Welcome to Potential Kids


What is Potential Kids?

Potential Kids is an award winning charity based in Welwyn/Hatfield providing learning, social and sports opportunities to Neurodiverse children / young people (Autism, ADHD, Dyslexia, Dyspraxia, Tourette Syndrome amongst other conditions), their siblings and families.

We offer after-school and weekend activity sessions for neurodiverse young people. These are kept small enough in numbers to reduce social anxieties and fears.

They are held in a safe environment, where our young people can be understood, accepted and have the opportunity of meeting others like themselves. Our young people will have the time and space to enable them to learn and develop their social and communication skills with others.

Most who attend will have limited opportunities to socialise, learn and have fun, as they may have been unable to join other mainstream clubs or are Home Educated. We provide an avenue for young people and their families to increase their self-esteem, reduce social isolation whilst building their self-confidence.

These also give parent/carers the opportunity to meet, relax, have a coffee and some downtime, whilst their young people socialise, learn and have fun. The sessions are run by experienced/qualified DBS/safeguarded professionals, therapists, play leaders, coaches and volunteers.

Potential To Grow

Covid 19 has certainly made things more difficult to achieve but has also made Potential Kids more determined to succeed. Therefore, our new project “POTENTIAL TO GROW” ? is even more important to us and the community! This is Potential Kids’ new COMMUNITY & LEARNING GARDEN based at The Galleria. Exciting times ahead at the galleria! Our garden will be an inclusive, diverse and a safe space for everyone to learn and relax, especially during these difficult times. ✨???


Awards & Achievements 




We run activities for various different ages at multiple locations including:

  • Old Management Suite, The Galleria Outlet Centre, Comet Way, Hatfield, Herts, AL10 0XR
  • Potential To Grow, The Galleria Car Park, Comet Way, Hatfield AL10 0XR
  • Breaks Manor, Link Drive, Hatfield, Herts AL10 8EY
  • Roe Hill Fields, Briars Lane, Hatfield, AL10 8EY
  • Birchwood Leisure Center, Longmead, Hatfield AL10 0AN

For more information click here to go to the activities page.

Supporting Partners:

Potential Kids works collaboratively to enhance our offer to the Neurodiverse community.

🏢 Click here to see our partners.

If you wish to support us:

If you wish to make a donation to help Potential Kids you can do so by clicking the link below.

💷 You are able to help us by donating here

If you wish to get in contact with us:

If you have any questions or inquires feel free to get in contact with us.

📧 [email protected]

Feedback from the Community:

Rated 5 out of 5
5 out of 5 stars (based on 9 reviews)
Very good0%

potential kids gardening project.

Rated 5 out of 5
1st September 2020

visited the garden project in the galleria car park regarding helping to do some volunteering while my daughter is at school.
lovely staff, amazing project, community at heart, lovely garden. xx

samantha tate


Rated 5 out of 5
14th June 2020

Both my boys absolutely loved the remote minecraft session today and can’t wait for the next one. My youngest told me how happy he felt while playing with other children. Thank you for the session.

Belinda Tee

PK Wellbeing Evening

Rated 5 out of 5
23rd November 2019

I attended this event somewhat cautiously, as I didn’t know anyone and was sceptical about gong baths but WOW! It was AMAZING! Everyone was so warm and friendly. The people leading activities were encouraging and supportive and the whole experience was mind blowing. I cannot wait for the next event.

Salli des Forges

Click here to see all reviews submitted to our website

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Please see our online activities and newsletters to see what we are currently doing during these difficult times.
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