The government predicts a 12 per cent increase in pupil numbers in less than a decade. That’s over 8 million children for schools to accommodate by 2023. Expansion of class sizes, classrooms and teaching space to meet these numbers will inevitably threaten schools’ playgrounds and outdoor spaces, particularly in London and the South East which […]... Read more.
Rising child obesity, unhealthy eating, screen-based leisure habits and sedentary lifestyles are taking their toll on child health and well-being. Put simply – children simply aren’t moving enough. The powerful Designed to Move campaign captures the impact of this physical activity crisis with a stark statement – that the current generation of children may be […]... Read more.
As a child, there’s pretty much nothing more fun or satisfying than building a fantastic den. In fact, experts believe den building is an innate behaviour in children. Whether you’re using foraged sticks, fern and other natural materials in a woodland setting or transforming a formal structure at school into something magical, these secluded places […]... Read more.
The muscles are warmed up, the field’s mowed, the playground swept, chairs set out and staff, children, parents and families have the date firmly marked in the diary. It can only mean one thing – Sports Day is just around the corner. Sports Day provides a fantastic celebration of physical activity, school pride, teamwork and […]... Read more.
It’s day 3 of Fundraising Week and today we’re here with information about formal funding streams and grants. Our Fundraising page and Fundraising newsletter provide a host of useful details about grants but here are just a few you might find useful: Supermarket schemes Many of the big supermarkets host community donation projects and invite […]... Read more.