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Make The Daily Mile Even Easier!

Make The Daily Mile Even Easier!

Back in 2012, Elaine Wyllie developed The Daily Mile initiative whilst teaching at St Ninian’s Primary School. Her aim was to get pupils fitter and boost their concentration levels by running a mile around the […]

March 23rd, 2016|Blog|

Does Your Playground Reduce Bullying?

A recent study from New Zealand suggests that the design of a playground could have an impact on the levels of bullying reported within a school.

The study followed children aged between 6 – 9 years old in 16 schools over […]

June 14th, 2017|Blog|

Little Known Ways to Improve Your Nursery’s Garden

Little Known Ways to Improve Your Nursery’s Garden
An outdoor learning environment offers children experiences that are harder to provide in the same way indoors.  A garden filled with lots of opportunities can support health, stimulate risk-taking and sensory experiences. It’s […]

September 29th, 2016|Blog|

How We Spent Our Summer

How We Spent Our Summer
The summer holidays are our busiest time of year. Whilst the schools are quiet, it’s our turn to head into playgrounds and install our play surfacing.  Once again, our summer has been spent working on some really […]

September 7th, 2016|Blog|

Get Rid of Mud Once and For All!

Get Rid of Mud Once and For All!

The Problem with Mud in Playgrounds
Schools and nurseries with small playgrounds of mainly fields know all too well that mud can restrict play and outdoor learning. Even when it’s not raining, mud can […]

August 12th, 2016|Blog|

Teachers, Don’t Fundraise Until You’ve Read This!

Teachers, Don’t Fundraise Until You’ve Read This!
Fundraising is fantastic! It builds spirits, brings communities together and shows hard work pays off when you can afford what you’ve been fundraising for.

But, it can have the opposite effect, where no matter how […]

July 13th, 2016|Blog|

The Best Outdoor Play Articles of the Past Month

Teachers, Don’t Fundraise Until You’ve Read This!
We may be THE playground surfacing experts – but we are by no means outdoor play experts. In order to achieve such status, we keep well educated on our customer’s industry and study the […]

June 29th, 2016|Blog|

Six Outdoor Fundraising Ideas for Children

Six Outdoor Fundraising Ideas for Children
We understand that enhancing your school or nursery can be pricey. That’s why as part of our impeccable service, we’d like to help you with any additional fundraising that you may need towards your new […]

June 3rd, 2016|Blog|

The Best Kind of Surfacing for Trim Trails

The Best Kind of Surfacing for Trim Trails
Commonly found in school playgrounds,trim trails are fun obstacle courses that test children’s balance and coordination. However, many of these adventure trails are out of use due to inadequate surfacing underneath the play equipment.
What Surfacing […]

May 9th, 2016|Blog|

The Ultimate Guide To CFH (Critical Fall Height)

The Ultimate Guide To CFH (Critical Fall Height)
Critical Fall Height (CFH) only applies to playgrounds with play equipment and sometimes, a trim trail.

CFH is the height from which it is assessed that a surface will absorb the impact of a […]

April 3rd, 2016|Blog|

[Photos] Playground Surface Installations From The 1990’s

Playground Surface Installations From The 1990’s
Throughout the decades, we have been building an inspirational album full of the playground surfaces that we have installed at schools and nurseries across the UK.

We’re always proud of the work we install, no matter […]

March 21st, 2016|Blog|

The History of the Hopscotch

The History of the Hopscotch
It is believed that the Hopscotch was first recorded back in 1677. However, there are many theories to how the popular playground game came about. Some say the Romans invented the game in order to train […]

March 8th, 2016|Blog|

Teaching Road Safety in the Playground

Teaching Road Safety in the Playground
In 2014, it was reported that child casualties from road traffic accidents rose by 6.2% to 16,727, compared to 2013 in the UK.  To help prevent these horrific incidents, why not begin by teaching road […]

February 23rd, 2016|Blog|

Can Rubber Mulch Go Under Trees?

Can Rubber Mulch Go Under Trees?
Rubber mulch is well recognised as an alternative to wood bark chippings.  It’s an eco-friendly option for playground safety surfacing as it’s recycled from old truck tyres.  Unlike bark, it’s bonded together so that no […]

February 10th, 2016|Blog|

LOtC with Educational Safety Surfacing

LOtC with Educational Safety Surfacing

What is LOtC?
LOtC, (Learning Outside the Classroom) is exactly how it sounds – it’s about changing a pupil’s learning environment, keeping them motivated and introducing fresh educational values. Learning Outside the Classroom is an essential part […]

December 9th, 2015|Blog|

Wonderful Flooring Ideas For Playgrounds Of All Sizes

Wonderful Flooring Ideas For Playgrounds Of All Sizes
Established over 20 years ago, we have extensive expertise in installing safety surfacing. Therefore, we have built up a wealth of playground flooring ideas for areas of all shapes and sizes.

Wetpour rubber flooring […]

September 10th, 2015|Blog|

Top 10 Playground Games for Schools

Top 10 Playground Games for Schools
Playground games have been around for decades. Back in June, The Guardian claimed that the children in England are the least fit they have ever been.  Playground games are a fun and cost-effective way to […]

August 13th, 2015|Blog|

The 10 Advantages of Rubber Mulch

The 10 Advantages of Rubber Mulch
There are many advantages of rubber mulch as well as it being recognised as a rubber safety surface. Our rubber mulch, often known as resin mulch, is created from recycled truck tyres which have been […]

August 5th, 2015|Blog|

Another Happy Customer

“Just a quick note to say a big thank you to your team right from the first phone call to the laying of the surface, everyone has been so helpful and very kind and a pleasure to work with. We are very happy with the new surface and hope it gives many years of pleasure to many children who will be using it.”

Linda Grange, Roxburgh Children’s Centre, Kings Lynn

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