It is proven to be effective in creating lasting improvements in the quality of play in schools!
Developed by local government school improvement service, tested for six years, independently evaluated by two universities, report published by National Children’s Bureau, cited to the Select Committee for Education as best practice.
Want better play? Tried the trim trail, the dinner lady training, the play buddies and the skipping workshop? Now try something proven to be highly effective in making outdoor play and learning in schools much much better!
The OPAL Outdoor Play and Learning programme was developed by the school improvement service of South Gloucestershire Council, tested in over 70 schools, and is the only play in schools programme to have an independent evaluation published by the National Children’s Bureau.
It is proven to be effective in creating lasting improvements in the quality of play in schools leading to:
The OPAL programme includes:
In 2011 South Gloucestershire Council transferred sole rights to offer The OPAL Outdoor Play and Learning Programme to the OPAL Community Interest Company.
Step 1. Find out more at www.outdoorplayandlearning.org.uk and Facebook OPAL CIC
Step 3. Book a free initial meeting