Archive for tag: Play

Raising Attainment in Schools

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The latest evidence shows that the Active Play Programme is helping to raise attainment in primary schools in Glasgow.

Island Play Rangers – Barra Children’s Centre

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Ahead of its summer holiday play programme, Abigail Treffry, development manager, at Barra Children’s Centre, reflects on its first term of Play Ranger sessions and the unique challenges of providing play in a rural island setting.

'Unlike any other funder' - PASP on working with Inspiring Scotland


Six years ago, at the launch of the Go Play fund, Parent Action For Safe Play (PASP) were elated to be successful in being awarded a fund that allowed us to provide play for plays sake and not hide it under another umbrella.  This had an immediate impact on our organisation, not just in receiving the money for play, but the fund being administered by Inspiring Scotland and the support given by them and their Performance Advisors.

An outstanding few days for play


Julia Abel, Go2Play Performance Advisor writes about a really important week for one of our funds - Go2Play.

Five years of investing in play was celebrated last week by returning to the venue (The Scottish Youth Theatre) where Inspiring Scotland launched its play fund in partnership with the Scottish Government. 

The serious business of play.


Earlier this month we welcomed seven new ventures to our Go2Play Portfolio, bringing the total charities we support to 30.  We’ve been funding play charities for over four years now and Go2Play Performance Advisor, Julia Abel explains  just why we invest in Play.