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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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Inclusive play: Spaces for all

Inclusive play: Spaces for all

Dedicated to creating playgrounds with universal designs that support equality in play, KOMPAN Australia has released a new publication that highlights the importance of inclusive play and provides guidelines on creating spaces for all.

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Playground grants awarded

KOMPAN Australia has announced the winners of its 2019 Matched Funding Grant Program, which required entrants to brainstorm and detail their dream play or fitness space and explain the impact it would have on the students and wider school community.

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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

Playing to learn

Playground designer at a_space, Jessica Mew, says the school playground is an extension of a child’s learning at school, encouraging them to build confidence and manage risk.

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