News | Playforce - Part 4

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Playground investment drives physical activity uplift

Education news, Headlines, Playforce news | March 2015

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.

Playground investment increases physical activity

Education news, Headlines, Playforce news | March 2015

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.

Did you go wild for National Wildlife Week

Headlines, Playforce news | March 2015

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.