ISGA Member Retreat (2021)

This is the ISGA Member retreat, directly after the International School Grounds Conference in Stirling, September 2020.The retreat is in Pitlochry

Live Festive Nature Craft Along

Are you looking for that perfect pre-festive break activity for your class? Perhaps you’re a parent who wants to keep the children busy whilst also spreading festive cheer? Join us on 15th [...]

The value of play – further reading

Find out about the amazing natural school playgrounds of Berlin in these case studies and this short film. This TESS feature highlights a range of reasons and organisations behind a Scottish [...]

Post Viewing

The quiz below will help you reflect on the video above – what your thoughts are, how you feel about facilitating play such as this and how you could start to implement it in your school.

Video: Why play in school?

You may find it helpful to read the questions below first and then to make notes as you watch the film.   How does play in the film clip differ from the kind of play that children in your [...]

Your personal memories

Take a few minutes to think about your favourite childhood play memories. Think about where you played, who you played with and what activities happened. This should be from your earliest [...]