Playforce news

Ofsted early years judgements to be introduced from September

Education news, Headlines | July 2014

Teaching staff, government experts and parents have welcomed Ofsted’s decision to introduce separate early years judgements in school inspections. Ofsted have confirmed that separate graded judgements for Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) will be introduced in maintained schools and academies from September. The aim is to achieve a consistency of quality across early years settings, […]... Read more.

Top Tips: taking care of your nursery garden

Education news, Playforce news | July 2014

Outdoor play equipment is a significant investment for any nursery. However, the fact that settings are responsible for the ongoing maintenance of equipment can be overwhelming. Jonathan Peters, Playforce Operations Manager and qualified RPII inspector, gives his top tips for taking care of your outdoor space. Weekly and Annual Inspections Outdoor play is an essential […]... Read more.

Ynystawe Primary School wins visit from sports star!

Headlines | July 2014

Children at Ynystawe Primary School in Swansea will be getting a special visit from a sports star after winning our national competition this month, which challenged primary school children in England and Wales to draw, paint, sculpt or write about someone that has inspired them to get involved in sport or to be more active. […]... Read more.

Cutteslowe Primary School wins Big Science Event 2014!

Headlines | June 2014

Cutteslowe Primary School in North Oxford is the winner of The Big Science Event 2014, the annual celebration of the achievements of young school scientists across Oxfordshire, Buckinghamshire and West Berkshire. A Year Six team of four took first prize in the competition for their investigation exploring which material makes the best paper planes. The […]... Read more.