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School Fencing

School Fencing

Zaun has a wide variety of fencing solutions ideal for schools, from boundary demarcation and security fencing for safeguarding to playground fencing, MUGAs and sports fencing.

Zaun’s mesh fencing and railing systems have been used to keep children safe and protect school assets in many schools around the UK and Europe. Zaun’s in-house design and manufacturing capabilities ensures that we can also manufacture bespoke architectural or security solutions to suit most applications.

From nurseries, KS1 and KS2 all the way through to secondary schools, colleges and universities, Zaun has solutions to suit all.

Fencing Systems for Schools

Research increasingly points to the positive impact well designed environments can have on children’s and students’ learning and wellbeing. But they also have to keep pupils safe.

With the success of the London 2012 Olympics, and the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games, popularity in sports and leisure has been on the up, encouraging more and more children to take up new sports with the improvements on synthetic turf and pitches, making the play areas not only safer, but lower maintenance and greater improvements of playability. Zaun has been no different with our continual investment in developing new products in the education and school fencing arena and enhancing existing products that improve playability, security and safety for children to play sports. Zaun has developed fencing and sporting solutions for a wide range of sports ranging from football, basketball and hockey to tennis, baseball and cricket.

Zaun is top of the class when it comes to school fencing

For the schools and education industry safeguarding children has become of paramount importance. Zaun has recognised this with a range of railings developed specifically for playground use, with finger trap guards and slow closing gates, SR1 rated perimeter mesh fencing designed and tested to Secured By Design standards to ensure children are safe from potential intruders. Zaun’s range of perimeter fences range from ornate fences and gates to high security mesh fencing. All of Zaun’s school fencing can be provided with access control and other detection systems. Zaun has both the experience and expertise in regularly providing schools, nurseries, child care centres, colleges and universities with both high quality sports and security fencing.


Sports MUGA Fencing

Zaun have always been known within the sports world as one to pioneers in the UK to changing the way that sports pitches were designed. Zaun’s innovative designs and creations at the beginning are still being used today. Zaun has actively been moving the industry away from traditional chain link sports pitches to much more rigid and suitable welded mesh fencing systems which a more commonly used today.

The Zaun welded mesh fencing systems are used to play a huge variety of sports, providing users with improved game play experiences and site owners with a sports area that lasts with minimum mainenance, making them ideal for use on Multi Use Games Areas (MUGAs)


Zaun provide a range of perimeter fencing systems which have been independently tested and approved by leading industry bodies BRE for LPS1175 and the Police Preferred Specification scheme Secured By Design.

Typically for a school an SR1 (A1) type fencing system would be most suitable, keeping the school safe and secure, whilst still visually appealling without making the fencing look too imposing. But perimeter security fencing should be specified by the threat to the site and delay required.

Fencing Systems for Safeguarding

It is important that a school is as safe and secure as possible with effective access control measures in place to ensure the movement of people and vehicles is effectively managed and restricted, ensuring the risks to the school are minimised.

Unfortunately a school can attact a range on unwanted guests, from vandals and thieves to other potential intruders. If the access to the site is not adequetly managed, people and valuables are at risk. It is important for gates to be properly locked and monitored with access control measures or an adequete locking system. Access point require a clear and direct path the the main reception for visitors with the number of access point kept to a minimum so that visitor movement can be controlled.


Playgrounds are an important area for school education, enabling children to play and learn outdoors safely and securely without the risk of accidents occuring. All Zaun playground fencing is manufactured to BS1722 and EN1176 and RoSPA guidelines – ensuring the are no sharp edges or finger traps for potential accidents.

All our playground fencing is a minimum of 1.0m high and supplied with slow closing gates in accordance to EN 1176 to avoid trapping.


Fencing Systems for School Playgrounds

Latest Fencing News for Schools

Centre of Excellence Upgrade Sports Facilities

Swanmore College of Technology has upgraded their sports pitches to a brand new state-of-the-art third generation artificial grass football pitch and sports fencing. The college began work on the site back in September 2019, and the installation of the pitch’s high-quality fencing was the finishing touch required for it to open for student use. Swanmore

Upgraded Cumbria School Benefits from British Made Fencing

St John Henry Newman Catholic School in Carlisle, Cumbria, recently benefited from the successful installation of Zaun’s Duo6 perimeter fencing system and gates by Middleton Forge. The popular secondary school for students aged 11-18, it was of utmost importance that St John Henry Newman had a secure fencing and gate solution in place for the

Introducing Zaun’s NEW Slow Closing Playground Gate

Slow closing gates are an important safety feature in all situations, but when it comes to children’s playgrounds they are absolutely vital. Children can easily get carried away when they’re playing, and this can be extremely dangerous if they are close to roads, water, or other hazards. That’s why we’ve launched KinderGate – a slow

New MUGA for Avenue Primary School

Avenue Primary School, in Manor Park, London had a brand-new sports fencing system installed. Architects Mundy + Cramer and installers ETC Sports used Zaun fencing in this successful project. Avenue Primary School is a fast-growing and successful school in London. However, being surrounded entirely by housing, the school were struggling to balance the needs of

Latest Fencing Blog for Schools

The importance of good adhesion in powder coating

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Why add laser-cut shapes to your fencing?

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Does your park perimeter point to risks for little hands?

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Fencing for Leisure and Recreation

Without the benefit of cinemas, pubs, or theatres during the pandemic, many have sought their recreation and entertainment in outdoor spaces. Whether in outdoor sports facilities, events spaces, or public parks, we’ve been spending a lot more time outdoors and it’s a trend that’s likely to continue. This might mean it’s time to rejuvenate our