Special Educational Need school playgrounds requirement are as diverse as the abilities of their pupils are. There is a wide range of playground equipment available including wheelchair swings and
Playground flooring is an important consideration. A wheelchair on natural turf can be a problem in the winter and sand or bark is even more difficult to navigate.
Sports and activities can also be forgotten. There are many sport which can be incorporated such as tennis, rugby, goalball, 5 aside football and bocchia.
Bocchia has grown in popularity since the Olympics. It can be easily included in a wet pour rubber floor. For the uninitiated it is a game originally a leisure activity for players with cerebral palsy. Bocchia is played on a flat surface and balls ‘thrown’ towards white ball ( the jack).