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The Campaign seeks to show that life is best approached in a spirit of exploration, adventure and enterprise; to influence and better inform attitudes towards risk; to build wider recognition that chance, unforeseen circumstances and uncertainty are inescapable features of life and that absolute safety is unachievable; and to demonstrate that sensible education and preparation enable an appropriate balance to be achieved between risk & safety and achievement & opportunity.

For playground to be playgrounds, risks must be present..
Friday, 01 June 2018

 Mayors, Councillors - Health & Safety Warning from Outdoor Adventure Week, 2018 OAW2018:

More risk is needed for play to be play and education to be education....

Join The Great Adventure - a collaborative celebration of risk and adventure in 2019: OAW2019

https://playgroundology.wordpress.com/2018/05/29/open-letter-to-mayors-and-councillors/?platform=hootsuite

 
Life is fraught with danger.
Thursday, 05 April 2018

 Life is fraught with danger. School playgrounds should be too

The primary school encouraging children to play with saws and bricks deserves applause – shielding kids from risk helps no one
 
Risk is a part of life, and schools are very much in the business of preparing children for life – not just as scholars but as human beings, citizens and custodians of the world. So news that a primary school in Essex has introduced bricks and saws into its playground to help children understand risk should be celebrated, not condemned.

(Tom Bennett is a teacher, and the Department for Education's independent adviser on behaviour in schools. He is also the founder of researchED, a teacher-led organisation working to improve the use of evidence in education)
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