Aims & Objectives


 [+] About us: What we do, more info and Zodiac Arts beginnings.

Zodiac Arts is a local voluntary sector organisation providing a range of services to children, young people and adults with disabilities who are resident within the London borough Westminter Council. The project was established in 2004 as a registered charity that provides services on a number of fully accessible sites. Providing Youth and leisure services, education and training projects, advocacy services, holiday and after-school clubs the project works with many local and national partners in the delivery of its services.

Zodiac Arts will be carrying out extensive volunteer outreach work to get involved in hard to reach Black and Ethnic minority groups by encouraging more children aged 6 to 16 to become actively involved in local groups and projects, and by supporting activities that aim to be open and accessible to everyone who wishes to take part; The main objective of this project is to provide a range of services to children and young adults with disabilities to improve their quality of life, enable them to fully participate in the community, build their confidence, their choice, their human rights and social inclusion.

Managing projects, Laurence Carbon (L.C)

The Scarman Trust project management training workshop 2nd November 2006
Voluntary Action Camden, APM Project Management 3 day course Feb 2007
Coaching Disabled Performers (Sport Coach UK course ) March 2007.
Peabody Trust, Local Network Fund Certificate of attendance in financial grants training
Sponsored by the Peabody Trust 12 weeks programme age 20 to50 +, March 2002
Project name Body Management (disability sports)
Sponsored by the Local Network Fund 16 weeks programme age 9 to 25, June 2004 Project name Self-Defence (disability sports)
Sponsored by the Westminster Primary Care Trust NHS a 12 weeks disability sports programme for 20 & 55 year olds
Queen Elizabeth 11 primary school* Westminster W9 general sports and recreation (special needs) 8 to 16 year olds, one hour 3 days a week & still running
SCOPE Wheel Chair users teaching motor skills once a week through sport,
On going started February 2006
BBC Children in need sports and recreation Disability Sports
8 /18 year olds, 10 month May 2007 March 2008
Bronze medal in the London youth games with Q.E.11* May 2007
Working with community Groups (L.C)

Team leader and coach for the Westminster sport and education centre. Tuesday disability group once a week, & on going. No limits 4 weeks every summer 2002 and on going.
Ongoing sports and recreation activities for the gate way club in Queens Park disability performers age 20 to 50 + 2002 to date
Support project Manager for Queens Park Bangladesh Association 2003 summer camp 8 to16 year olds 6 weeks
Acton housing at the Beethoven Centre Queens Park, Street Awareness Event personal safety adults November 2004
Acton housing at the Beethoven Centre Queens Park, Family Street Awareness Event personal safety March 2005
Run session for residential care home, 131 Droop Street teaching fine and gorse motor skills.

Personal achievement (L.C)

Coaching Disabled Performers (Sport Coach UK course ) March 2007.
Millennium Award winner for disability sports 9th December 2002
Mayor of London, outstanding contribution to people with disabilities living in London active in sport 3rd July 2003
Sport Coach UK Good practice In child Protection
LSF London Spots Forum Pentathlon coach disability training 20th February 2006
AMA Amateur Martial Association Regional Coaching & health & Safety Course 2nd December 2001
Martial Arts Instructor January 2001

Training and certificate from the Westminster Society (L.C)

Makaton development 21st march 2004
Food and hygiene 19th January
Fire safety 26th January 2004
NHS: Intensive Interaction 1st February 2004
Epilepsy Training 11th June 2004
Emergency First aid March 2006
Communications & activities 5 September 2006
Sure Start Queens Park
Disability Awareness training 15th October 2003


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