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Exercise and academic performance

Being physically active is important for a child’s physical, mental and social development. Playground designers and consultants, Playrope, discuss the links between exercise and academic performance.

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Urban warrior

Bringing out the Urban Warrior

With today’s youth typically less active than in the past, WillPlay has launched the Urban Warrior range which is designed to appeal to students of all ages, encouraging physical activity and promoting greater core strength.

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A tailored approach to adventure

PGL Adventure Camps tailors its programs to best meet the desired outcomes of each school group and its teachers, offering a memorable experience that encourages students to step out of their comfort zones.

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Grants to encourage greater student wellbeing

With schools encouraging greater levels of learning in the outdoors, play and fitness supplier KOMPAN Australia says that playgrounds are increasingly being seen as multifunctional spaces that can be utilised outside of the traditional timeslots of recess and lunch. Read more

Urging students to get walking

Primary school students across Australia are encouraged to get walking as part of National Walk Safely to School Day, which aims to raise awareness of the health, road safety, transport and environmental benefits that regular walking can provide for the long term wellbeing of children. Read more

Kompan expands fitness range

Play and fitness equipment supplier, Kompan Australia, has launched an innovative new outdoor fitness bike, expanding its range of outdoor exercise equipment on offer for schools.

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