The Rookeries School, Pontefract

In 2020, the Pontefract Academies Trust decided to make a significant investment within the outdoor provision for EYFS at The Rookeries School. This was to help cater for more children as the school expanded to a one and half form entry.


Halfpenny Lane School, Pontefract

Halfpenny Lane School, West Yorkshire contacted ESP Play to help them develop their outdoor area to help encourage independent and inquisitive learning, with a huge emphasis on developing children's confidence and self-esteem.


Beckfoot Phoenix School, Keighley

During the summer of 2019, we were commissioned by Phoenix Beckfoot School in Keighley to transform their outdoor spaces into a fun, challenging and educational environments for their pupils. This was a complete transformation over a 6 week period.

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Great Yarmouth Primary Academy - Yarmouth

During the summer of 2016 we transformed a once run-down and drab play area into an exciting and vibrant place for play and learning. The transformation has turned the space into a fun area where children can enjoy their break time, allowing them to return to the classroom more focussed and ready to learn.

Gorton Primary School

Gorton Primary School wanted to create an outdoor area that matched the standard and ambition of the school buildings. It aimed to provide, from the outset, a safe, inclusive outdoor space that provided a wide range of opportunities for play, learning and sports and which consisted of high standard equipment that would endure.

Westbourne Primary School - Bradford

Check out one of our playground transformations from the summer, Westbourne Primary School, Bradford, completed in the summer holidays, they now have natural looking outdoor play equipment creating a fun and exciting EYFS play area - this outdoor provision now delivers all the key outdoor learning goals. Problem solving, communication and language development and much more!

Long Lee Primary School - Bradford

This outstanding playground at Long Lee Primary School now provides an outdoor provision that is set up and ready to use every day. It includes elements of our Wild Wood equipment, various playground surfacing, including block paving and artificial grass to give it an evergreen look all year round.

Warren Primary School - Nottingham

The playground at Warren Primary School has been transformed into a fantastic little learning oasis. We removed old Wetpour surfacing and replaced it with artificial grass and installed new seating areas. In addition, we included various climbing equipment and den and mark making areas too.

Ivy Road Primary School - Gateshead

At Ivy Road Primary School, we transformed an unused area of grass at the school into a challenging bespoke play tower. It has been designed to challenge key skills, such as grip, balance, crawling and role-play.

Rainbow Forge Primary School - Sheffield

At Rainbow Forge Primary School, we installed this challenging and exciting FreeFlow trim trail package, with bonded rubber mulch safety surfacing and some additional playground markings to brighten up a bland tarmac playground. We had to meet the needs of both Key Stage 1 and 2 children, which our unique modular design does really well.

Collingwood Primary School - North Shields

We replaced a dated Wetpour surfacing at Collingwood Primary School with an artificial grass surfacing and a challenging FreeFlow package, which was designed to challenge the needs of all children at the school. Our modular, unique trim trail was the perfect solution, allowing a large number of children to play, without frustrating queues forming.

Glapton Primary Academy - Nottingham

The areas at Glapton Academy was predominantly grassed and relied on teachers setting up equipment and putting it away on a daily basis. We have transformed this area to create block-paving roadway, playground shelters and other role-play activities and various textured surfacing.

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Jubilee Primary Academy - Nottingham

The schools EYFS team had some very specific ideas and shared a wish list of needs. The school really liked a lot of the standard EYFS products ESP have available such as the Construction Zone, the Block Paving Roadway, Wild Wood and the Magnetic Water Wall.

Thurlstone Primary School - Sheffield

At Thurlstone Primary, it was really important that the school got this right and made the impact they required. The Headteacher also emphasised she needed a reliable contractor that she could trust to do a high quality and long lasting project.

Waverley Primary School - Newcastle

We were invited into Waverley Primary School in Newcastle to discuss a range of playground surfacing requirements. The existing Wetpour surface covered a huge area and had become very slippy and costly to maintain.

Edna G Olds Academy - Nottingham

At Edna G Olds Academy, the primary focus is upon exceptional teaching and learning provision ensures that pupils will flourish and get to realise their potential. The school ethos promotes high personal, social and moral values, independence, self-discipline and resilience.

Western House Academy - Slough

The redevelopment of Western House Academy’s reception playground took place as planned, on schedule and without disruption to the school. The new design has transformed the outdoor area.