Play England

Play England works with national partners and other organisations with shared aims to raise awareness about the importance of play. They influence policy changes to protect and promote play, and encourage everyone who has an impact on the lives of children and young people to recognise and plan for children’s play. Play England provides robust guidance and a wealth of ides for promoting play in schools and other settings.


Why playing matters and what we can all do about it


Play Wales has published a user-friendly guide for parents and settings to encourage active play. The guide provides compelling evidence about the importance of playing outside and having contact with nature for all children and their families. It also provides advice for parents about encouraging them to play outside with confidence.


Why play matters and what we can do about it