The Benefits of Sports in Schools

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In most schools across the UK, schoolchildren receive at least one hour per week of P.E lessons. Your child might not be the biggest fan of sport, but these lessons serve a purpose and will benefit your child in the long run.


There are many reasons why the provision of a physical education is important for school children. Of course, one of the most obvious benefits is the fact that it promotes good health and fitness, but it also allows youngsters to develop a range of key character traits that will support their progression in other areas of life. I have teamed up with a private girls’ school in London to discuss the benefits of sports in further detail below.