Synthetic Turf Management pride ourselves on our Education and Play in Colour (EPIC) projects for school playgrounds. An EPIC playground surface is made from state-of-the-art high quality turf available in a variety of colours and can be designed to the schools’ preference. In the past some schools have even opted for their logos included on the surface, sea world themes and phonetics. Linthorpe chose an attractive turf design with educational features (see below) and fun equipment for students.
The primary school may have been restricted before in the safe play that they could offer pupils, however now as we have just completed their unique and remarkable installation of an EPIC playground surface, February 2015, they no longer have this obstacle.
EPIC playgrounds have a number of qualities which Linthorpe pupils could benefit from and that is exactly why they chose us to install their new playground surface; some of these benefits are listed throughout this news story:
A soft landing therefore pupils can explore without the boundaries and become further independent individuals.
Imagine trying to mow over this! Well no need, the turf resembles grass but without the maintenance.
A world of imagination to use all year round
Our targets are very popular in primary schools as they are often used as part of PE sessions
Ladybird designs add colour and can help open up the imaginations of younger children
The piece of equipment allowed students to practice their balancing skills and teamwork if they are to practice together
The finished project looked sensational and really made the primary school stand-out, not only did it look good but the benefits that an EPIC playground surface have on the development and education of primary school students are amazing. These Playgrounds are often used to develop visual and sensory stimulation for SEN students, activity for physical education, safe play for all students and Linthorpe Primary even chose to add a number line to take maths outdoors.
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Bringing indoor learning outside is something that the Department of Education wants to see more of and that is exactly what this primary school has done in order to be proactive and take the next step in education for students.
“These (school grounds) areas are a rich multi-faceted, learning resource on the doorstep. They offer excellent opportunities for both formal and informal learning and play”.
-Department for Education