On 20th April 2017 we heard the tragic news that Freddie had died very suddenly. He and his family had been at our Easter Reunion party on the 3rd April and it was a lovely afternoon. Freddie was in our first ever Playskill group and he and his family are enormously dear to us all. […]
Playskill Watford hosted it’s annual school holiday Easter party at Soul Survivor. A wonderful time was had by all as there were lots of options – with face painting, Ark farm with their mobile animal unit, bouncy castle, easter craft and singing!! There was lots of food for everyone to enjoy together. Richard Harrington MP […]
Our newest group at Garston funded by OneFamily was launched this week by High Sheriff of Hertfordshire Stelio Stefanou MBE who visited the group in action on Tuesday 28th February. The launch is the culmination of months of work since Playskill was successful in a big voting campaign in July 2016 with One Family for […]
On Saturday 11th March the Board of Trustees had an away day to discuss the budget for 2017 and the future of Playskill, sustainability of funding and other important topics. Big thanks to Christ Church who gave their premises free of charge for this important event for the charity.
Playskill was delighted to welcome Dorothy Thornhill to Playskill yesterday. Dorothy has supported the group since she first came to the pilot group in June 2006 of Playskill. She attended with Councillor Karen Collett. Dorothy praised the professionalism of the staff and the support for all the family provided by Playskill.
A month ago Jesse and I met a neonatal neurologist at UCLH hospital in London. She approached us, said hello to Jesse and burst into tears! Rewind to nearly 3 years earlier and in that same building my husband and I were told, after a rather long ultrasound scan, that our unborn child had part […]
Good evening everyone. I am not great with public speaking so please bear with me! My name is Sumayya, and my daughter Safiya and I have been attending Playskill for just under a year. So just to give you a little background about Safiya… After an uneventful pregnancy, Safiya was born in a poor condition, […]
From Laura: “Playskill has had a huge impact on my Son and me and I don’t know what we’d do without them. My Son had no trust for anyone and hated being in group situations, but since starting Playskill his social skills have improved tremendously while making huge progress with his physical and mental development. You […]