Sensory Time receives four accolades at ceremony
childrens activity organisation Sensory Time has received four prestigious
accolades at a national awards ceremony.
team from Sensory Time headed to the 11th National What's On 4 Kids
Awards earlier this month, hosted by NatWest in London.
Time was the winner of the title 'Best Independent Childrens Activities
Under 5's in the West & Wales'. It was also a national finalist
for Best New Activity.
organisation's Hayley Azzopardi won a 'National Highly Commended'
award for Community Voluntary Role for Children and Families. She
was also a National Finalist for 'Industry Champion of The Year'
Kirsty Rayner told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "I am very proud of
my team. Early years is a passion of all team members at Sensory
Time, and creating an environment to aid little ones' exploration
does wonders for their self-esteem, learning and well-being."
with parents and hearing how their child has grown in confidence,
be it socially or getting involved with play that requires getting
hands messy, really inspires us."
simple acts of exploration help concentration levels needed to explore
the different sensory qualities of the objects and elements, and
practise the childs ability to read a book or write a story
independently later on in life."
told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "Being Highly Commended for my voluntary
community work really was an honour. I do it because I know families
need that help, someone that understands, that can sign post, help
in multi-agency meetings which can be very daunting for the first
15 years experience with multi-agencies, when dealing with
children whom are under CAMHS (Child and Adolescent Mental Health
Services), or waiting for a diagnosis or have a diagnosis can be
areas are stretched and under-staffed, and appointments are far
and few between. Being able to help families put strategies in place
in the meantime has been incredibly rewarding."