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We are pleased to now be able to offer OCN qualifications to our current and new students. We are an accredited OCN centre and are able to offer a range of courses both onsite and offsite. To find out what exciting opportunities we have contact us on 01460 54225 or email: office@sweet-surprise.org

Cook Vacancy

We need a cook for our Café in Ilminster. We also have a Day Service for people with a Learning Disability and some of our students work in the Café, Kitchen and shop. We are open Monday to Friday between 9am and 3.30pm serving hot food and homemade cakes. We need a happy person who…

Sweet Surprise Winter Blog – By Eleanor

We have Victorian Evening there will be sweets, Decorations and Mosaics will be available to buy. There is a sweet shop and café with sweets and chocolate and the café has drinks, meals, snacks, and cakes. They are making Fat balls as bird food for later in the year. There was a Bird watch as…

Our visit to Jason and Nancys campsite

When we got there we got a nice ,warm welcome , when we arrived and they give us a tour around the place. The weather was sunny and warm .Our first job was blackberry picking. I took photos of sweet surprise Thursday volunteer group on camera. We took the blackberries back to the cook shed…

Strictly come Dancing

Report by Eleanor few weeks ago we (myself and a few contestants) took part in a Strictly Come Dancing Evening! We had our parents and staff to watch a real live show. We took part in five different dances. There was a panel of judges Ben, Toby, Sally and Chris. I was given the most…

Sand Sculptors

It turned out to be one of the wettest days of the summer, luckily when we arrived most of the displays were inside. We still got a little damp getting from the cars to the venue but despite the terrible weather we had a really enjoyable day. We watched a new sculpture being created and we were able…

Wookey Hole -Christmas

Every year we try to do something completely different! This year one of our Christmas treats was a pilgrimage to Wookey Hole, not only could we visit the caves but we were also able to watch the circus and pay a visit to Father Christmas. we had photos taken by the Wookey Experience but they…

Sweet Surprise Strictly Come Dancing

  We are doing our own version of Strictly Come Dancing. Michael is presenting the show as Bruce Forsyth, with Toby, Chris, Sarah and Ben being the judges. Music is done by Stephen and James. The contestants are Ryan, Rachel, Matthew, Laura, Matthew, Hannah, Eden, Caitlin, James, Alice, Amy, Morgan, Amy, Eleanor and Tayla. The date…

Yandles Work placement – Zoe

Zoe works in the hobby shop at Yandles every Monday. She really is an invaluable member of the team and her help is not only valued but requested. Zoe has blossomed and it is a joy to see her confidence grow. Well done Zoe, you are a star!

Harry Potter Studios Trip – By Ben

On 26th May we went to London to visit Harry Potter World. 30 people went on this trip. We left at 8.00am and we come home at 7.30pm. The journey takes 3 hours to get there and 3 hours home. I brought my Harry Potter soundtracks to listen on the trips there and back. Inside…