Schools and Nurseries Posts

How to incorporate STEM learning into your school playground

Tuesday, 10th March 2020 9:46 am
STEM learning refers to the integrated teaching and learning of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics through hands-on and practical knowledge. But practical learning does not always have to take place inside the classroom. Teachers can incorporate STEM learning into outdoor education helping children learn in a fun and creative way. Learning outdoors provides children with an unrestricted […] Read more

Our NEW Frontiers product range is here!

Tuesday, 25th February 2020 10:34 am
Playdale is excited to announce the launch of our brand new stainless steel multi-play range, Frontiers! Designed for children aged 5 to teens, Frontiers breaks from the traditional play providing a new transparent play experience that is out of this world! These three new unique units (Nucleus, Origin and Horizon) are packed full of play […] Read more

Our 2020 catalogue, a gift from us to you!

Tuesday, 11th February 2020 11:30 am
Love is in the air, and there is no better day than today to launch our BRAND NEW 2020 catalogue! Available in a printed or virtual format and full of playground inspiration and brand new products! CLICK HERE to get your hands on a copy today. With love from us to you! 💕 Read more

Three things to consider when purchasing swings

Thursday, 16th January 2020 4:07 pm
From Ancient Greece to modern-day, swings have developed and taken on many different forms throughout the centuries. No matter the shape or material, swings have become one of the most recognisable features of a playground. This firm favourite is designed to include all ages and abilities and holds many fond memories for parents and grandparents […] Read more

School playground equipment for SEN

Wednesday, 6th November 2019 4:06 pm
The inclusion of SEN school playground equipment can have a positive impact and provide a sense of freedom for children with special educational needs (SEN). It combines structured and free play to improve social skills, promote self-confidence and provide sensory stimulation for all children. From a recent installation at Ganton School, Hull we received the […] Read more

What does quality mean to Playdale?

Wednesday, 6th November 2019 4:00 pm
Playdale is a global play provider making smiles in over 49 countries around the world! We are proud to be one of the few British owned manufacturing companies in the children’s outdoor playground equipment industry. From Emerging Exporter to the Board of Trade Award it’s great to be recognised for all the hard work and dedication […] Read more

School playground equipment ideas

Friday, 11th October 2019 11:04 am
It’s a well-known fact that as well as being fun, physical activity is not a break from learning, it’s also an investment in improving academic performance. In July 2019 the Department for Education (DfE) released a School Sport and Activity Action Plan to promote a joint approach to the physical activity and mental well-being of […] Read more

Playground Inspiration For Schools And Nurseries

Thursday, 12th September 2019 11:32 am
There’s nothing quite like the hustle and bustle of a new school year! Previously children tended to rely on hopscotches, skipping ropes and ball games to break away from the classroom. Playground equipment in schools is no longer restricted to playtime. Playground equipment forms an integral part of the school day and incorporating it into the […] Read more

Modular climbing frames for all

Monday, 12th August 2019 3:58 pm
The exciting and innovative design of multi-play towers is part of a new wave of imaginative playground equipment.  Multi-tower play units were originally introduced in the 1950s, since then they have transformed in their design and safety. The introduction of the modular multi-play tower has revolutionised the way we think about play equipment.  The innovations […] Read more

Inclusive playground design and products

Wednesday, 26th June 2019 4:52 pm
Play is for everyone and at Playdale we make sure that all children can enjoy our products together and make the most of their magical time at the playground.Our new video describes Playdale’s holistic approach to playground design and examples of what we term ‘inclusive play’. ‘Accessibility for all abilities’ Read more