Design tender - invitation to quote17-01-2013Read more
Invitation to quote Forestry Commission Wales has secured funding to develop spaces to play at Coed Moel Famau (OS grid ref: SJ 173 613).
New research from the Policy Studies Institute (PSI) shows that children in Germany have much more freedom than those in England.
Play in schools articles 10-01-2013Read more
A number of articles about the importance of school playtime have featured in the media recently: The crucial role of recess in school In its first policy statement on playtime in school the American Academy of Pediatrics states that playtime is an essential part of a child’s school day and should be a ‘period of free, unstructured play’.
Benefits of getting dirty08-01-2013Read more
A new report by the National Wildlife Federation (in the USA) shows that being exposed to dirt and germs helps children lead healthier and happier lives.
CRB changes08-01-2013Read more
On 1 December 2012 the Criminal Records Bureau (CRB) merged with the Independent Safeguarding Authority (ISA) to form the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).