Welcome to Sparkle...

Hi! We’re Sparkle, the official charity of the Serennu Children's Centre in Newport. The guiding principle for the Sparkle Appeal is to ensure that children and young people with disabilities and/or developmental difficulties and their families are fully supported and able to participate in valued childhood experiences, and have access to the same range of opportunities, life experiences, activities and community services as any other child and their family.

Life isn’t easy for some of our children, young people or their families, The Sparkle Team want to ensure the best possible facilities and support are in place this is why the Sparkle Appeal raises money throughout the year to fund the unique services, trained staff and state-of-the-art equipment .

You can find out more information about the charity and what we do here


Be a star and help a child sparkle!


There is a fantastic range of leisure services and activities on offer at the Serennu Children's Centre including swimming lessons, a specialised disability friendly, fully acessible playground and multi-use games area which are open 24 hours a day 7 days a week, and well equipt sensory room.

 Regular clubs for all ages including Youth Club, Play Club, Sparkling Sibs, Minecraft Club and Afterschool Club.
 Access to Helping Hands psychology service for children and parents and support from Family Liason Officer.
 A streamlined referral process for new children and young people wishing to access the leisure services.
 Access to parent support groups, run by parents for parents, including the Friendly Faces parents group, Dad's group, T21 Dragons Downs Syndromes group and Newport Autism Support Group.
 A fully stocked cafe selling a range of hot and colld foods, available to eat in or take away, hot and cold drinks and a wide variety of snacks. Now able to accept card payments.
 Family activities including family swim sessions, family fun days and opportunities to watch a film as a family in our fully accessible on site MediCinema.
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Sparkle Appeal Sports


Sports Activities

We can help children and young people to access relevant clubs and activities within their local area.

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Sparkle Appeal After School


After School Clubs

After School Clubs are for children & young people to help them develop skills in a safe yet fun environment.

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Sparkle Appeal Whats On


Family Events

We hold four family events every year including fetes, discos and parties.

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Sparkle Family Events


Whats On

Check out all the latest events, clubs, sports and activities.

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Medicinema


MediCinema

We have a fantastic 3D MediCinema here at the Serennu Children’s Centre which shows films every Tuesday evening and Saturday morning.

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Sparkle Holiday Activities


Holiday Activities

We aim to provide children & young people with a disability and/or developmental difficulty with a variety of activities during most school holidays.

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Thank you for your support

Here at Sparkle we have been lucky enough to secure the generous support of many grant-giving bodies, corporate sponsors and other generous donations from community groups and individuals. We are very grateful to be supported by our wonderful trustees, ambassadors  and volunteers who give so freely and generously their time both helping to promote our cause and taking part in fundraising activities.