Schools & Colleges (page 1)


The Perse School

Steeped in history, with a vision to ‘strive for the greater good’, The Perse School, Cambridge, is a charitable company and one of the country’s...

in Schools & Colleges - 1 week, 2 days ago

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Otley safety fears of 3G

Assurances have been given to allay fears over the safety of 3G rubber crumb football pitches. Otley Town AFC Secretary Ben Featherstone is stressing that...

in Schools & Colleges - 3 weeks, 1 day ago

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Twice daily school run!

Since taking delivery of a Wiedenmann Whisper Twister in October last year, Chris Lynch, Grounds Manager at John Lyon School, Harrow-on the-Hill and his...

in Schools & Colleges - 3 weeks, 5 days ago

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Throw in the trowel

Traditional mowing regimes being ditched as aesthetics and morality come under scrutiny. They were once a status symbol for the rich, and later the pride...

in Schools & Colleges - on 20/3/21

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Jacobsen hits it for six

The new Jacobsen package, brought in by Orwell Park School to cater to a massive increase in girls' cricket and cut for multiple other sports, has hit...

in Schools & Colleges - on 22/2/21

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Uttlesford's first 3G

Work is set to start at Easter to create Uttlesford's first 3G artificial grass football pitch, with a plan that it is ready for use in August. The new...

in Schools & Colleges - on 21/2/21

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Pitch improvement works

Pitch improvement works worth almost £1.4 million are kicking on at six schools and sports facilities across Inverclyde. The 3G surface at Inverclyde...

in Schools & Colleges - on 20/2/21


Spurs choose Myerscough

Tottenham Hotspur Football Club is the latest Premier League football club to choose Myerscough College as their sportsturf apprenticeships delivery...

in Schools & Colleges - on 12/2/21

Hazlegrove School

Evolution is the solution

Graham Kitley, head of grounds at Hazlegrove Preparatory School in Somerset, needed a premium controlled release fertiliser with no excessive flushes of...

in Schools & Colleges - on 10/2/21

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New 4G for Honeywell

A new project which will bring new opportunities to residents across the borough is well underway at Honeywell Sports College. The former astroturf pitch...

in Schools & Colleges - on 9/2/21

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School to go blue

An artificial running grass running track at a Bradford primary school will be blue to act as a deterrent to crime. The planning application for the track...

in Schools & Colleges - on 24/1/21


Marquee supports ECB

If England Cricket has ambitions to top the ICC’s World Test Championship, they will have to do well in the Covid-postponed Test Series in Sri Lanka...

in Schools & Colleges - on 5/1/21

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The feel good factor

‘The New Normal’ - one of this year’s buzz phrases that has been worn out by overuse. Yet, for school groundsmen, sports coaches and pupils, it describes...

in Schools & Colleges - on 28/12/20

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Terra Spike XF central

One of Hertfordshire’s leading independent day and boarding schools has embarked upon a new era of grounds maintenance across its 130-acre site, with...

in Schools & Colleges - on 15/12/20


Dave leaves school

Head groundsman Dave Bradshaw is retiring from his role after 41 years’ service to Merchant Taylors’ Boys’ School

in Schools & Colleges - on 8/12/20


Q&A - Michael Hood

Michael Hood - he would like to be an astronaut, but he can’t tie shoe laces!

in Schools & Colleges - on 7/12/20


Leicester Grammar School

Leicester Grammar School is an independent co-educated day school situated in Great Glen. Before its development in 2007, the school had no playing fields...

in Schools & Colleges - on 7/12/20


Q&A with Robert Meldrum

Robert (Rab) Meldrum - We heard a rumour that he likes heavy rock!

in Schools & Colleges - on 27/11/20

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Scotland’s finest

On the A91, which concludes at St Andrews, and just a few miles east of Stirling, sits Dollar Academy, one of Scotland’s finest private schools. Catering...

in Schools & Colleges - on 27/11/20


Q&A with Greg Kilgour

Greg Kilgour - he wants to bag all the Munros (I had to Google)!

in Schools & Colleges - on 18/11/20