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Finding Funding

Finding Funding

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Most teachers agree that outdoor play is very important in a child’s development, both physically and socially. Quite often, due to budget restraints, it’s not always possible to have the playground they dream of! With the school budget now being stretched so thinly, it’s a real battle and sadly, some schools really do have a … Continued

Let’s Have a Happy 2014

Let’s Have a Happy 2014

Anti Bullying

Wouldn’t it be nice to have a playground where all the children were happy and there was no bullying? Where children would look out for other children and there would be no-one excluded? Impossible you might think with all those different personalities! But here at Playground Markings and Development, we have observed a marked improvement … Continued

Heading In The Right Direction

Heading In The Right Direction

child obesity

For the first time in six years, reports show there has been a reduction in child obesity. The report showed that 33.3% of pupils in year 6 (aged 10-11) were overweight or obese in 2012-13, compared with 33.9% the previous year. The percentage is still higher than in 2006-07 (31.6%). Although there is still a … Continued

Playground Equipment New Products

Playground Equipment New Products

Sidney Snail Springer

We have added new products to our playground markings and playground equipment ranges. Click the links below to view the new products.   Duck Print Playground Marking One Way Sign Playground Marking Bicycle Playground Marking Cecil Caterpillar Springer Sidney Snail Springer Lily Ladybird Springer Betty Bee Springer  

Playground Markings Direct Feedback Forms

Playground Markings Direct Feedback Forms

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Here at playground Markings Direct we are always looking for ways to improve our service. We have recently added a digital feedback form to our website. We want to hear about your experiences with PMD. Please go to: http://www.playgroundmarkingsdirect.co.uk/about-us/feedback-form/   You can also download a copy of the form at: http://www.playgroundmarkingsdirect.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/feedbackform.pdf We will also be … Continued

Funding Application Guidelines

Funding Application Guidelines

Funding

Funding Application Guidelines We have put some information together to try and help people when they are considering how to fund possible school playground projects. We hope it may be of some help. Always thoroughly read the guidelines and instructions thoroughly Make sure to answer all questions concisely in clear handwriting Be sure to demonstrate … Continued

Millfield School Wetpour

Millfield School Wetpour

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Millfield School receive a wetpour surface for their new gym area above the swimming pool arena – Millfield School has been evolving since 1935 when it was founded by RJO Meyer affectionately referred to as ‘Boss’. Meyer’s philosophy was, “…to nurture talent by providing the very best facilities, teaching, coaching and opportunities in which young … Continued

Rocklands School Trim Trail is ready for Action!

Rocklands School Trim Trail is ready for Action!

Rocklands school trim trail

Rocklands School is a Special State School in Lichfield and a proud recipient of a new PMD Trim Trail. Developing play is an important part of learning and Rocklands School apppreciate this fact, pushing there outdoor activities with the addition of this new playground equipment. Trim Trail is a must for schools these days as … Continued