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Wrap Around Gets Funding

Wrap Around Gets Funding

A message from Childcare Planning team at Sheffield City Council Dear Colleague, Wraparound Programme Funding, Completed Expression of Interest Form required by 16 May 2024. The Government recognised in the Childcare Reforms 2023 the importance of wraparound childcare...
Adolescence and Play

Adolescence and Play

“We don’t stop playing because we grow old, we grow old because we stop playing” (George Bernard Shaw). Play is frequently valued as being beneficial for young children with less recognition for the continuing and evolving benefits for young people. Play is often...
Celebrating Those Who Make Play Happen

Celebrating Those Who Make Play Happen

On a lovely Saturday evening in December 2023 the Sheffield Play Partnership, facilitated by MASKK and Pitsmoor Adventure Playground, hosted a night to celebrate those who make play happen. Those who volunteer their time at groups and sessions, those who campaign and...
Playwork: Principles into Practice, a first for Sheffield

Playwork: Principles into Practice, a first for Sheffield

SLLRRRP I learned a new acronym on a very, very wet Friday morning in October. I was invited, as a trustee of MASKK, to sit in on a training session for playworkers at Temple Park Centre, and I joined ten students, who are aiming for a Agored Cymru Level 2 Certificate...
Lord Mayor’s seal of approval for Playwork training

Lord Mayor’s seal of approval for Playwork training

Playwork training in Sheffield has been given a welcome boost and a massive seal of approval from Sheffield’s worshipful Lord Mayor Sioned-Mair Richard’s. Parent’s,volunteers and local workers from Sharrow, Manor, Woodthorpe, Wybourn and the Pitsmoor areas of the...