Sam's Workplace offers a realistic work experience placement for people with a learning disability, together with independence and social skills. They run a small cafe and sweet shop, so there are plenty of opportunities for daily life and work skills, money skills, weight and measuring, catering, customer care and social interaction in a supported and friendly environment.
29th January 2020
Three local clubs, our own Ravenshead and Blidworth, Worksop Shirebrook and District, and Sherwood Forest met on the 11th November 2019 for a joint meeting. It was a little more formal than we are used to due to the attendance of the 'DG', but we enjoyed the fellowship of the other clubs, and learned more about our District Governor, his past and his hopes for the rest of his year.
12th December 2019
Joseph Whitaker technology teacher Phil Worsley passed away on November 6th 2019 having been diagnosed with advanced esophageal cancer in April 2019. Phil is remembered for his enthusiasm for technology and the formation of Joseph Whitaker Young Engineers after school group.
26th November 2019
In May 2019 the club, through its charity fund, was fortunate to enable two young people from the area to attend the Rotary Young Leadership Award (RYLA) camp at Buxton. At one of our meetings in September, Daisy visited the club to let us know how she and Josh went on at the event.
21st November 2019
Number 2 of our writing competition. Three children set off to explore a near by forest. It was a bright, sunny day but the forest of pine trees looked rather dark and forbidding. They followed a sandy path into the forest and before long the path sloped steeply downwards.
14th August 2019