Save 25% on our award-winning, Playforce Shop resources with our Under 5 readers offer. Simply quote special code UNDER5 when placing an order on our website to save on your summer essentials. Click here to start shopping! Offer is valid for all shop orders placed on or before 31st August 2014. Some exclusions apply, as […]... Read more.
Overchurch Infant School in Upton is the winner of The Big Science Event 2014, the inaugural celebration of the achievements of young school scientists across Wirral and West Cheshire. Sam Jacobs, Emily Goodenough, Ruby Roberts and Lucy Hayes from Year Two took first prize in the competition for their investigation which explored how ice melts […]... Read more.
Erik Shonstrom, founder of American summer camp “Noman Youth Adventures” and advocate for Richard Louv’s campaign to reconnect children and nature, wrote recently of the benefits gained by the Finnish approach to education, which promotes outdoor play as a prerequisite of learning. While across the UK parents, teachers and play workers are petitioning for longer […]... Read more.
Results of the healthy eating programme Active For Life Year 5 (AFLY5), trialled in schools across the South West of England, have concluded that it had minimal effect on the lifestyles of children involved. The programme, organised by researchers from the University of Bristol, combined teacher training and lesson plans with homework activities and take-home […]... Read more.
With just half a term left before the end of the school year (where did that time go?!), here are five top tips for making the most of your playground this summer. Of course, we’d love to hear from you if you have any more! 1. Plan an alternative sports day Why not do something […]... Read more.