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Schools Out! New Products!

The school bell has rung out for the last time until September, however we thought we'd update you on a couple of brand new products in readiness for September: 100% Recycled Plastic Indoor/Outdoor Dividers The popular NBB Indoor/Outdoor Room Dividers are a great way of creating a specific play or activity area. The dividers are designed from 100% recycled plastic which means they are durable and have a 25 year guarantee against rot, splintering and cracking! The dividers/panels are great ... Read more


Featured Case Study: Ysgol Maes Hyfryd

Ysgol Maes Hyfryd is a school located in Flintshire, they pride themselves on being a happy, vibrant learning community committed to providing relevant high quality educational experiences for all of their students.   The school contacted NBB as they were looking to create a covered area situated in the playground to use as an outside classroom. Our surveyors attended the school to come up with the best solution which complemented with the existing building/area. After some initial changes ... Read more


Outside In All Weathers

Learning inside a classroom is a tried and tested method of organising schooling. However, teachers and learners have always valued the additional opportunities for learning provided by a range of activities conducted outside the classroom. According to Ofsted, when planned and implemented well, learning outside the classroom contributed significantly to raising standards and improving pupils’ personal, social and emotional development. Ofsted also suggest schools should: Ensure that their ... Read more


Walk to School Week 2017

Every year thousands of children across the country partake 'Walk To School Week' the project is driven by They believe evidence suggests the number of children who walk to school has dramatically decreased compared with our last generation (70% of the last generation walked to school, now this is less than half). Through campaigns and projects they hope to achieve their objective 'to reverse the decline and see every child that can, walk to school'. see Read more


It's National Bike To School Day!

Join the Celebration on May 10! Thousands of students, families, community partners, and elected officials around the country will celebrate the benefits of biking and walking to school during National Bike to School Day. But do you have enough Cycle Storage? At NBB School Shelters we offer a vast range of cycle shelters, compounds and secure hubs. Depending on your specfic requirements, capacity and budget. We can either supply an 'off the shelf' cycle storage product or manufacture ... Read more


It's Sun Awareness Week 2017!

Eight out of ten people are failing to adequately apply sunscreen before going out in the sun, according to a survey carried out by the British Association of Dermatologists to mark Sun Awareness Week (9th-15th May). The poll found that 80 per cent of us don’t apply sunscreen before going out in the sun and then shortly afterwards. This is the approach recommended for three key reasons of which the public should be aware: to make sure that the product is fully absorbed before skin is exposed to ... Read more


50 things to do before you're 11 ¾

According to a recent report from the National Trust, nature is being exterminated from children’s lives – more children know what a Delek is than a magpie! Let’s get children back into nature. The National Trust have created a fantastic resource for children - 50 things to do before you're 11 ¾. Whether it’s exploring the outdoors, learning new skills or trying something different, here’s what we think are the best bits from the top 50. Climb a tree Roll down a really big hill Explore ... Read more


The Big Pedal 2017

The Big Pedal 2017 takes place between 20th-31st March, it is the UK’s largest inter-school cycling and scooting challenge. The aim of the project is to inspire pupils, staff and parents to choose to travel to school by bicycle. The charity Sustrans are behind the scheme and it is funded by the Bike Hub.On each day of the challenge, schools compete to see who can record the greatest number of pupils, staff and parents cycling or scooting to school. For schools unable to take part in the main challenge ... Read more


5 Ways to Find the Perfect Cycle Storage Solution for Your School

Cycle parking can benefit your school in numerous ways. Not only does it reduce the number of cars on the roads during the school run, but studies show an active start to the day makes a child more alert in lessons. However there are a few do’s and don’ts when it comes to utilising your space effectively. We have put together five helpful tips to on how to make the most of your outside areas and find the perfect cycle storage for your school premises.   1)      ... Read more


Don't Leave Your Parents and Visitors Out in the Cold This Winter

  The school run is always a hectic time of the day even at the best of times, however now the cold and wet weather has set in, this is only made worse. If not managed properly having cars and pedestrians sharing the same space can become quite dangerous, especially in bad weather. By providing a sheltered area for parents to wait when picking up their children means they have a safe and secure area to meet their children rather than meeting them on the road. Moreover, traffic outside the ... Read more
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