outstanding outdoor spaces

St Johns RC Primary School

St John’s RC Primary School in Lancashire wanted to create a new space for active activities As well as a large running track a set of 3 Up & Over Bars, Monkey Bars, Log Station and Solar Powered Stop Clock was installed. Class teacher Chris tells us more.
Why did you want to develop your playground?
We wanted to develop this area due to it constantly flooding. Also, it was split into two areas and we wanted one large, free space.
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We are using the space to tackle obesity by increasing the number of children participating in stamina events. Chris Hickman, Class Teacher
What were the key elements that made Playforce stand out from other providers?
Key elements that stood out about Playforce were the competitive pricing, the installation start and finish dates and overall friendliness of the team.

How are you using the space to deliver outdoor learning and educational play?
We are using the space to tackle obesity by increasing the number of children participating in stamina events like running. We are using the track to improve our curriculum athletics.

 

What are the biggest benefits you have seen for the children?
Biggest benefits so far have been increased participation in sports and games and competitiveness.

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