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Stay & Play at Dingley's Promise Reading

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Do you have a child with SEND (Special educational needs & disabilities) aged between 0-5 years old? Then join us for a play and stay session for children and their parents/carers, providing fun opportunities to increase social interaction, creative play, physical skills and communication.  Term Time only.

It is also an opportunity for parents/carers to form friendships with other parents and share knowledge and experiences , with the support from our Family Support Worker,

Dingley provides a place where children  from birth to five , with additional needs and disabilities can develop skills through play under the supervision of qualified staff. Parents and carers are also welcome and for them Dingley centres are places to make friends and share experiences.

Dingley - Reading
Dingley's Promise

Who to contact

Contact Name
Lynda Bolster
Contact Position
Family Support Worker
0118 9771234
Social Media

Where to go

Kennet Walk Community Centre,
Kenavon Drive,

When is it On/Open ?

Date & Time Information

The third Friday of the month, term time only.

1pm until 2.30pm 


  • 19 July
  • 20 September
  • 18 October
  • 15 November


  • 17 January
  • 20 March
  • 15 May
  • 19 June
  • 17 July

All parents/children welcome under the age of 5yrs

Costs and Fee Information

Table of costs
AmountCost Type
£2.00 (voluntary donation )

Accessing this service

Age Ranges
Birth - 5 years
Eligibility Criteria

All children with any additional  needs and disabilities from 0-5 years of age. 

Booking and Registration Notes

We would like the concerned parent/carer to call up to fix an appointment for a visit. We can then look at a convenient date for the child to start attending.

Waiting List
We run a waiting list - Please call for details


Referral required

Provision For

Supporting people with
Sensory Impairment
Wheelchair Accessible
Autism Spectrum Conditions
Social Needs
Emotional Needs
Visual impairment
Children with Additional Needs
Learning and Communication
Mobility problems
Multi-sensory impairment
Physical impairment
Other long term conditions
Hearing impairment

Quality Assurance

Registered Charity No.

All our staff have a minimum of Level 3 in Childcare and 12 hour paediatric first aid training. We attend different training programmes and courses which are relevant to the need of the children attending our centre.

Wokingham Borough Council, SEN team holds regular in-house training to make sure that we are up to date with our training on completing our paperwork.

Compliments, complaints and comments

Contact Name
Zora Morgan
Centre Manager
How to make a compliment, complaint and comment

Our procedure is as follows:

  • If a parent/carer has a complaint or concern against a team member they can contact the manager (Zora Morgan) 

Local Offer - Support available for children and young people with additional needs

Local Offer logo

We support children with any additional needs and disabilities from 0-5 years of age. 

Contact Name
Zora Morgan
Contact Telephone
0118 977 1234
Contact Email
Data last checked: 24/06/2019
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