2012 was a golden year for English sport, uniting the nation in support and appreciation of our athletes and their achievements. But in the wake of the Games, there has been concern among headteachers about future generations of children missing out on a sustainable, meaningful Olympic legacy. Only half of headteachers and 27% of the […]... Read more.
Although this is the amount the Government has pledged to English primary schools as an initiative to improve their PE and sport facilities, headteachers will typically receive around £9,250 per annum. The extra funding offers a brilliant opportunity for schools to invest in high-quality sporting equipment and spaces without the need to tirelessly budget or […]... Read more.
Earlier this year, the government promised to provide primary schools with £300m of additional funding for investment in sport and PE, following an Ofsted report which exposed major shortcomings in provision for these areas. Prime Minister David Cameron hopes the initiative will help “create a culture in our schools that encourages all children to be […]... Read more.
Here at Playforce we are passionate about creating products to meet the ever changing demands of schools and nurseries. After 15 years of developing equipment and resources for outdoor learning and play, we’ve learned that the best test of a product’s success is to ask children to try it out, and that’s why our Playforce […]... Read more.
Last month a survey revealed that UK children are more afraid of being bullied at school than of ghosts and monsters. Although this is shocking, the good news is that while there aren’t many ways to overcome a fear of the supernatural, playgrounds can reduce children’s concerns about bullies by introducing play ‘zones’ and equipment. […]... Read more.