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Pegasus Playscheme

Pegasus Playscheme provide Good Quality support and services for children with a variety of severe and complex disabilities. We operate a 3 week summer playscheme, offering activities for children with disabilities and severe learning difficulties. Each child is supported 1-1  by an local able bodied teenager.

We go out on minibuses each day.  Taking part in a full day's activities, eg Sailing, Swimming, Dover Castle, Dover Sea Safari, Dover SmartArt, Canoeing and Howlett's Zoo, Bowling

We take children from Dover/Deal and surrounding areas on a first come first served basis.  If we do have any places towards the start of the scheme we will offer them to children from Folkestone and surrounding areas.


Who to contact

Contact Name
Sue Clark MBE
Contact Position

Where to go

Sue Clark
Astor College for the Arts
Astor Avenue
CT17 0AS

We Only hire the facilities at Astor for 3 weeks. We are totally independant of any school facility. 

Please contact Pegasus. DO NOT contact Astor College.

We are a voluntary led group. 

Ofsted reistered:

Charity 299301:

When is it on?

When is childcare available
School Holidays
Carescheme Age Range:
8 year(s), 0 month(s) to 18 year(s), 0 month(s)
Opening Times
Opening Times
DayOpening TimeClosing Time
Monday 09:30 15:30
Tuesday 09:30 15:30
Wednesday 09:30 15:30
Thursday 09:30 15:30
Friday 09:30 15:30
Other Availability
School Holidays - only 3 weeks of the summer
Mon-Fri 9.30am-3.30pm for the first 3 weeks of the summer holidays

Other Details

Table of costs
Table of costs
AmountCost Type
£40.00 Per day
ECD Type
Holiday Club
Offers pickups
Cost details
This cost is subsidised by Pegasus. Actual cost's are well in the region of £120 per day per child.
Total vacancies
Vacancies Details
To apply to Pegasus check out our website for further details
Immediate vacancies?
Contact Provider for Vacancy Details?
Vacancy range
Vacancy Range
Start AgeEnd AgePlaces
14 40
Vacancy Information Last updated Date
Music, Computers / It, Swimming, Dance, Team Games, Outdoor Activities, Themed Sessions, Trike, Tv/video/dvd, Parks/playgrounds, Quiet Room, Games / Puzzles, Visits and Outings, Pool, Walks, Arts And Crafts, Scooter, Healthy Living, Air Conditioned, Refreshments, Books, Sign Language / Makaton, Internet Connection, Ball Pit, Bike, Car Parking, Soft Play Area, Songs, Life Skills, Sports
Other facilities information
We go out on Mini buses each day. Taking part in a full days activities

We take children from Dover/Deal on a first come first served basis. If we do have any places towards the start of the scheme we will offer them to children from Folkestone and surrounding areas. 

We now have a Youth Forum with monthly meetings for the Young Adults aged 18yrs and over. All must attend Pegasus prior to jioning the YF. 


Places available for children:

Places available for teenage volunteers aged 14yrs and above:

Languages Spoken:
Sign Language Makaton, English
Learning difficulty, Physical disability, Physical sensory/medical, Profound, severe or complex, Severe learning difficulty,
Wheelchair Access

Ofsted Information

Ofsted URN
Link to latest ofsted inspection report 

Local Offer


We provide short breaks for children with severe and complex needs. Aged 8yrs to 21yrs.

Pegasus Playscheme
Local Offer Disabilities
Learning difficulty
Physical disability
Severe learning difficulty
Physical sensory/medical
Profound, severe or complex
Local Offer Age Bands
Primary (4-10 years)
Secondary (11-16 years)
Transitions to Adulthood (16+)
Needs Level
SEN Provision Type

Special Needs Support

We have a full application process. 

All is explained upon a place being offered. All children must require 1-1, no more than 1-1.

We employ fully qualified staff and there are three staff to each group of 10 children. All children have 1-1 teenage volunteer. 

We are fully accessible and all activities are safely managed and full Risk assessments are carried out.

Our child coordinator via our website.

All social media platforms. Twitter @suepegasus, Instagram and Facebook. Email and website.  We offer a feedback form at the end of the scheme. We have a home contact book which is completed at the end of each day. 

We always do a handover each morning and again in the evening, parents/carers are welcome to discuss any issues that might have come up during the day.  


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