Active Schools Equalities and Inclusion

Sport and Physical Activity Opportunities for children with additional support needs

Lothian Disability Sport Brochure of sport and physical activity opportunities for children with additional support needs

Helpful Resources for chilldren with Additional Support Needs


Para Sports Festival

Active Schools' annual ParaSport festival is aimed at children with a physical or sensory impairment. The 2020 event was postponed due to COVID-19. We will notify you when our next event will take place. In the meantime please see information below on our other events and opportunities.

Link to download the Parent and Carer information

children playing wheelchair basketball, swimming and playing wheelchair tennis, plus a quote from a participant which says; "the day was amazing, I tried so many sports and had so much fun and made new friends!"

Please direct any queries to our Additional Support Needs Co-Ordinator Jill Coleman, email address - Jill.Coleman@ea.edin.sch.uk 

Photos of the 2019 event available to view here

Scottish Disability Sport (SDS) & Lothian Disability Sport (LDS)

The links below provide information on clubs and activities near you. 

Link to sports and clubs web page of Lothian Disability Sport Website

Link to Scottish Disability Sport website

Disability & Inclusion Training

There are regular Disability and Additional Support Needs training opportunities for coaches and volunteers. New courses are due to be scheduled in 2021. See a previous example of Disability Inclusion Training here.

Community Learning

Go to the City of Edinburgh Council

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