Cranfield C of E Academy Gets A Canopy

Cranfield C of E Academy has recently had a new school canopy installed at their site. There was a new school built in September 2016, but they lacked the cover that can be essential in hot weather, especially in hot weather like the UK has experienced this year. Therefore, the school contacted us to supply them with a canopy. Originally, the school’s leadership team were interested in the Shade Sails for the area. However, after consultation, explanation of the benefits … Continue reading

How To Keep Children Safe In Hot Weather

The summer term is almost half-way through and the recent May Bank Holiday has proven to be one of the hottest. With this in mind, there are warnings about staying out in the sun for too long and the dangers associated with too much sun. The problem is, that there’s a lot of evidence to demonstrate that outdoor play is beneficial for children’s development. So what can you do? How can you manage the risks and also allow children time … Continue reading

Active Play for Happier, Healthier Children

As an adult we often look at children and wonder where they get all their energy from as they never seem to sit still! But these days, it seems more and more apparent that young children, even those at pre-school age, are becoming more inactive as they gain more interest in the television and games and videos on phones and tablets. We all know that active play can have a big positive impact on children’s fitness and weight, but it … Continue reading

Bramford Pre-school Playgroup Celebrates their New Canopy

Pupils at Bramford Pre-School Playgroup in Ipswich, Suffolk now have a sheltered outdoor playing area that will allow them to play and learn outside all year round thanks to the installation of a new wall mounted canopy. The canopy supplied by Able Canopies was funded by a grant from Early Years at Suffolk County Council and an Easter fundraising event at the pre-school which included a raffle, with prizes donated by local businesses, and a visit from the Easter bunny … Continue reading

Little Clacton Pre-school enjoy story time in their new “home corner”

Little Clacton Pre-school have been enjoying the latest addition to their new building, situated on the grounds of Engaines Primary School. The pre-school had a new building constructed last summer and recently added to their development with the installation of a new canopy. The all new canopy was supplied by the canopy experts, Able Canopies which gives the children an outdoor area where they can play and learn whilst keeping covered from the sun and rain. Able Canopies managing director … Continue reading

Early Learners Day Nursery Enjoy Learning Outdoors

The children and staff at Early Learners Day Nursery have been enjoying their colourful new canopy. The nursery in Central Croydon which offers an exceptionally high standard of childcare and education and has just had a canopy installed by canopy experts Able Canopies. The staff at the nursery wanted to enhance the children’s ability to learn and play outdoors all year round. They are currently the only nursery in the nearby area with a canopy installed, and the staff have … Continue reading

Child’s Play Day Nursery – Enjoy the outdoors, whatever the weather!

Child’s Play Day Nursery are thrilled with their new canopies from schools specialists Able Canopies. Come rain or shine in Dewsbury, the children and staff of Child’s Play Day Nursery can enjoy the outdoors. They’re celebrating the completed installation of four different canopies that have opened so many doors, literally, for the children to enjoy. The daytime nursery that has been running for nearly ten years invested in one free-standing and three wall-mounted canopies in order to extend the three units … Continue reading

Stone Primary pupils can now play and learn come rain or shine!

Children celebrate the installation of new outdoor learning and play canopies Like all children, the pupils of St Michaels First School in Stone, Staffordshire are full of energy and like to be outside letting off steam. This year, primary schools nationwide have received a directive from Ofsted outlining the need to provide daily outdoor learning and play throughout the year for all ages. Unfortunately the weather isn’t always on the side of the teachers – sometimes too wet, too windy … Continue reading

Children of Icknield Infant and Nursery School Enjoy Learning In The Outdoors

Pupils and staff of Icknield Infant and Nursery School are celebrating the installation of their colourful new canopy. Icknield Infant and Nursery School in Letchworth provides a happy learning environment for children aged three to seven. “Ofsted reported that the children of our school ‘love learning’. Outdoor activities play a big part in this and with our new canopy the children can enjoy them all year round.” Full of up to date resources, all used to make learning fun and creative, … Continue reading

Outdoor play is always on as Potton’s brand new Pre-school goes under cover.

After 45 years of taking care of generations of local children, Potton Pre-School has moved to brand new purpose-built premises on the Potton Lower School site – with a colourful addition that will enable the children to play outside come rain, snow or shine. The purpose-built canopy from schools specialist Able Canopies will enable the children to get fresh air whatever the weather, as Potton Pre-School Chairwoman Anna Adnitt explains: “We are thrilled with the new building, and we felt … Continue reading