Playskill’s 10th Anniversary Children’s Party

10th Anniversary Easter Party

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 […]

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Playskill Spring 2016

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!

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Parent’s speeches from the 2015 AGM

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 […]

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Playskill Christmas Party 2015

Playskill Christmas Party

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 […]

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Playskill Easter Party 2015

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 […]

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Parent’s speeches from the 2014 AGM

Jane’s Speech   Hi, my name is Jane and I’m mum to Eleanor who turned 2 6 weeks ago. Here’s our journey to Playskill. As an expectant new mum, the wrong side of 35, but under 40!, I had a very smooth pregnancy – no morning sickness, no chronic heart burn, continued with my regular […]

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Playskill Christmas Party 2014

Xmas party 2014

We had a wonderful Christmas party and after school grotto.We had a visit from Fergus McMullen the High Sheriff of Hertfordshire who came in full court dress a pictured here with our staff. Fergus thanked all the volunteers who work so hard to make Playskill happen. We also thanked Jackie Tannett and Jane Morris from […]

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Children in Need and the One Show

Team rickshaw

The Children in Need Rickshaw, with Matt Baker from the One Show, Cycling team, camera crew and support team visited PLAYSKILL – Hemel Hempstead. The Rickshaw Challenge is now in its fourth year and has raised over £5 million for Children In Need. This year, Team Rickshaw was made up of six young people, each […]

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