Improving the outdoor space at St. Augustine's Catholic Primary School.

Case Study

St. Augustine’s Catholic Primary School, Runcorn

St. Augustine’s Catholic Primary School, nestled in the heart of Runcorn near Liverpool, embarked on a transformative journey to reimagine their outdoor space as an engaging and dynamic learning environment. Seeking to enrich their students’ educational experience and provide a stimulating play area.

The Vision

The leadership team at St. Augustine’s Catholic Primary School recognised the untapped potential of their outdoor space as an extension of the classroom. They aspired to create an environment that fostered not only traditional play but also active learning, nature exploration, and creative engagement. This vision aligned perfectly with our expertise in crafting innovative outdoor play and educational solutions.

Transformation Highlights

Our collaboration with St. Augustine’s Catholic Primary School led to the following transformative additions:

  1. Adventure Trail: An intricately designed adventure trail was installed, offering students a range of physical challenges and fostering teamwork and problem-solving skills.
  2. Forest Climber: The forest climber installation introduced an element of nature-inspired exploration, promoting imaginative play and connecting students with the outdoors.
  3. Outdoor Classroom: A versatile outdoor classroom with amphitheatre seating was created, serving as a platform for interactive lessons, performances, and group discussions.
  4. Water Play System: A captivating water play system was incorporated, consisting of pools and water towers that engaged students in sensory play while introducing concepts of water flow and dynamics.
  5. Artificial Grass: To ensure year-round usability, we installed artificial grass, transforming a once-seasonal space into a versatile playground and learning area.