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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 enjoy! We launched our #redforplayskill […]

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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. Huge thanks to West Herts […]

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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 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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