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11-18 Secondary School Play - Ideas and Inspiration for adolescent play
The third report in our series about play in secondary schools highlights the varied opportunities for play - prepare to be inspired!
11-18 Secondary School play - The value of play in secondary schools
The first report of our play in Secondary Schools research.
11-18 Secondary School Play - views and voices from Scottish schools
The second in the series of reports looking at the value of play for adolescents in secondary schools.
A follow up national survey of breaktimes in primary and secondary schools
Research into breaktimes in primary and secondary schools and the changes over the last 10 years. Concludes that despite positive opinions from pupils regarding breaktime they have been reducing in... Read more...
An evaluation of Natural Play Project
This report describes how 8 Scottish schools transformed boring asphalt and ‘green desert’ playgrounds into natural play spaces with mounds and dips, tunnels and caves, straw bales and branches... Read more...
An evaluation of the Supergrounds Programme
Evaluation of a 6 year programme working with 895 schools to help them develop their grounds. This demonstrates the immense potential of even small scale developments of school grounds in improving... Read more...
An evaluation of Woodland Play Project
Around 10% of the UK’s schools have woodland in or next to their playground. In most cases, the woods are out of bounds for lunch time play. This report describes how 6 Scottish schools are now... Read more...
Childhood & Nature: A survey on changing relationships with nature across generations
Research into changes in contact with nature and freedom to play unsupervised in natural areas between today’s children and their parents. Concludes that children today spend less time playing in... Read more...
Children's Environmental Learning and the Use, Design and Management of Schoolgrounds
Review of literature and results of 3 year research into the importance of school grounds as sites for play and environmental learning in 5 Australian primary schools it looked at the importance of... Read more...
Children’s Risky Play from an Evolutionary Perspective: The Anti-Phobic Effects of Thrilling Experiences
This article looks at the importance of risky play from a theoretical perspective.