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Funding News

As fundraising continues to be challenging as we settle back into a more normal way of life, we are grateful to have recently been successful with some of our trust funding applications. We are delighted to announce that we have been awarded a grant of £15,000 from Postcode Places Trust, a grant-giving charity funded entirely […]

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End of term parties 2021

On the 12th July Playskill had a wonderful set of end of term parties at the farm for children from our different groups and for Playskill Graduates after school. The children so enjoyed meeting all the animals at Langleybury Farm and we were so grateful for the staff who made this such a special day! […]

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High Sheriff of Hertfordshire Award

Playskill is delighted to have been awarded a High Sheriff of Hertfordshire Award recognising our vital work during the pandemic. High Sheriff of Hertfordshire Awards  At an awards ceremony in March which took place over Zoom, Founder and Director Andrea Clarke was thrilled to receive the High Sheriff of Hertfordshire Award on behalf of the […]

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New Year’s Letter from the Chairman, 2021

Happy new year

HAPPY NEW YEAR 2021 FROM: Stuart Soloway – Chair of Trustees  We move into the New Year with confidence. 2020 was a challenging year for us all but we ended in better shape than we expected when the pandemic started . Financially we ended stronger than we forecast. New treatment techniques were developed which achieved […]

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Playskill AGM 2020

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The Playskill AGM took place on Wednesday 11 November on a dark and windy night. Luckily this was our first ever virtual AGM so we were all warm and ready at our computer screens crossing our fingers that the windy weather didn’t knock out the internet. We were delighted to kick off the evening hearing […]

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Playskill’s 12 Days of Christmas

Playskill's 12 days of christmas

We are delighted to launch our Christmas fundraising campaign… the Playskill 12 Days of Christmas! Grab a cuppa, sit down and enjoy! This wonderful video has been made by our children and families, past and present and brilliantly put together by our media volunteers, Dylan and Emeka. We are so grateful to you all for […]

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Early Intervention for Pre-school Children with Physical Difficulty or Delay in Hertfordshire – Extra Places Now Available!

Welcoming Referrals from Professionals and Parents/ Carers. We are pleased to let you know that we are still taking referrals for our specialist therapy sessions for children with physical difficulty or delay. Playskill is a local Hertfordshire charity running free specialist skills-development groups for pre-school children (aged 1-5) who are not achieving their physical milestones […]

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New Playskill film

andrea demonstrating techniques via zoom

We are delighted to launch our new film all about our work during the COVID-19 pandemic. It has been an incredibly challenging time for us all not least figuring out how we could keep Playskill running so our vital work to support many of you, would not stop. We have teamed up with Watford based […]

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