PIP supports adults with learning disabilities to achieve their potential
PIP – Pursuing Independent Paths – extends independence and choice to people with learning disabilities.
We are committed to encouraging and empowering people with disabilities to reach their full potential.
PIP offers a flexible and dynamic range of services, including accredited training and education, travel training, independent living skills, social and emotional development, employment skills and work placements, and support into mainstream education.
All of PIP’s activities focus on promoting choice, participation and independence.
PIP Mountain Bike Challenge ’14 Massive Success
On 11th October, 72 riders, 40 volunteers and more than 120 people took part in the PIP MTB Challenge. Hosted by Lovibonds brewery and catered for by Bosleypatch Farms, this dedicated and enthusiastic group raised more than £17,000 through sponsorship, generosity, baking, and good will.
PIP is incredibly grateful for everyone’s support, making this event our biggest fundraiser ever. Pics and further updates to follow…..
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PIP partners with the V&A museum
On 29th March, the PIP Theatre Company performed
‘Darkness Comes to Kingdom Castle’
PIP’s Theatre company recently performed its original production entitled Darkness Comes to Castle Kingdom. Devised and rehearsed over a 6 month period, including research trips to the V&A museum, PIP’s drama work focuses on building the confidence and self-esteem of adults with learning disabilities, building on communication skills and group interaction.
The production featured an exciting blend of music, movement, imagery and storytelling, and wove together unique characters and fictional lives inspired by the V&A’s collections.
To learn more, click here to see a short film about the production.