Wellness Posts

Introducing the PlayClean Lite!

Wednesday, 19th August 2020 8:30 am
Our NEW PlayClean Lite is a fantastic addition to our playground sanitisation range. We now have two automatic, outdoor hand sanitiser stations to suit your playground needs and budgets. With hand sanitiser stations becoming the new norm in public outdoor spaces, many temporary stations have seen damage and vandalism, leading to significant cost implications for […] Read more

Helpful hints for working from home

Monday, 30th March 2020 2:29 pm
Working from home can be a challenge to both your physical and mental health. While some treat it a normal day in the office, for others, it can be a struggle to stay focused and productive. Below are some helpful hints to help you stay positive and productive whilst working from home.   Whether it’s […] Read more

Educational & fun resources to keep your children engaged whilst at home

Thursday, 2nd April 2020 11:14 am
Following Government guidelines primary and secondary schools are currently closed to help stop the outbreak of coronavirus. Schools are still providing pupils with work to help them keep on top of their education. There are also plenty of online and downloadable resources to help children keep learning whilst being at home. Here are six resources […] Read more

Playdale launching new company values

Friday, 1st November 2019 9:00 am
Phil Jackson once said ‘The strength of the team is each individual member. The strength of each member is the team.’ Teams made up of Playdale staff took part in a fun-filled afternoon full of tactical mind games, physical challenges and lots of laughs! The aim of this event was to bring all Playdale staff […] Read more

The long-lasting benefits of investing PE and Sport Premium funding

Friday, 10th July 2020 2:00 pm
Being active is absolutely vital for our children’s mental and physical health now more than ever. With the PE and Sport Premium funding stream continuing in 2021 and any unspent funds from 2020 being carried over there has never been a better time to consider the best ways to utilise this funding. How can this funding help schools? The […] Read more

Part of the Playdale family

Tuesday, 3rd July 2018 2:23 pm
Proud to be part of Playdale As a family run business, Playdale Playgrounds Ltd prides itself on creating exciting, innovative and challenging outdoor play equipment. This makes children smile all over the world. This year marks Playdale’s 40th birthday and we’d like to take this opportunity to show you why our employees are proud to […] 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

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

The Rise Of The Trim Trail

Friday, 20th January 2017 4:47 pm
You only have to read interviews with head teachers to realise how important trim trails for schools are. When head teachers are describing all of the positive aspects of their schools they mention teaching, reward systems, circle time, forest areas and that they have a trim trail in the playground. Having playground equipment that encourages […] Read more

Trim Trails For School

Monday, 19th September 2016 4:20 pm
To the untrained adult eye trim trails for schools appear to be a collection of wooden logs and bridges laid out to look like an obstacle course. Children on the other hand see challenges, adventures and hours of entertainment. Trim trails help children to develop physically, emotionally, socially and imaginatively. All children enjoy playing on […] Read more