Mean streets

Teenagers are consistently presented in the media as ‘trouble’, as perpetrators of crime and anti-social behaviour, alarming knife-wielding creatures lurking in groups in hoodies, mobile phones clamped to their ears. Some shopping centres even ban hoodies or use high-pitched ‘mosquito’ devices to prevent teens hanging around. But we have become concerned at the level of … Continue reading Mean streets

Play Things: help spread sparks of PlayKX all over the place

Play is essential. It helps children build resilience and make sense of the world even when things have gone a little crazy. So Assemble Play has made a collection of stuff, just like they use at Play KingsX. It’s for families to use to transform indoors, outdoors or just an ordinary park playground into an adventure. Lockdown … Continue reading Play Things: help spread sparks of PlayKX all over the place

No ball games: life and play through the eyes of children across the UK

Celebrating the imagination and resourcefulness of young children across the UK by understanding the outdoor games they invent, inherit and play. The documentary was shot before Covid-19 changed their lives, and shifts from rural Wales to post-industrial Teesside and inner-city London. What challenges will these young people face in the aftermath of brutal funding cuts … Continue reading No ball games: life and play through the eyes of children across the UK

Let’s start an education revolution! 5th- 8th November, 2020 (online)

What’s next for your children’s future? Increasing numbers of our children and young people are facing mental health issues. The global pandemic has exacerbated the challenges of an already broken system. How can we best support our children and young people, especially in uncertain times? We're delighted to share this special event from our friends at … Continue reading Let’s start an education revolution! 5th- 8th November, 2020 (online)