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10 Benefits of Outdoor Play Every School Needs to Know

10 Benefits of Outdoor Play Every School Needs to Know

The importance of outdoor play for children is critical. It can lead to enhanced academic performance and a healthier lifestyle. Why Is Outdoor Play Important? Outdoor play enhances almost all aspects of physical health, from bone health to circulation, to eye health,...

8 Practical Ways To Use Shade Sails In Your School

8 Practical Ways To Use Shade Sails In Your School

Shade sails, also known as tensile fabric canopies, are a blessing that every school needs. Whether you've heard of a shade sail before or not, you will have seen one. But do you have one in your school? If you don't, you're missing out on an opportunity to provide...

Should Schools Choose A Wall-mounted Or Freestanding Canopy?

Should Schools Choose A Wall-mounted Or Freestanding Canopy?

Deciding between a wall-mounted or freestanding canopy for your school is easy when you make the considerations listed here. Installing a canopy at your school is an excellent idea that you won’t regret. But there are some considerations you will need to make to...

School Entrance Canopy Options

School Entrance Canopy Options

It’s true, first impressions count and what better way to make the best impression than with an entrance canopy. Find out what design, colour or material options are available for your school canopy. School entrance canopies can instantly improve the look of your...

How To Keep Children Safe From The Sun At School

How To Keep Children Safe From The Sun At School

There's a major conflict when it comes to sun exposure at schools. On the one hand, children need to get outdoors into the sunshine for optimal health, there are plenty of studies that show how children need to have more time outdoors and how it improves academic...

7 Benefits Of Eating Alfresco During School Lunchtimes

7 Benefits Of Eating Alfresco During School Lunchtimes

We all know that eating alfresco is good for you. But did you realise how good? Eating 'alfresco' isn't just good for the senses; it's excellent for your mood and your physical and mental health. Furthermore, it promotes relaxation and even helps food to taste...

How Can Schools Use Canopies For Social Distancing?

How Can Schools Use Canopies For Social Distancing?

Social distancing canopies create an extra outdoor covered space that supports your social distancing efforts in schools. Like it or not, social distancing is an important aspect of school life now and probably for the long term. The government’s coronavirus...

Three Of The Best Outdoor Dining Canopy Ideas for Schools

Three Of The Best Outdoor Dining Canopy Ideas for Schools

Encouraging staff and children to enjoy outdoor dining creates a healthy environment. And outdoor dining canopies give schools plenty of ways to encourage alfresco dining.   According to Sunderland Clinical Exercise Physiologist Dr Paul Innerd, outdoor...