A Tale of Two Playgrounds …

Out to Play ran in summer 2021 in two fantastic Glasgow Southside Schools: St. Albert’s and Pollokshields Primary.  The two nearby schools had vastly different playgrounds, St. Albert’s has a bigger expanse of areas to choose from and lots of ‘wild’ nature areas.  Pollokshields had two more compact,  mainly concrete playgrounds, however the school had […]

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All the more reason for going Out to Play

In the summer of 2020 the clouds parted for a brief moment to allow for Eco Drama to work with two primary schools for Out to Play CPD. In a time of uncertainty, due to Covid-19, we came together (safely of course) with staff from St Anne’s and St Albert’s Primary schools in Glasgow. We […]

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Out of Lockdown and Out to Play at East Park School!

The year 2020 has undoubtedly been one of the most challenging and unsettling years in many of our lives.  These times have impacted everyone but also had a significant impact on young people, especially those who live with learning difficulties, disability or life-limiting medical conditions.  In this blog, I’d like to share some positive and […]

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3 Steps to Making Your Own Creative Playground Adventures

As a new year begins, another journey with brave Glasgow explorers comes to an end. What amazing residencies I’ve had at St Joseph’s and Riverbank Primary schools. I’ve met so many amazing young people and teachers, and it’s been a privilege to take them outside for experiments in creativity and nature connection. I’ve learnt heaps, […]

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