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Focus on play – Supporting the right to play in schools

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Briefing

Date posted

01.03.2023

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Focus on play – Supporting the right to play in schools

Author: Play Wales
Date: March 2023

This briefing is aimed at head teachers, teachers and school governors. It also offers useful information for everyone with a responsibility for providing children with opportunities to play.

It explains the crucial role of children’s play in promoting positive mental health, and explores how schools can promote children’s play.

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