Essay on BAPP INFO

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Set up in 1979

A local voluntary organisation and registered charity Provide and promote quality play opportunities for school age children during school holidays

• Play is every child’s right and the natural activity of children
• Children should be able to play safely close to their home
• BAPP director Caroline Haworth said: "We are able to target work with the most vulnerable children but still provide a community aspect of the work.”
• “This is essential to embedding isolated families more into their local community and encouraging greater community involvement with the whole family."

Hut Preschool
Holiday Play
Provision
The TURTLE Toy
Library

Director

Teenage Rampage
Community Play Rangers
SOFA for 12+
BA2 Club Youth Music

Finance
Officer
• Sally
Savage

• Caroline
Haworth
• B.Ed(Hons),
MBE

Office
Manager
• Sarah Sealy
• Level 3 Diploma in Playwork

BBC Children in
Need
Bath Moral
Welfare Fund
Children’s
Centres Bath

Bath Abbey
Parochial Trust
Bath Boules
Charitable Trust
Somer Housing

A very grateful THANK YOU to all those who support and fund the work of the
Project

A group of us went and observed a session on a Tuesday afternoon after school had finished. A large group of children, 20-30, gathered with their parents. It was a very fun atmosphere and it was nice to see so many parents and children interacting with one a another from different communities. Worked with local communities around Bath since
1979

BAPP and families meet twice a week

Only £20 a week on
Budget

Background

Provides an opportunity to play and develop a sound relationship between parents and children

Focus recently has been on communities in the Foxhil/Odd
Down and
Whiteway/
Tweton area

Key Objectives




Further develop the relationship between a child and their parents Giving parents ideas of how to play with their children at home, away from these sessions
Providing an area where families from local communities can meet and get to know one another

Participation




Children between the age of 5 through to 16 regularly attend with their parents
No sign up is required, just turn up and have fun

Arts and
Crafts

Sports/ coaching Textiles

Activities
Include
Music and
Dancing

Cooking

Computer games We went to observe a session at The Hut in Twerton on a Wednesday afternoon. This session was much smaller than the Community Play
Development Work, with only about 6 children present. BAPP workers were really able to interact and talk to each family to offer individual and tailored support. Supported and funded primarily through B&NES
Play Service

Looks to bond families through proactive engagement.

Established in
2011

Background:

This service provides support and an area for children and parents to better understand the value of play and each other

Supports
Children
between the age of 5-15 and their families who have behavioral and relationship issues

Key Objectives:




To improve the behavior of children at home and at school Bridge the gap between the parents and the child for greater transparency and understanding
Allowing parents to practically apply the activities at home Participation Method and Achievements:




Limited number of spaces. Children are referred directly from the council or a social worker
Family Play Support have worked and helped over 130 children and their families
Significantly improved their relationships within the family and the child's behaviour, both at home and at school Indoor Play Pen

Board Games

Activities
Include

Cooking

Outdoor sports/ activities Tax Relief

PR/Brand
Awareness

CSR

Commercial
Partnership

Employee
Development

Monetary donations makes you eligible for corporation tax relief Your logo will appear on the
BAPP website

BAPP’s children will have a better play experience

Customer loyalty as a result of your customers being aware that you support a children’s charity

Taking part in various challenges in support of BAPP will help develop
skills…