Coronavirus: Covid-19 Update Jan 2022

 

The new variant continues to mean that we must remain vigilant and continue to keep each other safe. Therefore please remember that children, young people and adults should not attend settings if they are feeling unwell. If they have COVID symptoms they should access a PCR test and isolate until they receive a negative result and feel well. 
If a member of a household is positive for COVID 19 the guidance has changed, children no longer need to isolate but those aged 5 plus (and adults vaccinated) should use daily lateral flow tests. Please follow this rule so that we can keep all our children and team safe.

For more details visit the governments website: https://www.gov.uk/guidance/covid-19-coronavirus-restrictions-what-you-can-and-cannot-do 

For more information, please call 01142395739, text 07784838169 or email craigjudson@maskk.org.uk

 

Coming together to create new friends

Supporting children to try new things...

Increasing play in local green spaces

Developing imaginations using loose parts...

About us

MASKK is a growing local charity, started in 1999 by local people, that provides a range of activities for children and families in the Manor and Castle area of Sheffield. Our services include affordable childcare, kids clubs, family activities, short breaks for children with disabilities, events and volunteering opportunities. 

“Working in the local community with the MASKK team is always such positive experience, and everyone involved puts their heart and soul into what they do. It’s a privilege to get to know the local families who we come into contact with,and having the opportunity to make somebody’s day a bit ‘brighter’ ,is the best part of what we do.” Claire, MASKK Playworker

“I know myself and Sioned welcome the fact that MASKK the long established and trusted organisation is able to continue its valuable service to the good residents of Manor Castle Ward.” Councillor Terry Fox

 

 

Our Story

In July 1999, a public meeting was held at Manor Community Shop to look into whether there was a demand for an afterschool club in the Manor area after the success of local projects supporting local people into work and training. After consultation with the public and advice from Sheffield Out of School Network, the club opened in September 2000 in the Standhouse centre and stayed there until 2001 when the project moved into the purpose-built Manor Community Childcare Centre. We remained in the childcare centre until 2013, when we moved to The Steel Inn, until 2016 when we needed to move into the larger space at the then named William Temple Church. We’ve worked with Manor Church & Community Project to support them to develop and transform the building into the now named Temple Park Centre. We enjoy our own dedicated space and then access to the large hall when we need greater room to play.  
Throughout the years MASKK has changed and developed into what it is now. We became a registered charity on 27 August 2009 and since then started to deliver many more projects. We are governed by a Constitution and lead by a group of Trustees.
Our Charity was set up with a purpose in mind, with a mission statement, aims and objectives

Our Mission

“To work towards the enhancement of the lives of the local children living in the Manor area aged 5 and over regardless of wealth, religion, gender, race, background or ability.”

Our Senior Team

Our Senior Team work hard to deliver all the projects MASKK offers.
Craig Judson

Craig Judson

Play and Development Manager

Kirsty Ward

Kirsty Ward

Playwork Lead

April Murray

April Murray

Playwork Lead

Carrie Dodd

Carrie Dodd

Deputy Playwork Lead

Become a volunteer!

Volunteering for local groups and charities is a great way of giving back to the local community. MASKK believe that volunteers should receive something back in return and in addition to the great feeling you get from being part of a child’s life we offer a volunteer training package.

Would you like to work with children and spend a session having fun and joining in with games and activities? Yes. Here, you are welcome to join our team and you can support us as a parent helper, volunteer or Trustee.

Projects

At MASKK we deliver an ever-increasing number of projects. Here are our key projects, click on each to learn more

Latest News from MASKK

Showtime! With MASKK

Showtime! With MASKK

Create and perform your own theatre show! Develop confidence and performance skills, have fun exploring drama techniques and playing games, work as a group to develop your own amazing show with costumes and set to perform here, at the Arbourthorne Centre and at The...

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2022 After School and Holiday Playcare Bookings

2022 After School and Holiday Playcare Bookings

New Term starts tomorrow! Remember to get your bookings in! https://maskk.magicbooking.co.uk/Identity/Account/Login New children welcome too! Just sign up and contact us to come in for a visit. Bookings need to be made in advance, ideally by the previous Friday so...

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Christmas Panto at Temple Park Centre

Christmas Panto at Temple Park Centre

   Children had a fantastic time at the panto on 30th December 2021. Despite illness and ilosations 55 children made it to the performances and enjoyed a fantastic show put on by the team from Chaplin's. Each child also got to take away a fab new years activity...

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Autumn Update

Hello Here is an Autumn Update from MASKK. Playcare Club Bookings (after school and Holidays) We still ask that you make your bookings by the previous Friday so that these can be shared with schools to aid with pick up procedures and booking escorts. But for last...

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MASKK Playcare Parent/Carer Update

Hello What a fantastic summer we've been having, we've enjoyed a whole range of activities including visits to parks, some exciting science experiments and arts. We've also made great use of our newly improved garden enjoying water play, bubbles, digging and more....

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Contact Us

MASKK

Please use the details below to contact us

Address
MASKK, Temple Park Centre, 197 Harborough Avenue, Sheffield S2 1QT

Telephone
Office: 0114 2395739
Mobile: 07784 838169

Manager – Craig Judson: 07784 465026

Email
Playcare (After School & Holiday Childcare): childcare@maskk.org.uk
Short Breaks (SNIPS): shortbreaks@maskk.org.uk
Let’s Play (Community Activities, Events & Healthy Holidays): letsplay@maskk.org.uk 
Finance: accounts@maskk.org.uk 

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