Clubs (Extended Services)

We are delighted to be able to offer a wide range of extended services based at Linwood School and in partnership with local children and youth services.


Club Linwood

All SEN children in possession of an EHCP in year groups 1–14 (until young person’s 18th birthday) are able to take part in after-school and holiday club provisions.

The provision is funded by Bournemouth and Hampshire Short Breaks and by individual application from Dorset Social Services. Small grants are occasionally offered by private sector funding.

The provision runs for 4 nights a week term time and 8 weeks of the school holidays.

Contact details

For general enquiries, please contact:

Linwood Campus main reception: 01202 525107

Extended Services direct number: 01202 636805



Amanda Hook (Senior Extended Services Leader):

Lorraine Little (Extended Services Leader):


Mobile numbers (for urgent matters):

Amanda Hook: 07544 906875

Lorraine Little: 07543 159259

Clubs for Families

Our Family Support Worker also offers clubs where parents/carers can attend with their child/family. These include Co-Motion, Arts & Crafts and Swim & Play sessions. For more information, please visit our Family Support page.

How to book

The Extended Service brochure for 2018-2019 can be downloaded below.
Please print this and send in your reply slips to the school once completed:

Extended Services 2018-2019 brochure

If you require a paper copy, or are a parent/carer of a child that does not attend Linwood School, please contact the Extended Services Leaders (details below).

Term Time Clubs

Term time clubs are held at Linwood Campus.

Day Time Club Year Group Cost (per session)
Monday 3.30 – 5.30pm Music Club 7 – 14 £11
Tuesday 3.30 – 5.30pm After School Club 7 – 14 £11
Wednesday 3.30 – 5.30pm Arts & Movement 1 – 14 £11
  3.30 – 5.30pm Sports Club 7 – 14 £11
Thursday 3.30 – 5.30pm Arts & Movement 1 – 14 £11
  3.30 – 5.30pm Football Club 1 – 14 £11

Holiday Clubs

Holiday Clubs are held at Springwood Campus.

Day Time Club Year Group Cost (per session)
Monday 10am – 4pm SIBS Club 1 – 12 £5
Tuesday 10am – 4pm Holiday Club 1 – 14 £28
Wednesday 10am – 4pm Holiday Club 1 – 14 £28
Thursday 10am – 4pm Holiday Club 1 – 14 £28

Club Details

After School Club – Seniors

Includes a range of activities for your child to enjoy such as arts & crafts, cooking, soft play and construction. Total Communication is encouraged in all activities. Drink and a snack are provided.

Arts & Movement Club – Juniors & Seniors

During these sessions, groups play games and work on themes and topics through drama and movement. Apart from having lots of fun, young people can increase in confidence, become more motivated, improve their communication skills and the list doesn’t stop there! Linwood Arts and Movement Club will get everyone moving and shaking to the beat, including an end of term show for parents to see.

Football Club – Juniors & Seniors

This is held at Linwood Main Provision on Thursdays during term time and is facilitated by our own in-house football coaches and PE team. We have forged links with Special Schools across Dorset and will be able to offer regular league matches as well as working with mainstream clubs where appropriate.

Holiday Club – Juniors & Seniors

Includes a range of activities for your child to enjoy such as arts & crafts, cooking, sports, soft/sensory play and construction.

Holiday Clubs are held at Springwood Campus.

Music Club – Seniors

Lead by Richard Newland from Aim, a charity that supports Music & the Arts in school settings. Pupils learn how to set up and use the decks/equipment and are given opportunities to create and mix their own tracks. 

To listen to our Diamond FM Radio Show, please click on the links below:

Diamond FM Radio Link – Show 1

Diamond FM Radio Link – in-depth interviews with Linwood staff

Diamond FM Radio Link – Linwood Valentine’s Jam

SIBS Club – Juniors & Seniors

SIBS is a youth group for young people who have a sibling with a learning disability. These sessions are open to young people from 5 1/2 to 17 years old. They provide a range of activities each session including: computer games, cooking, arts & crafts, sports. SIBS also explores the issues that affect those with a sibling who has a learning disability. This is often supported by a range of professionals who provide expert advice on a specific issue or topic. SIBS is £5 per day for each child to attend, although more if they go on a trip. This is open to all Siblings of a special needs child from Bournemouth, Poole and East Dorset.

For more information on SIBS, please contact: Senior Community Nurse, Children’s Learning Disability Service, TEL: 01202 584353

Sports Club Linwood – Juniors & Seniors

Working in partnership with the Coastal Recreation Team and Bournemouth University, Sports Club Linwood offers multi-sports training which includes beach volleyball, beach football, beach tennis, sitting volleyball and kwick cricket. This club is held at Linwood School during winter months and at the beach during summer months.

Students may have the opportunity to work towards recognised sports qualifications to add to their CV and work skills.

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