Outside Comfort Zone Summer 2019

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Welcome to the Summer Edition of Outside Comfort Zone. In this edition, we have shared some ‘first look’ progress photos of a big project we are working on at Lexden Springs SEND School in Essex for Morgan Sindall. These photos haven’t been shared on any other platform so be sure to take a look. As you may or may not be aware, we have managed to secure exclusivity from Ali Deck who have designed and manufactured an exciting aluminium decking … Continue reading

Play & Learn Outside | May 2019 | Issue 1.5

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Welcome to the May edition of Play & Learn Outdoors. Spring has settled in and summer is on it’s way, so put the kettle on and have a quick read through the inspirational articles inside. In this issue we have listed some fantastic national dates coming up that your school can take part in, a host of outdoor learning ideas and it wouldn’t be an edition of P&LO without our popular fundraising ideas and tips. To view our latest newsletter, please see below or click here … Continue reading

Outside Comfort Zone – Spring 2019

It’s been a while since you last received an edition of OCZ and I can assure you, it’s been worth the wait. After our love with timber in the last issue, we have restored normal service with a good mix of installs and guidance to help you design and plan your next canopy installation. There is a bit of a ‘back to basics’ feel with this edition. It’s easy to lose sight of the core purpose of canopies as we … Continue reading

Play & Learn Outside | Issue 1.4

Welcome to the January edition of Play & Learn Outdoors. As the seasons change and a new year starts, our use of the outdoors for learning and play changes. In this issue we have some fantastic ideas on how to integrate outdoor learning into your daily school life. We also have some useful dates for your diary and it wouldn’t be an edition of P&LO without some advice on fundraising. To view our latest newsletter, please see below or click here to download and save a PDF version: … Continue reading

Play & Learn Outdoors Issue – 1.3

Welcome to the third issue of Play & Learn Outdoors of 2018. Your source of fun ideas to expand a safe learning environment for your school. Inside our latest issue you will find outdoor learning activity ideas, dates for your diary, fundraising ideas and much, much more! To view our latest newsletter, please see below or click here to download and save a PDF version: Play & Learn Outdoors | November 2018 In this month’s edition: Put the fun back into fundraising Making your outside space … Continue reading

Play & Learn Outdoors Issue – 1.2

Welcome to the second issue of Play & Learn Outdoors of 2018. Your source of outdoor learning ideas and fundraising inspiration. Inside you will find outdoor learning activity ideas, help with fundraising and much, much more! View the full newsletter below or click here to download a PDF version: Play & Learn Outdoors | June 2018 In this month’s edition: Help with fundraising Summer outdoor learning activities An introduction to Shade Man How nature can help with mindfulness A big difference for a … Continue reading

Play and Learn Outdoors – Issue 1.1

Welcome to the first issue of Play & Learn Outdoors of 2018. Your source of outdoor learning ideas and fundraising inspiration. Inside you will find helpful tips on assessing outdoor learning, planning outdoor science lessons and much, much more! Click here to read and download the full newsletter: Play & Learn Outdoors | February 2018 In this month’s edition: The big events of 2018 Help planning your fundraising calendar Outdoor inspiration Assessing progress in outdoor learning A big difference for … Continue reading

December School Newsletter

Welcome to the final 2017 edition of Play & Learn Outdoors. As Christmas rapidly approaches, thoughts don’t so much drift as dash towards the end of term and the Christmas holiday. To help you get there at a reasonable speed, this edition includes ideas on Christmas fundraising (we had to really!) and interesting thoughts on making the most of outdoor learning and activities during the Winter. We also cast an eye towards some useful events for the new year. We … Continue reading

October Newlsetter

Welcome to the Autumn edition of Play & Learn Outdoors. As the leaves, clocks and temperatures change, the use of outside space changes too. We are less concerned about the strength of the sun (although that can still be a factor) and more about protection from the rain and snow. With that in mind we have given you some thoughts on what to look for in a canopy that can give you effective year-round shelter. To make the most of … Continue reading

2017 Spring News

Welcome to our 2017 Spring Newsletter It seems Spring is on its way as the weather is starting to warm up nicely, although here at the Essex Head Office, we also seem to be experiencing April showers a little early! Nonetheless, the sun is shining and the warmer weather is well on its way. We have had some interesting installations the last couple of months including a bespoke adaptable canopy at a Lidl Distribution Centre in Walsall, West Midlands and x5 … Continue reading