Why did you want to develop your playground?
For some time we had wanted to provide the children at Kings Park
Primary School with a Healthy and Active Zone. Creating a playground
that would support their physical development and encourage active play
was something that would benefit all of the pupils at our school. We
carried out fundraising events – everything from treasure hunts to
sponsored fire walks – until we raised enough money to start building
our new outdoor space.
What were the key elements that made Playforce stand out from other providers?
The children had voted for the activities they wanted to see in their
new playground, climbing and swinging being the top two, and Playforce
took all of their ideas and turned them into a design. The team ensured
that all children of varying ages and abilities would be able to benefit
from the outdoor space. Equipment was chosen to give confidence to
those pupils who need it and challenges for those that are looking for