Here are some lovely memories of our beautiful Mattia who passed away on 17th October to all our shock and surprise. We have many precious memories of him – he first attended our first pilot group in 2006 and is the front page home picture on the website due to his beautiful character and smile. […]
In this last week we ran 3 summer parties in 4 days for our much loved children and families. It was crazy, fun filled and joyous. We were so grateful to Ruth from Hartbeeps, Langleybury Children’s farm and Soul Survivor Watford for the use of their venues as well as Woodfield school for the Hemel […]
Watford charity, Playskill, has this week launched an appeal to the public to help them secure vital funding. Playskill is a local charity running free specialist playgroups for pre-school children with physical disability or developmental delay, with support for parents and the whole family. Playskill is bidding for a £25,000 community award from the OneFamily […]
Playskill had a lovely day out at Rickmansworth Aquadrome with CVSS [Colne Valley Special Sailors]. Lots of families came to support, with some of the older children sailing as well as siblings and some mums and grandmas got on the water too! It was a beautiful day for sailing and for some for cycling too.
We had over 150 yesterday at the 10th anniversary party at Soul Survivor with children from the first ever Playskill groups right down to children of 1 attending the groups in Watford now. The party had face painting, bouncy castle, indoor animal farm and craft for all to enjoy. There was lots of food and […]
We have had a great first term of 2016 with lots of action, fun and skills learnt in all our groups. Here are pictures of our work in action, and of the training with our new parent support officer Lisa Thomas funded by the Big Lottery from 2016 with our new grant!
Michelle’s Speech Hi everyone. For those who don’t know me, I’m Michelle. I have two wonderful children – Charlotte, who is 4, and Tom, who is 2 and has Down’s Syndrome…. and another little one due in April, as if life isn’t busy enough! I remember when I was pregnant for the first time, with […]
On Monday we celebrated our joint Christmas party on Monday in Watford at Soul Survivor. It was a very special celebration as the charity now has the knowledge of 5 years funding ahead in 2016-2020 of £450,000 of Big Lottery money for its Watford and Hemel Hempstead core work with children with physical difficulty or […]
The Playskill Charity proudly wins a Watford Council 2015 Audentior Award. Below is a link to the video of Playskill’s activities as made as part of the awarding of this important award.
We had a lovely party before Easter for our Hemel groups we were delighted by the singing session led by Lynne Parker, and enjoyed having a lovely feast together. Stuart Soloway kindly donated easter eggs too. It was a sad parting for some of our children who will be starting school – we wish you […]