On Monday 21st September, we had a second very successful day of assessments for this term’s group. We also had the wonderful surprise of receiving a cheque for over £1900 from John Lewis – A HUGE THANKS TO ANNE-MARIE, SARAH in Beauty and PEARL and DORRINDA!!! It was also wonderful that […]
A coffee and cake sale was held in Chipperfield on Friday 11th September along with a lunch for the Chipperfield mums. It was a good day for raising the profile of Playskill , particularly as all 3 of the Playskill therapists come from the village! £110 was taken on the day. A big […]
Here are pictures of some wonderful times of our Summer Term 09 group – we learnt lots and made some wonderful friends!
We were delighted to receive a cheque for £1000 for a Specialist seat and Standing frame at the end of June from Brian Gray. This money was from the Fence Club money raised by members of the Toy Trade to support children with specific needs. What a wonderful idea! Andrea Clarke […]
Nina, trustee and secretary of Playskill, organised a coffee and cakes morning in the Department of European Studies and Modern Languages at the University of Bath on Friday 24th April. Many colleagues made cakes and ate them! Over £110 was raised for Playskill which will help cover the costs of the Easter Reunion Party.
Over 70 people – children, parents and other family members – from the last three years of Playskill groups met up on 6th April at Soul Survivor for a wonderful reunion. We were delighted to see children with special needs from as young as nine months to fourteen years old together with siblings and […]
We raised around £200 from Esther Alexander’s fundraising gig at The Regal Room in Hammersmith on Saturday 7th February. It was a great night with some wonderful performances! I think we all agree that Esther has a truly beautiful voice. Thanks to Esther for organising everything and all of you who came along […]
Playskill was started by local paediatric physiotherapist Andrea Clarke, from Chipperfield. It is a special parent and child group to help pre-school children with physical difficulties or delay. A speech and language therapist and an occupational therapist also help with running the group along with a team of dedicated parents. […]
What an amazing Christmas Party we had for Playskill on 8th December…… Andrea was stunned to be called by Dorrinda Michie from John Lewis Watford only a week or so ago to say that they wanted to give Playskill a donation of £2424! She said that various teams at John Lewis Watford had raised […]
A local physiotherapist has established a specialist playgroup aimed at children with physical difficulties which has won funding worth over £50,000 from BBC Children in Need. The money has been awarded in recognition of the group’s potential to transform the quality of care for children with disabilities. It will provide […]