The Street Play project's vision is for every child to have the freedom to regularly play actively and independently in front of or near their own front door, contributing to a healthy lifestyle.
Play England is working with Playing Out, London Play and the University of Bristol to directly support communities and local authorities across the country, particularly in disadvantaged areas, to reactivate a culture of children playing out in the streets near where they live and embed this in local policy.
The project will:
Further information, advice and resources will be available here as the project progresses. To stay up to date about this and all the latest Play England news, join us on Facebook, and Twitter or sign up to receive the PlayToday e-zine.
Information for Residents
Playing Out will continue to support residents through providing resources and materials, guiding people on how to build support in their neighbourhood and creating ways for people to share their ideas and experiences. Anyone interested can contact Playing Out for help and advice and to join the national street play network.
If you are a resident interested in getting involved in Street Play in London, contact London Play who can advise you on Street Play in the capital.
Information for local authorities
If you work for a local authority that is interested in getting involved in Street Play, please contact Play England on firstname.lastname@example.org.
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