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.
PRESS RELEASE For immediate publication: 18 March 2015 Investment in school playgrounds increases children’s physical activity and improves behaviour, suggest early findings from a new study. Nearly half (48 per cent) of schools taking part to date in a national research project by leading school playground company, Playforce, said improving their outdoor facilities has significantly […]... Read more.
Ever wondered what difference improving your school’s outdoor spaces and facilities might make? We asked schools we’ve worked with in recent years what impact their investment in playground equipment has had. Here’s what they said: • A significant increase in children’s physical activity levels, physical literacy and competence, behaviour and positive attitudes to learning; • […]... Read more.