School Sport

School Sport - Giving Children Their Chance to Shine

Wasim Khan | Posted 24.08.2014 | UK
Wasim Khan

The recent Ofsted report that too many state-school pupils are denied the chance to take part in competitive sport is a worrying trend and a call to action for all of us who care passionately about school sport.

Where's The Legacy?

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.08.2012 | UK Universities & Education

The government has been criticised after ministers relaxed the rules that set out the minimum amount of outdoor space schools have to provide for team...

Olympic Legacy or Wimbledon Effect?

Jim Cowan | Posted 14.10.2012 | UK Sport
Jim Cowan

As the London Olympics close no one is doubting they have been a huge success. Team GB have finished an unprecedented third in the medals table, fantastic crowds have turned up to watch, huge television viewing figures have been attracted and people young and old have been inspired to somehow get involved.

Government Guarantees Funding For Olympics Sport - But What About In Schools?

The Huffington Post UK | Dina Rickman | Posted 12.08.2012 | UK

Government funding for Olympic sports in the UK has been guaranteed for the next four years – but experts have warned that without investing in scho...

'End The All Must Have Prizes Culture'

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.08.2012 | UK Politics

Competitive team sports will be made compulsory for all primary age children, David Cameron said on Saturday. His comments came after he criticised...

And What Type of School Did You Go To?

Neil Jeffery | Posted 09.10.2012 | UK Universities & Education
Neil Jeffery

Picture, if you will, the scene in every school in the United Kingdom this Autumn. One day, suddenly, a large package is delivered. Inside? A leather-bound volume embossed on the side with 'A gift to schools from the Prime Minister'. The title? 'My Summer at the Olympics' by David Cameron. But of course that will not happen, I hope, but there does appear to be some debate going on about education.

'Two Hours Of Sport Per Day Would Be Wonderful'

The Huffington Post UK | Dina Rickman and Paul Vale | Posted 09.08.2012 | UK Universities & Education

Boris Johnson has called for more PE in schools, despite the fact that Britain recently plummeted in international league tables for reading, science ...

School Sports Provision Is 'Patchy', Says Hunt

PA | Posted 06.08.2012 | UK Universities & Education

School sports provision is patchy in some places at the moment, Culture Secretary Jeremy Hunt admitted on Monday. To continue the British successes...