Teenage Shelters

Friday, 9th January 2015 12:22 pm
Thames Valley police conducted an extensive study on the benefits of youth shelters and found that as long as the shelter had been positioned correctly and managed properly crime rates and graffiti dropped in the immediate vicinity. Although a teenage shelter is not a complete solution of how to handle teenagers they do go some way to providing teenagers with somewhere more preferable than the street corner. Shelters built in areas where sports take place provide an excellent place for observers to watch the game. Read more

It’s Just Swings and Roundabouts – Traditional Playground Equipment

Tuesday, 20th January 2015 11:50 am
Playgrounds today look quite different from playgrounds of the past. Children can now benefit from various playground equipment that has been devised to either exercise parts of their body or inspire imaginative play. Most playgrounds have towers with bridges, nets, climbing walls and poles with a slide coming off the side. Traditional playground equipment still exists in playgrounds today but they look very different to the swings and roundabouts of the past. Read more

All the World is a Stage

Wednesday, 14th January 2015 12:02 pm
An outdoor stage is the perfect resource for a teacher to give children the experience of following stage directions and performing in front of an audience. There are so many different skills involved in putting on a play such as; acting, costume design, make up, advertising, ticket sales and poster design that children could do either class or after school club project to perform a play at the school Summer Fair. Read more