Play is an essential part of every child’s life and is vital for the enjoyment of childhood.

Playing is central to children’s physical, mental, social and emotional health and wellbeing. Through play, children develop resilience and flexibility, contributing to physical and emotional wellbeing. Playing is important to all children no matter what their impairments or behaviour.


In 2012 the Welsh Government passed a law meaning that every three years all local authorities in Wales must carry out an assessment of children’s opportunities for playing in their local communities.

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We need your help!

Complete our short survey and help us to build a picture of what it’s currently like for children playing in Wrexham.

By filling in and sharing our survey you will be helping us to build a picture of what opportunities and barriers there are to play, for children in the area. We will then use the information to try to find ways of protecting and improving children’s time and space for playing in Wrexham.

Cllr Andrew Atkinson, Lead Member for Youth Services and Anti-Poverty said; “Play is vital to the development and wellbeing of children. In Wrexham we are committed to providing safe opportunities for children to play. By completing the survey, parents and carers will be helping us to find ways to improve and protect play in Wrexham.”

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The survey closes Monday, March 4 so please fill it in now before it’s too late!

The closing date for 2019 nursery school applications is February 22