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 for their families, thanks to […]

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AGM 2017 – Watford AM group parent’s speech

I’d like to start by giving you the feedback I got from other Mums in our Watford Monday morning group: Ron’s Mum, Amy, wrote: Ron joined Playskill just after he turned one. We joined feeling unsupported, isolated and afraid of the future. After travelling to tonnes of appointments each week we felt like we had […]

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AGM 2017 – Watford PM Parents talk

We met our daughter Luna on a hospital ward when she was 7 months old after being asked by Islington Local Authority if we would foster her. Luna was born at 24 weeks weighing less than a bag of sugar – she spent most of her first 7 months in hospital and it was during […]

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AGM 2017 – Hermione’s Mum

My apologies for starting this presentation with a PowerPoint but that part of Hermione’s story is sometimes too difficult to share. Hermione was in hospital for a mere 4 weeks and we were sent home with the following advice… to establish feeding and watch for further seizures and then to simply wait and see. We […]

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AGM 2017 – Hemel AM morning group parents

From Louisa: Playskill has been invaluable for Neville’s physical and emotional development. When he started his first term, he was a very anxious and frightened little boy, with no strength in his core, back or neck. Since joining Playskill, we have seen him blossom into a happy and sociable little tart who flirts with everyone! […]

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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 first party was with our […]

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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 group can continue to run. […]

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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 thoughts and prayers are with […]

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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 in that group too. We […]

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