Meet the Team


Laura Griffiths

Playscheme Coordinator

Kay Roper

Playscheme Team Leader

Harriet, Tanya, Vicky, Daniel, Terri, Oliver and Monisa

Group Leaders

Eloise, Surita, Katherine, Ateeba, Noelene, Saffron, Kirsty, Lewis, Rachael, Alex, Rebecca, Beth, Jo and Theo

Support Workers



Meet a Staff Member


Name: Laura Griffiths

Job Role: Playscheme Coordinator

Time with the playscheme: 16 years

Starting job role: Volunteer

Everyday job: Instructor at a Pupil Referral Unit for 14-16 year olds

Qualifications:          Diploma in Mental Health Nursing

BSc in Social Work

PGCE in Lifelong Learning Sector specialising in challenging behaviour

First Aid Level 3

Team teach

Hobbies: Entertaining my little girl, walking the dog, baking, weekends away.

Best thing about playscheme: Being the first person/service to encourage a child to try something new.

Hopes for the future: To expand and help as many families living with autism as possible.


Name: Tanya Perry

Job Role: Group Leader

Time with the playscheme: 6 years

Starting job role: Volunteer

Everyday job: Residential Care Officer in a Children’s Home and Personal Assistant for young people who have disabilities

Qualifications: BA (HONS) Social Work

Team Teach

Moving and Handling

Administering Emergency Medication

Working towards British Sign Language Level 1

Hobbies: Yoga, reading and spending time with my niece and nephew

Best thing about playscheme: Seeing the young people build friendships, access new activities and to see them grow each year.

Hopes for the future: To provide extra weeks on the playscheme for new young people.


Name: Alex Paul

Job Role: Support Worker

Time with the playscheme: 3 Years

Starting job role: Volunteer

Everyday job: University Student

Qualifications: Working towards BSC in Geophysics      

Hobbies: I play the piano and like spending time outdoors

Best thing about playscheme: watching the kids come back each year, a little older, and being just as excited

Hopes for the future: To complete my degree and to continue working with playscheme