About Islington Play Association

Islington Play Association has been fighting for children’s rights for well over 40 years. We work closely with parents, carers and community members to ensure that the best possible environment is created for children and young people.

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About Islington Play Association

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Thank you Postcode Local Trust!

IPA would like to thank all the players of the People’s Postcode Lottery as we received funding through the Postcode Local Trust which we used to improve our Paradise Park...
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Lunch Bunch is back!

We’re working with Islington Council for another year to help provide free, healthy lunches to families everyday through the school holidays! If your child is aged 6-12 (year 1 to year...
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February Half Term Highlights

We’ve put together some of the best moments from all the February Half Term fun at our adventure playgrounds “When children have the freedom to control their own time, space and...
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Paradise Park Children's Centre

Our beautiful centre hosts a nursery with excellent outside play facilities and a myriad of family support and health services.

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Paradise Park Children's Centre

Our Spaces to Play

37% of children claiming free school meals in Islington attend adventure playgrounds Source: Annual Report 2016

Why Play matters

Play is what happens when children are given the space to be themselves and explore their world, learning about what works and what doesn’t, in pursuit of their own intrinsic aims.

Why Play matters

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