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Every Child Has a Right to Play

BAPP is a local voluntary organisation and Registered Charity. We promote and facilitate opportunities for children and young people to play and participate in positive activities. We promote the importance of self-directed play for child development and the rights of children.

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Current Job Vacancies -


Family Play Support Worker up to 34 hrs/wk £21,322 - £23,848 pro-rata

We are looking for a playful and experienced practitioner to join our small friendly team providing whole family support for families with children aged 5 to 19 years. 

Closing date 3rd December with interviews taking place the following week. Work to start 10th January 2022. For further information, please email caroline@bathareaplayproject.co.uk


Saturday club play workers:

We are looking for playworkers for our Saturday clubs for children with additional needs:

Saturday morning 9 - 12pm for children 5-12 years at the HUT in Twerton

Saturdays 11- 2.30pm for children 12+ at the Odd Down Community Centre.

For more details please email caroline@bathareaplayproject.co.uk



Shopping online?  When shopping online please think about supporting BAPP via the Amazon Smile scheme. AmazonSmile donates 0.5% of your eligible purchases on Amazon to a charity of your choice. Please click link below and the donation will be made at no extra cost to you.

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Are you a Co-operative member and have a blue card?  Or if not, you can become a member for £1 and earn cash back on your shopping.

Bath Area Play Project have been chosen as a local Co-Op Community Fund Cause!  Money raised will go towards resources and venue costs for family play sessions to support families to play together.


How this works...... every time you buy selected branded products using your loyalty card you will earn a % for local charities. You can select to specifically support BAPP – just log in to your account, extend the search radius to include all of Bath or use our cause number 48529!


What to do next..... Get your co-op card and start spending! You can apply here: https://membership.coop.co.uk/new-registration or ask in store.



Bath Area Play Project is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and embed this into practice


Current Events and Flyers


Space available at The Hut, our Nursery and Preschool

Find out about the shortbreak services for children with SEND

See our Annual Review 2020-21



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