Kids need to blow off steam,
My boy didn't learn to sit still
till he hit his mid 30's.
Quote:Lord Coe, the chairman of the London organising committee and a former double Olympic gold medallist, was speaking in the wake of a row about the Government cutting funding for school sport and scrapping a target of two hours of school sport a week for children. David Cameron was criticised earlier in the day for claiming that many schools were focused on “Indian dance” rather than competitive sport.
Lord Coe said: “It is very, very important that we do everything we can to maintain high quality physical education in schools, and in primary schools it is particularly important because it is my instinct that if you haven’t got that pattern and love of sport and pattern of exercise by year 10 or 11, it is going to be quite hard to introduce that to 14- and 15-year-olds with the cluttered landscape that you are then competing against.
Seems like their concern over the 'child obesity epidemic' isn't so sincere after all... Surprise surprise
We need to think outside the box more.
(08-11-2012, 06:26 PM)Octo Wrote: True that. I had some ideas about that years ago that caused a friend of mine, who was the principal of a small school here in town at the time, if I was interested in starting a school with her.
Then it's people like you and her with the bright advanced ideas that should take the reins.
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