Get historical outdoors and join our campaign to #takeitoutside Teachers tell us all the time that going outside really helps bring learning experiences alive for children. So why not leave the confines of the classroom and take the Curriculum outdoors. We’re feeling historical this month so get your warm clothes, waterproofs and wellies on and […]... 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.
Last week was National Wildlife Week – what a great opportunity to get up close and personal with nature. Did you? While you’re not likely to meet many furry four-legged friends in the playground, you’ll be surprised how many mini-beasts have made their home at your school. Lift a stone or explore a fallen branch […]... Read more.
Hurray – it’s Red Nose Day! We love hearing what schools across the country are doing to mark this special day. Maybe you’ll be getting active outdoors with a sponsored sports event or dance-athon, dressing up in crazy outfits or making your faces funny for money, or just popping on a lovely squishy red nose […]... Read more.