Future of Playwork Qualifications

Play England hosted an important roundtable discussion last week at the National Playwork Conference on the future of Playwork qualifications. The meeting came out with clear action points to move forward. These include: 1. Supporting and promoting the new Playwork apprenticeship ‘Trailblazer’ qualification. New apprenticeship will not have the restrictions on age that previous apprenticeships have had, so[…]

Saferplay Open Course workshop, 8 March

Play England is delighted to be hosting a free workshop on the SAFERPLAY OPEN COURSE. 9.00am – 10.45am Wednesday 8 March Mansions Lions Hotel, Grand Parade, Eastbourne, BN21 3YS, UK Join us to find out more about an innovative online training course on design, installation and maintenance of safer and challenging play areas. Workshop outline: Welcome and introductions[…]

Play best way for children to get active

By Nicola Butler, Chair of Trustees  Play is vital for children’s health and wellbeing. It is particularly important for disadvantaged and disabled children, who often face greater barriers to access appropriate and good quality play opportunities. Play England is delighted to be part of #GetOutGetActive, an exciting new programme that supports disabled and non-disabled people[…]