Charity News

Thanking our Shining Stars!

Volunteer Week 1

National Volunteer week (1-7 June 2018) was a time for celebration at Playskill and allowed us to reflect on the difference our volunteers make to both our staff and families. We are extremely lucky to have over 40 highly talented and skilled volunteers who work relentlessly to support our Playskill […]

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Spring Watford Reunion Party

red for playskill

We had a wonderful Spring Watford Reunion party in Watford yesterday. It had rained and rained outside, but inside we had ARK farm visit with a wonderful animal petting area, we had a bouncy castle, face painting, parachute games and singing… then beautiful craft and lots of lovely food to […]

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Playskill AM Foundation groups Easter party

Playskill AM Foundation groups Easter party

Just before Easter we had a lovely party for all our younger children, massive thanks to our amazing team of volunteers and staff who work for Playskill some are captured here also- Tracey Smith our new funding officer Big Lottery Fund for coming to see our work at first hand. […]

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Some pictures from our Spring Groups

Spring Groups

Here are some pictures of our spring groups at Hemel, Watford and Garston groups – at Garston we welcomed Zoe Ashworth from Children in Need who came to talk to our parents. We are hugely grateful for their funding for this group. The children have all been making valentines cards […]

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Christmas Parties 2017

Christmas parties 2017

On Friday we had our Playskill parties thanks to Soul Survivor Watford with a wonderful sensory grotto made by the Webb family and presents donated by the Fence club for all the delighted children who attended, 97 presents were wrapped up in total by an amazing team of volunteers. The […]

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BBC Children in Need

Children in need group

Playskill is delighted to announce that BBC Children in Need has awarded them a grant over a 3 year period. This grant will fund the new Garston Playskill group established in 2017 and initially funded by OneFamily. This much needed new funding for the group will ensure that this new […]

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In memory of the beautiful Maddie who passed away this October 2017, she attended the group with her mother and then with her sister too in 2008 onwards. She had the most amazing smile and beautiful blue eyes. Her loss was a great sadness and shock to us all. Our […]

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September Sailing

group in a boat

Playskill had it’s second sailing trip for families this year with CVSS at Rickamansworth Aquadrome. The weather was just perfect and we had a lovely time, it was really lovely to have Ben and Serena with us from one of our first groups and Sandra Evans OT who was working […]

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Annual Outing

group photo

In August we had our annual outing. Due to the very soggy weather we got rather wet getting into Aldenham Playground but despite this we had a lovely time together especially in the sensory room and soft-play areas. We had families right from our first ever group to our newest […]

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