Category: News

HSE: Children’s Play and Leisure – Promoting a Balanced Approach

At a GfL / Play Scotland event in Edinburgh today, Allison Spears from HSE in Scotland presented HSE’s High Level Statement on Play and Risk, which recognises the benefits of allowing children and young people of all ages and abilities to have challenging play opportunities.

Ski trip death ‘devastates’ school

A 13-year-old British girl has died during a school ski trip after falling from a chairlift at the resort of Claviere in Italy, a local police spokesman has said. The principal of the Middlesex academy said staff and pupils are “devastated”.

Study Tour to the school playgrounds of Berlin

Berlin probably has the most amazing school playgrounds anywhere, driven by a strong belief in the importance of good external environments for children’s wellbeing and learning.

Vehicles you can drive

This tool tells you if you’re old enough to or have the right kind of driving licence to drive different kinds of vehicle.

Calendonian Mercury: The Snow Must Go On

That wintry Saturday, the snowy corrie that arcs down from Church Door Buttress into Glencoe looked fantastic. The sky was a perfect light blue, the type which mountaineers look at in wonder. The distinctly alpine-like feel of this place would make anyone feel on top of the world. But in the early afternoon, a small movement triggered a giant slab of snow to crack…