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CLIP 6814

Playground designed with primary school pupils

Playground designed with primary school pupils
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Key Info
  • Playground designed with primary school pupils
  • Duration: 01:05
  • Adam Fleming meets the children who have been involved in the design of a new playground at Henley Park, Surrey. The Government has pledged ¬£235 million on new play equipment across the country and are involving children in the design process. The children are filmed using the playground equipment and explaining which features they are particularly enjoying now that the playground they helped to design is completed. This BBC News clip is published as part of BBC News Online and was first broadcast on 17 March 2009. Please note this clip is only available in Flash.
  • Subject:

    Literacy

       Topic:

    Report

  • Keywords: exercise, health, fitness, climbing, outdoors, opinions, playground, equipment, Government, Henley Park, Surrey, news, Newsround
Ideas for use in class
  • Pupils should use the ideas for playground provision captured in this report to stimulate ideas for their own playground design. In conjunction with other materials, including playground design catalogues, pupils should work in collaboration to design their own playground with aspects that appeal to toddlers, teenagers and parents. Pupils should then include their design within a non-chronological report that appeals to their audience and explains the key features of the park.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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