I deliver the order and supervise the installation. The client must provide the help to:
Useful tips about your part in installing your new equipment
Over the years clients have come up with all kinds of solutions for providing this help – from paying contractors to dragging in the headteacher’s parents. Where pupils’ parents are able to help it has been a great success. Dads in particular take great pleasure in working with other parents, and engaging with them in the unusual process of installing the equipment (often partly paid for by fundraising parents and governors) – even under the most unkind, wet weather.
Pupils have also been co-opted to dig holes and that has also worked well, when they’ve been given the opportunity.
Proud helpers at Abercromby Nursery School Liverpool 2009
and Newington Infants School Ramsgate, 2002. (below)