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🎄 Festive fun 2021 🎄

There has been no shortage of festive cheer this month with Playskill’s Christmas parties at both Watford & Hemel. Running sessions for small groups to maintain Covid safety measures, we did not let a pandemic get in the way of our yuletide celebrations. More than 150 parents and their children joined the parties – Playskill […]

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Playskill’s 2021 AGM

Jill Ben and Maeve

Playskill’s 2021 AGM embraced the digital revolution again, holding the meeting via Zoom for the second year.  More than 75 screens and 100 people attended including local MP Dean Russell and Watford’s Mayor, Peter Taylor, alongside business and individual supporters; parents – past and present; volunteers and staff. Hosted by the Chair of Playskill’s Board of […]

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Playskill AGM 2021

The Playskill Virtual AGM is taking place next Wednesday 10th November. You will be able to join the meeting from 7:40pm with proceedings underway at 7:55pm. It promises to be a night of fun, celebration and reflection on what has been an interesting and challenging year. We hope to see as many of you as […]

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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

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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

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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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