The Yard is a safe environment where children and young people can experience play without feeling different. Diversity, creativity and an empathic approach to working with children and young people are what help make our staff team successful.

Aneta Opolska

Edinburgh Service Manager

Alice in art room

Alice Brown


Duncan on net

Duncan Eberst


Danielle in bamboo

Danielle Campbell

Play Team Leader

Ivan Harper

Senior Playworker

Ronnie on rope bridge

Ronnie McQueen

Playworker and
Weekend Team Leader

Sarah on small pedal bike

Sarah Worsley


Anna Maxwell


Max on trike

Max Alexander


Sudha Gaur

Playworker and
Weekend Team Leader

We also have a number of dedicated sessional workers and volunteers who are fundamental to our service and success.