Background – School Sports Topic from the Guardian.
- PE sport premium finally gets confirmation for the coming school year£320m funding gets thumbs-up after campaigners’ callsFarah, Cockcroft and Tuilagi signed letter to the government The government has responded to calls from campaigners and confirmed the primary physical education and sport premium for the next school year. The PE premium is a ring-fenced top-up to school funding which helps ensure… Read more »
- Futsal: the thinking player's game that doesn't hurt the headWith a smaller, heavier ball, the game is played on the ground, which means less worry about head injuriesGone are the days when primary-school children were condemned to wincing, eyes shut tightly in fear, as a heavy leather football smashed against their heads. But despite advances in technology making the… Read more »
- Teachers ask children to ‘tell the truth’. Voters would like the same from the Tories | Michael RosenThere has been little chance to grill you about the government’s porky-esque education figuresI don’t know what you did wrong, but the Conservative party team seem to have been be working hard to keep you off our screens as you all seek re-election. That’s a pity. I was looking forward… Read more »
- England’s talented young rugby team deserved a heroes’ welcome | LetterAs part of inspiring the next generation, we need to show that our players did us proud, writes Chris DunneSo all the fine talk about “inspiring the next generation” and “creating sporting legacies” turns to ashes as the England rugby team are pictured pushing their baggage through a deserted airport… Read more »
- England's Kyle Sinckler: from school with no rugby to World Cup semi-finalProp forward attended state school in London and is now a role model for others on similar pathIn a sport where private school alumni still hold sway in England, Kyle Sinckler is something of an exception. Raised in Furzedown, near Tooting in south London, he joined a state school that… Read more »
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