Empower learning and well-being in schools through play

Two school children playing on playground equipment from KOMPAN.
Play supports the curriculum
Play increases well-being
Play prevents bullying
Happy children want to go to school. Our school playgrounds are meticulously designed to boost children's learning, well-being and development throughout all age levels and development stages of their school years.
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See school playground customer cases

Customer case

"It's been 5 years since we built the playground, and it has been hugely positive..."

This primary school in Scotland went from having a schoolyard nicknamed the "concrete jungle" to a buzzing schoolyard positively impacting children's well-being and attendance.

"I would definitely suggest to anybody who is the head teacher of a school to do the same thing and to provide more equipment for children to play with, it has a huge impact on attendance, behaviour, confidence, friendship"

- Gayle MacDonald, Head Teacher at Corpus Christi Primary School, Glasgow, Scotland

From preschool to high school

From toddlers to teenagers, we create school playgrounds that fit all age levels and abilities throughout the school years.

Special education needs

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Early Childhood

Primary Schools

Secondary School

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Colleges & Universities

We build playgrounds on research and children's input

Children are experts in having fun. At KOMPAN, we combine our expertise in children's development with their love for fun to create durable and enjoyable playgrounds for schools.

We prioritize children's development through various methods. For instance, our collaboration with the KOMPAN Play Institute, KOMPAN Fitness Institute, and the World Playground Research Institute enables us to include children in user testing and study the impact of play at school on their development at different ages. By doing so, we can create playgrounds that are proven to help children develop, stay active, and acquire essential life skills.

A good school playground is lever on learning and better attention in class

In order for children to learn effectively in the classroom, they require play and physical activity. Through play, children are able to explore and acquire knowledge about the world, discover their own abilities, and develop as individuals. Play is closely linked to the development of their physical, emotional, and cognitive skills.

The presence of an appropriate playground within a school has a direct impact on children's ability to learn and develop. Climbing helps children exercise their logical thinking and spatial awareness while spinning activities help improve their balance, which is associated with the development of math skills.

School customers from across the UK

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Corpus Christi Primary School, Scotland

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St Nicholas School, United Kindgdom

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Acorn Park SEN School

ACS Cobham, International School

Critchill School Playground

Hallfields Primary School

Holbrook School for Autism

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Boothville Primary School, United Kingdom

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Segbroek College, Netherlands

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North Tampa Christian Academy, United States

teens playing on GALAXY play system at Hældager School

Hældager School, Denmark

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Early Learning Village, Singapore

pre-school children playing on themed play equipment in Kindergarten

Kreismäuse Düren, Germany

Our play equipment is approved by children

Your playground's success relies on it being an enjoyable and safe place for children to play. To ensure this, we conduct a final play approval with a group of children before releasing our playground equipment to the market. For instance, we recently had 37 delightful children between the ages of 6 and 11 give their final play approval of the play GIANTS. This process guarantees that your playground equipment will be a hit with kids.

"It is the funniest thing, I ever tried"

Mohammed, 8 year old boy participating in final play approval

Here's a little help to plan your school playground

Planning Checklist

To help you decide what type of playground is suitable for your project and concept, we have created a step-by-step checklist that will prompt your thinking process and guide you in the right direction.

Budgeting & price

How much does a playground cost? There is no simple answer to that question, but we are here to guide you in the right direction. To get the overall idea, check out our how we do a breakdown of costs.

Grants & Funding

A grant is a financial aid from different types of organisations that allocate funds for playground projects in the community. Grants are a great way to realise a playground project or an outdoor fitness site. Funding is oftentimes also available in your community. Learn more about your options here:


At KOMPAN, we provide commercial playground installation services. We also conduct post-installation inspections to ensure all safety regulations are compliant. Building a fitness site or playground can be complicated, but we are here to help and guide you in the right direction.

Inclusive design

The main design features of a fantastic playground for all abilities and all ages are accessibility, stay-ability and usability. Read and learn more about our play experts' approach to designing inclusive playgrounds here:


All playgrounds face the trials of weather, wear, and tear and will eventually succumb to the ravages of time. You can learn more about our industry-leading warranties here:

Quality materials

We only use high-quality materials; however, high quality lasts. It is a simple equation that pays dividends in the fullness of time. Our playgrounds are built to last, and the benefits of choosing high-quality materials are worth the initial cost.

Service and Maintenance

To ensure the longevity of the playground equipment, we offer regular maintenance. Our KOMPAN-certified technicians perform maintenance on all kinds of brands, from extensive repairs to much more straightforward repairs. Learn more here:

Low maintenance playgrounds built to be popular

Durable, low maintenance and made with the highest quality materials. We offer an industry-leading warranty on our playgrounds, making KOMPAN playgrounds a reliable resource for active school days today, tomorrow and for years to come.

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