Hope you’re all back in the swing of things after a relaxing Easter break. With sunny Spring weather to cheer us up, we’re thinking about how we can bring more of the natural world into the school day. There’s no better way to learn about nature than by getting your hands dirty in a school […]... Read more.
You’ve probably guessed that we think play is really important. Sure, it’s lots of fun, but children also learn and develop a vast range of skills through it – often without even realising it. That’s why we believe that schools should get as much support from the government as possible to ensure they can provide […]... Read more.
It’s everywhere isn’t it – evidence that children are leading increasingly sedentary lives. We just can’t avoid the fact that we and our children are getting less and less physically active. Well we’re a pretty active bunch here at Playforce and we don’t like to sit still unless we absolutely have to. Between us, we […]... Read more.
Better behaviour starts in the playground. Don’t believe us? Our primary school customers tell us that improving their playground and outdoor space has had a major impact on life inside as well as outside school. 43.3% say behaviour is significantly better as a result and 36.3% say positive attitudes to learning (36.3 per cent) are […]... Read more.
Did you know that there are some primary schools with little or even no outside space suitable for children to take part in sport, PE or active play? We know. We were shocked too because we think the best place to be active at school is outside. Thanks to National Lottery funding from Sport England, […]... Read more.