Playforce news

What’s in a survey?

Education news, Headlines, Playforce news | November 2014

We are all aware of the obesity crisis and a need to address the physical inactivity crisis. Playforce is currently the UK’s leader in the design of innovative, curriculum-linked outdoor play environments for nurseries and primary schools. We need to be informed and hear from you, to enable us to plan and deliver on product […]... Read more.

Things to consider when thinking about surfacing

Headlines, Playforce news | October 2014

Advice on surfacing solutions is something we are asked daily, and forms part of the majority of our work with schools and nurseries all over the UK. So, whether you’re looking for ways to create all weather areas of your grounds, or need some help with the right option for safety, here is our summary […]... Read more.

Top Tips for Sheltered Spaces

Headlines, Playforce news | October 2014

As Autumn kicks in, creating shelter in the outdoor space can make a huge difference in making sure children get outdoors all year round. Here are our top tips for the things to consider when planning a new shelter in your setting. 1. Where is the best location for your sheltered space? It sounds obvious, […]... Read more.

Plans to overhaul early years education in Wales

Headlines | October 2014

Changes are afoot to improve early years education in Wales, the Welsh government has announced. Education minister, Huw Lewis, has presented a draft 10-year plan that would help ‘raise the status’ of early years carers, by investing in a highly-skilled workforce. Since 2008, children aged between three and seven have been educated through the play-based […]... Read more.

Teasel Nursery School wins Playforce-sponsored Nursery World Award

Headlines | October 2014

Teasel Nursery took home the Playforce-sponsored ‘Enabling Environments’ award in the Initiatives category at the Nursery World Awards 2014 in London last week. The Awards, now in their seventh year, recognise the most inspiring individuals organisations, initiatives, and resources in the early years sector. Teasel Nursery School-on-the Marina in Hayes was set up in 2013 […]... Read more.