Schools and Nurseries Posts

Where Are The Longest Aerial Runways In The World?

Wednesday, 23rd May 2018 2:58 pm
Aerial Runways or zip wires are exciting for people of all ages. The sheer thrill of gliding along the wire gives us the freedom of flying free from the restraints of gravity. Playground zip wires are easily accessible for children of all ages. Young children enjoy the ride with their parents supporting them while older […] Read more

Why Are Mud Kitchens Important?

Monday, 30th April 2018 4:38 pm
Mud kitchens are exciting, messy, creative areas to play. Having them in schools is a pretty new idea but children have been cooking up mud pies in their gardens for decades. The learning potential from mud kitchens is immense due to their creative nature. Participating in role play activities involving cooking are the most obvious […] Read more

PE & Sport Premium Funding for schools

Tuesday, 24th April 2018 3:09 pm
One of the ways to effectively utilise your PE & Sport Premium is to install outdoor play and sports equipment that will encourage pupils to be more physically active. The Government’s guidance to schools on spending the newly increased funding states that ‘Schools must use the funding to make additional and sustainable improvements to the […] Read more

Why Is School Playground Equipment So Important?

Monday, 16th April 2018 4:33 pm
School playground equipment has certainly changed over the years. If schools were lucky enough to have equipment it was normally unimaginative and focused on physical development. Children tended to rely on hopscotches, skipping ropes and ball games to provide respite from their studies. These days school playground equipment is an integral part of the school […] Read more

Additional HS2 funding available for community projects

Monday, 19th March 2018 4:33 pm
Two types of funding are available to local communities to help with the disruption that has been and will be caused by the construction of Phase One of the high-speed railway High Speed Two (HS2); the Community and Environment Fund (CEF) and the Business and Local Economy Fund (BLEF). This railway is aimed to be […] Read more

Why Is A MUGA Good For Schools

Tuesday, 6th March 2018 4:20 pm
Multi-Use Games Areas or MUGA are versatile sports facilities that suit rural or urban schools. They are synonymous with inner-city playgrounds due to their space-saving qualities. Schools can engage their children in a variety of sports activities without having to leave the premises. A MUGA is essentially an enclosed pitch in which a number of […] Read more

How Does Outdoor Fitness Equipment Work?

Tuesday, 20th February 2018 3:08 pm
Outdoor fitness equipment provides the same benefits of going to the gym without having to pay a penny. Councils strategically place outdoor gym equipment where people can come across it easily. This is to allow everyone to have access to outdoor fitness equipment and improve the health of the local people. Regular exercise has been […] Read more

Enhance your Adventure Trail and encourage more active play!

Thursday, 8th February 2018 12:19 pm
Did you know that there are accessories available to enhance your Adventure Trail? No matter what size your trail is, you can inject extra fun and encourage competitive spirit with the Interactive Panel & Trail Timer. We designed a range of unique activities to provide a different dimension to your Adventure Trail. As well as […] Read more

How Can The PTA Raise Money For School Playground Equipment?

Thursday, 1st February 2018 11:21 am
The poor economic climate has resulted in many schools facing budget cuts. This has a huge impact on staffing levels and resources. Many schools have to face the prospect of making valued staff redundant due to a substantial reduction in income. This means that extras like school playground equipment, musical instruments, computer equipment and books […] Read more

How To Transform Your School Playground Equipment Into Santa’s Workshop

Monday, 18th December 2017 3:58 pm
School playground equipment can provide the perfect antidote for festive distractions. With a little bit of imagination and reindeer dust you can transform your playground equipment into Santa’s workshop. Christmas time in schools is a chaotic mixture of naughty and nice. Rehearsals for the Nativity play are in full flow and children can hardly contain […] Read more
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