Resources For Teachers

Finding Funding

Posted on January 7th, 2014 find funding

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


Playground Safety Surfacing

Posted on November 28th, 2012 wetpour safety surface

The standard Play Bark has fallen out of favour in recent times with the constant need to replenish the levels and the less attractive fact that animals can use it for a litter tray. In spite of this it still remains one of the cheapest ways to provide protection against falling. Rubber Mulch can be … Continued


Canopies

Posted on November 27th, 2012 Canopy

PMD Canopies are a stylish and effective method of getting under cover from the wintery weather, they will also provide shelter in our occasional summer sun. There are a number of canopy styles, shapes and sizes to choose from such as a triangular, square or rectangular shaped canopy. Please contact us for more information.


PMD Climbing Frames

Posted on November 26th, 2012 Climbing Frames

Playground Markings Direct climbing frames are an excellent use of playground space. Climbing frames help the children to further develop their balance and strength while still being lots of fun.  We have various types of climbing frame designed specifically for toddlers and juniors. Children’s climbing frames incorporate platforms, events and links of varying difficulty and … Continued


Enough about outdoors, what about indoors!

Posted on August 8th, 2012 Enough about outdoors, what about indoors!

Although our favourite subject is outdoor playground equipment and all things playgrounds! We also appreciate that not all your time can be spent outside so we also offer a great range of indoor products that enhance school life!  With the end of the summer holidays not too far in the distance, why not get prepared … Continued


Playground markings help children develop their skills

Posted on May 29th, 2012 Playground Markings

Playtime for children involves inspiration, interaction and education. Playing also helps children to be physically fit which they cannot otherwise attain by sitting in a classroom. In order to remain fit and healthy, most of us exercise on a daily basis and the same goes for children. If they do not exercise or play regularly, … Continued


Multiplication Table 10 x 10 Print Out

Posted on November 23rd, 2011 playground equipment

Here you can download a printable version of a 10 x 10 multiplication table that you can use to print out and hand to all of your kids as a resource to help them with their maths skills.


How a Trim Trail can enhance your Health Curriculum.

Posted on October 14th, 2011 playground equipment trim trail

Getting new playground equipment like trim trails can be a project that all the school can get involved in. Playground markings direct can help you design bespoke markings and trim trail


Enhance your Playground without too much effort – or finance!

Posted on October 10th, 2011 playground equipment

When budgets area tight it can be difficult getting funding for new playground equipment but there are other options that cost a lot less and can brighten up your school yard


How a Trim Trail could solve playground issues in your School.

Posted on September 21st, 2011 playground equipment trim trail

Innovative playground equipment such as a trim trail can help children feel more confident in schools and help them develop socially and academically.