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Playwork Projects

Playwork projects are initiatives that focus on creating and providing enriching play experiences for children and young people. These projects are designed to promote the fundamental importance of play in children's lives and emphasise the value of self-directed, child-led play.

Playwork projects involve creating dedicated play spaces, organising events, and offering a variety of play activities.

Key Principles of Playwork

Play is Valuable: Playwork projects recognie play as an essential aspect of children's development, enabling them to explore, learn, and make sense of their world.

Child-Centered: Playwork emphasises the child's autonomy and self-expression. Children are encouraged to choose how and what they play, while adults take on a supportive role.

Inclusion: Playwork projects strive to be inclusive and accessible to all children, regardless of abilities, backgrounds, or circumstances.

Risk and Challenge: Playwork values the importance of allowing children to take measured risks and engage in challenging activities, fostering personal growth and resilience.

Freedom to Choose: Playworkers provide a range of resources and opportunities, allowing children to decide their own play activities based on their interests and needs.

Playwork projects play a vital role in championing the significance of play in children's lives. By creating engaging play environments and supporting children's autonomy, playwork projects contribute to the overall well-being and development of children and young people.

Current Provision

Community Provision (term time only)

  • The Holway – Monday – 3:30pm - 5:30pm
  • Mold Gas Lane – Tuesday
  • Leeswood – Thursday – 3:30pm - 5:00pm
  • New Brighton  – Thursday – 3:30pm - 5:30pm

Our community provisions encourage play outside of a structured setting. Promoting the importance of play and the benefits it has in a young person’s development. Through measured risks, loose parts, arts and crafts and many more activities young people will learn, develop and thrive in the world of play.

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Over 1294 kids attended community provision in 2023!

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