co.uk/blog/how-to-utilise-twinkl-during-the-coronavirus-shutdown-a-guide-for-schools   Quiz!   https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSf-a8ttzRZSev_oJ1Qouqz0qyZ7-h0Fe5paLhwTmAH3rG8ZpQ/viewform?usp=sf_link…

Wellie Weekend!

Posted by admin on 05/12/2019

We are lucky enough to have the support of the Miners Arms, Whitecroft once again this year as their chosen charity for their Wellie Weekend!

Family Support

Posted by admin on 05/12/2019

Parents can contact the Charity Manager to discuss any aspects relating to the care of their children – we won’t know the answer to everything, but hopefully will know someone who does. Issues might include benefit applications, contacts for other services, grants for equipment, holidays etc, statementing, respite, behaviour issues, out of school activities –…

Summer Activity Club

Posted by admin on 05/12/2019

A varied programme of activities including arts and crafts, music, sport, circus skills and animation as well as free play and organised games. Above all, it is a chance for children to make new friends and meet up with old ones during the long school holidays. Experienced staff supervise a core of volunteers from the…

Family Trips

Posted by admin on 05/12/2019

To places such as soft play centres, swimming centres and farm parks. Trips give parents the chance to meet and chat, give the children chance to have fun with their friends, and brothers and sisters the chance to join in the treat. Family Social Events such as discos, line dancing, etc are also held periodically.

Bream ‘Devils’

Posted by admin on 05/12/2019

An integrated Youth Club held on Thursday evenings at Bream Community Centre. The club is open to any young person aged between 13 and 19 who lives in the Forest of Dean, and transport which can be provided from most areas of the forest. As well as a chance to meet friends, young people help…

Independence Projects

Posted by admin on 05/12/2019

An independence building project, which helps young people develop skills to access mainstream community activities in small groups with discreet support. These activities are held throughout the year and past trips have included bowling, the cinema, going out for meals, shopping, visits to zoos and theme parks, pottery and lots more.

After School Club

Posted by admin on 05/12/2019

Our After school club runs term-time on Wednesdays with young people aged 6-13 travel by bus to Whirlikidz in Chepstow where they have lots of fun burning energy on the soft play equipment, socializing with their friends. We pause for a cooked meal, when children can develop skills needed to ‘dine out’. Please see table…

Performing Arts

Posted by admin on 05/12/2019

The very exciting group is person centred, with the understanding that everyone’s ability and learning style is unique, with sessions tailored to their needs. It is a wonderful opportunity to explore movement and develop acting skills. The group is held on a Wednesday, 6:15pm – 7:15pm. Term 1 18th September 2019 – 23rd October 2019…

Music sessions

Posted by admin on 05/12/2019

Weekly music sessions for children and young people with disabilities aged 4 and upwards. Our wonderful teacher Jane uses specialist equipment and techniques to allow young people to create their own music. Held at Heart of the Forest School, 3pm – 5:30pm on Fridays during term-time. Our amazing teacher Lee supports our members to improve…

Weekend Activity Club

Posted by admin on 05/12/2019

We have two Activity Clubs which are held on alternate Saturdays. The two sessions are held at Heart of the Forest school. The first session runs 10am – 3pm and is primarily aimed at young people 12+. The second group is for those aged 6 – 11 years and runs from 10:30am – 1:30pm. There…

Forest Friends

Posted by admin on 05/12/2019

Forest Friends – A group for our 19+ members to not only have a wonderful time catching up with friends, playing pool, doing art etc. but to also learn a variety of skills from writing CVs, social skills, basic cooking, money handling and lots more. The club is held every Monday, 6.30 – 8.30, at…

Sibling Project

Posted by admin on 05/12/2019

We aim to plan to organise trips/social events/activity sessions for those young people who have a brother or sister with a disability on a termly basis (approx. every 6 weeks) These sessions will not only be fun and exciting for those involved but also a chance for young people to meet others who also have…

Please note that all activities (Forest Friends exempt) are invoiced on a termly basis. Payment will be expected to be made even if your child does not attend, unless they have pre-planned respite or a hospital appointment/admission.

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Our Music

Take a listen to what some our young people have produced during their creative music sessions

Guitar Heroes

I don't want to dance

We wish you a merry summer - Thomas solo

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