Play England http://www.playengland.org.uk
Play England’s website brings you the latest play information, conferences and events plus links that you’ll find helpful whether you are a member, a student or anyone else with a professional or academic interest in children’s play in England.
4Children is the national charity dedicated to creating opportunities and building futures for children.
Playground Fun www.playgroundfun.org.uk
Playground Fun aims to bring together traditional and modern playground and street games for children aged 7-9 and aims to encourage children to take part in physical activity through education.
This site from the British Standards Institution has information on how to build a safe playground and also lots of interactive educational games.
Playday is the biggest annual play celebration in the country. This website gives you plenty of information about the Playday and about the importance of play.
RoSPA (The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents) www.rospa.org.uk
The Play Safety site of RoSPA provides information and guidance on playground management and the safety of indoor and outdoor play areas.
School Councils www.schoolcouncils.org
School Councils UK helps schools to develop into caring communities, working with teachers and pupils in infant, primary, secondary and special schools.
Free Play Network www.freeplaynetwork.org.uk
The Free Play Network is a network of individuals and organisations, which aims to promote the need for better play opportunities for children.
Practical Funding for Schools www.practicalfunding.com
Practical Funding for Schools is a monthly newsletter that keeps the school fundraiser up-to-date with all the extra funding sources available.
Play Wales www.chwaraecymru.org.uk
Play Wales/Chwarae Cymru is the national organisation for children’s play in Wales; an independent charity funded by the Welsh Assembly Government (available in English and Welsh).
Play Scotland www.playscotland.org
Play Scotland is the lead organisation promoting the importance of play in the development of all Scottish children and young people.
Playboard Northern Ireland www.playboard.org
PlayBoard is the lead agency for children’s play in Northern Ireland, working to improve the quality of children’s lives by increasing their opportunity to play.