Hyde school kids inspired by all-year outdoor PE

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Outdoor PE all year round is now a reality at a primary school in Greater Manchester since installing an all-weather sports pitch.

Oakfield Primary School in Hyde wanted to improve their outdoor play provision, particularly giving their children greater opportunity to play a range of sports in a designated area away from the main playground.

They appointed Farnborough-based Fawns Recreational Services Ltd to install a 20m x 12m Multi-Use Games Area (MUGA) with a polymeric surface.

The new court has allowed the school to run PE lessons outdoor all year round and has reduced pressure on the playground during break and lunchtimes, with the ball court being used for free play and curriculum activities.

Fawns, which supplies inspirational play for parks, schools & nurseries, turned to sports fencing expert Zaun for the MUGA fencing.

The MUGA incorporates Zaun’s Duo6 and Duo8 twin wire fencing range, with recessed goals hiding exits from the ends and basketball posts, backboards and hoops at either end above the goals.

Clamp bar covering panel ends ensures a safe playing surface with no sharp edges.

Zaun is one of the United Kingdom’s largest manufacturers of rigid welded mesh fencing systems. Ranging from low-level profile mesh fencing to high-security perimeter security fencing. Our range of products is suitable for various sectors, from schools, playgrounds and parks to prisons, military bases and mental health units and everything in between. Fencing available manufactured to ROSPA standards for schools and playgrounds to CPNI approval and LPS1175 SR1 through SR4 rated fencing systems.

Outdoor PE is now a reality

About Zaun

Zaun Limited is the sole remaining manufacturer of welded and woven mesh fencing systems that manufactures the entire system in the UK.  Zaun makes the mesh, fencing panels, posts, clamp bars and fixings at its state-of-the-art five-acre production facility in Wolverhampton in the West Midlands.  Products have been tested and approved by testing organisations including CPNI, LPCB and Secured by Design.

Zaun works very closely with all stakeholders within the business including employees, local, national and international suppliers and a long-established customer base of fencing contractors to design, manufacture and supply high-quality fencing systems, increasingly often providing expertise in integrating PIDs and other systems into holistic security solutions.

Zaun was founded in 1996 and remains a private company solely owned by co-founder Alastair Henman with a regional office in Dubai.  It manufactures to ISO 9001 standards. It is also a member of the Perimeter Security Suppliers’ Association (PSSA), of which Alastair Henman is a director.

Zaun is a proud British manufacturer and founder member of the Made in Britain campaign, a key player in the UK fencing market and one of the fastest-growing companies in an increasingly competitive industry.

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