A Wheely Spooky Halloween SEND Family Day


We are running two dates for this event. Please note that places will be limited for families to book onto one date only. A choice of either:

Sunday 14th October 2018, 10am-3pm


Sunday 21st Octobler 2018, 10am-3pm

Age Range:

SEND family day, suitable for children over 2 years, siblings under the age of 2 years can attend for free and there is no need to book them a place.

Your day at Applefield:

Join us for a Wheely Spooky Family Day of forest school, farm fun and crafts, specifically designed for children with special educational needs and disabilities, physically disabled children, their siblings, parents and carers, set at Applefield, a beautiful, intimate and private smallholding in Sidlesham, near Selsey.

Our Halloween themed day will be full of activities and crafts that all the family can participate in and enjoy. We will be using seasonal foraged materials to make a conker worm or spider and getting creative with wool, feathers and ribbon to make magic wands. We will also be making no-carve pumpkins decorated with nuts, feathers, twigs, leaves and acorns, a perfect family activity.

Some time will also be spent having a relaxed stroll exploring the farm and meeting some of the animals.

There will be a camp fire to brew some tea and enjoy some ghoulish and gooey marshmallows whilst relaxing and enjoying new company around the camp fire, before a leisurely lunch break to enjoy your picnic before an afternoon at Lizzie's Craft Club.

At Lizzie's Craft Club you will spend a relaxing afternoon making spooky posters, pumpkin magnets or door hangers and mini treat buckets too. A drink and biscuit will also be provided during Craft Club.


Free. Places are fully funded by Wellspring West Sussex for children with special educational needs and disabilities, physically disabled children and their siblings, parents and carers. Spaces are limited and booking is essential, please book the places for all children and adults that will be attending via the "register" button. Please note there is no need to book a place for siblings who are babes in arms and children under 2 years.

Your data and how we use it?

We require you to complete a consent form for all attendees, the information we gather is to ensure the day we plan meets the needs of the children attending and is used as part of the current event only. Your information is not kept after the event has finished. We will only keep your email if you have given consent for us to email you to inform you of further family days and if photo consent is given, use the photographs for event pictures, Facebook page, our website or blog page.

Things to note:

Parking will be available on the field with plenty of wheelchair access and space for lowering ramps etc. The site is wheelchair accessible, with a wheelchair friendly bathroom and changing area.

If you are staying all day, please bring a picnic with you.

We can have the use of the communal greenhouse if necessary, which can be used for activities or at lunchtime.

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