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Play Strategy Action Plan, 28/10/13 [S]

Advice and support to get families and communities out to play and help inspire a generation of active, healthy youngsters has been launched.

The Play Strategy Action Plan highlights the long term physical, social and educational benefits of inspiring youngsters to play. It includes commitments to:

  • Consider how to increase community access to school playgrounds
  • Work with councils to encourage new-build schools that are consistent with the ‘Good School Playground Guide'
  • Provide advice on how to make the most of available play spaces backed up with a £90,000 fund to help charities and play groups deliver play opportunities
  • Update the ParentZone website to give practical tips and ideas for families
  • Deliver the Professional development award in Strategic Planning for Play in five Scottish local authority areas.

For full details see the Scottish Government news release.

Further Information

Planning play time

Play Strategy Action Plan