One of the main reasons that schools approach us for advice on how to improve their playground or outdoor facilities is that children are bored because they don’t have enough to do at break times. The impact of boredom can very quickly impact on classroom behaviour. In fact 43.3% of Playforce customers surveyed recently say […]... Read more.
We don’t need to tell you that children learn all kinds of skills through play. You must see evidence of that all day every day. Every range of resources we develop for outdoor learning and play is fun and engaging but most importantly is curriculum-linked, which means it hosts a wide range of developmental areas. […]... Read more.
Bike Week is a fantastic annual event to celebrate cycling and show how easy it is to make cycling part of everyday life. There are lots of great cycling events for all ages and abilities across the UK during the week so look out for events in your local area here. You could even organise […]... Read more.
We feel inspired by the power of play on a daily basis and there’s nothing more inspiring than hearing Playforce customers talk about the difference that improving their playground and outdoor space has made to the children and staff at their school or setting. Take Glebe Academy in Stoke-on-Trent for example. The school is situated […]... Read more.
Last week we went off to the Inspiring Leadership Conference 2015 at the ICC in Birmingham. There was a packed programme of plenary sessions, masterclasses, workshops and seminars and with speakers including Alain de Botton, Baroness Susan Greenfield and luminaries from the world of education, business and research, there was something to inspire everyone. You […]... Read more.