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PASTEL news release 2018 Review and 2019 Plan 21.1







The 2019 outline PASTEL Saturday Club programme continues to be ambitious and innovative – with PASTEL club members joining in the planning, including risk assessments, and reviewing activities, looking for improvements. Some of the activities will reinforce lessons learnt last year.

Activities this year will focus on:

  • Learning New Skills
  • Growing Independence
  • Making and Maintaining Friends
  • Teamworking
  • Communicating & Decisionmaking


The activities planned for this year include:

  • Bread-making
  • Money Matters - planning party food and drink / shopping
  • First Aid
  • Gardening - planting and cultivating flowersfruits and vegetables
  • Crafts - making friendship bracelets and bird feeders
  • Singing - including 3 public performances
  • Making Friends (including Making a Video)
  • Indoor Rollerblading
  • Round-Table Discussions
  • Planning and participating in a public Fun Day fror the local community
  • Drama - role play / create original production
  • 'Big Days Out'
  • Walks
  • Line Dancing
  • Chi Gung


The programme remains flexible and is readily adaptable to the weather and last-minute opportunities.

 All these activities are designed to develop independence and help make friends by raising self-esteem and confidence, improving communications and decision-making and developing team-working skills.