LGSCO report on audit of SEND services in Richmond and Kingston
June 28, 2020
The LGSCO Audit Report is now in the public domain and was the front page of the Richmond and Twickenham Times on Friday
The audit was discussed at the council’s Education and Children's Services Committee on 24th June
Richmond Council has published a statement.
Richmond Parent Carers Forum has published their response.
Fundraising ideas and news during lockdown
May 28, 2020
A selection of fundraising news items from our weekly e-newsletters all gathered together in one place.
Read on for news on how we have been fundraising during lockdown and for new ideas on future fundraising.
Can you help us? You will also find some ideas of fundraising events that you could easily do from home.
Skylarks is extremely grateful for all support, from families, local organisations and charities, schools, churches, PTA's, our corporate partners and many others.
Craft activities to do with your child(ren)
May 26, 2020
Susie's Cooped Up Craft Corner
All Susie's ideas for arts and crafts activities from our weekly newsletters are gathered together in one place here.
Lots of ideas for activities for you and your children to do during lockdown
Self-care techniques and tips to use during lockdown
May 22, 2020
As parents of children with additional needs and disabilities, we rarely have time for ourselves or put our needs first. However, all parents need a little bit of time for themselves, otherwise we cannot keep on giving. You cannot pour from an empty vessel!
So our therapists at Skylarks have put together some suggestions of how to give yourself a little breathing space, either when things seem overwhelming or as a regular preventative measure.
Safeguarding at Skylarks and beyond
May 18, 2020
Safeguarding and child protection at Skylarks. How to keep your child safe online.
We have updated our Safeguarding Policy to reflect the changed way we are operating during the Coronavirus closure.
We have also included tips and guidelines for helping to keep your child safe onine.
Information on other organisations May 2020
May 13, 2020
Newsletter sent 13th May 2020 with information on what other organisations are offering to families who have children with SEND. Useful advice, information and support for families.
Haymarket raises £70k for charity partner Skylarks
May 10, 2020
Haymarket Media Group today announced they have raised over £70,000 for their charity partner, Skylarks.
Skylarks online quiz evening! Saturday 9th May at 7pm
May 1, 2020
Skylarks online fundraising quiz evening by Zoom
Skylarks Superheroes Come To The Rescue
April 12, 2020
Prentis Rollins creates new Skylarks Superheroes in our first ever comic strip addition against the evil CV-19.
Skylarks CLOSED due to Coronavirus - but we are still ACTIVE!
March 17, 2020
All face-to-face services are suspended until further notice. However we are active ONLINE and by ZOOM
Skylarks nominated for a National Diversity Award
February 25, 2020
Vote for Skylarks; https://nationaldiversityawards.co.uk/nominate/27233/
February 2, 2020
Children from Skylarks (or Me too & Co as we were then) say "thank you" to viewers of Countryfile who raised money for BBC Children in Need
Lululemon supports local charity
December 2, 2019
Skylarks are very pleased to announce that Lululemon London has chosen us as a charity to support during 2020 in Richmond upon Thames.
Haymarket dedicated to supporting Skylarks
May 1, 2019
Haymarket Media (UK) and Twickenham-based charity partner Skylarks today officially announced their partnership, as part of Haymarket’s CSR programme.
Skylarks Awarded Queens Award
June 15, 2018
Skylarks praised its volunteers after receiving the Queens Award for Voluntary Service.