HAF Summer Playscheme July 29th – August 23rd 10am-4pm

Our summer playscheme starts very soon! We are running for 4 weeks, the 4th week will be for paid spaces only. The first 3 weeks we have 33 free school meals spaces which will be free and 7 payable spaces (please refer to timetable).

To book free school meals spaces please use the link bellow;

Event Search | Blackbird Leys Adventure Playground (coordinate.cloud)

Please email blap76@yahoo.co.uk or a.dmin.blap@outlook.com if you have any problems doing this.

To book paying spaces please email the above emails or call us on 01865236646.

Play Work job vacancy (September 2024)

Join a small team working with 8 – 13 year olds after school each day as they play, chat and get involved in activities. DBS and reference checks will be needed. Training in safeguarding and Play Principles will be given. Other training will be encouraged. Weekly staff meeting (usually at 2 on Fridays) allows discussion and a sharing of concerns and understanding of each child.

Play Worker Job Description 2024

Application form for Play Worker



Join us at BLAP : Become a Volunteer

Join us at Blackbird Leys Adventure Playground

We welcome volunteers to help us provide a fun place where 8 – 13-year-olds can meet after school each day, learn new skills, enjoy good food and make full use of all the activities on offer. The main thing volunteers can do is listen to and encourage the children and young people.

We are looking for people who willing to commit to helping at BLAP one afternoon a week, from 3.00-5.30, and have time to occasionally meet with other volunteers and staff. For discussion and training.

  • You could help with the cooking of the food for the children help and lead cookery group
  • You could help on the arts and craft table
  • If you have a hobby, you could introduce this at BLAP
  • Enjoy being active? Help outside with trampoline, basketball net, football and dodgeball area, climbing frame and zip wire.
  • You could be a gardener wanting to help them grow food
  • Or you might like to offer help with administration work earlier in the day

All volunteers will be expected to come for an interview, we understand that people volunteer for a variety of reasons and we are happy to make your time at BLAP a useful one.

DBS checks and 2 references are essential as is attending a short course in safeguarding.

You would be part of a team who would always be available to help you. We also have a volunteer’s handbook that includes some basic details to help you get the best out of the experience.