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Why do you have to be educated about exercise and sport?
Why do some people like some sports when others don’t?Get the transcript
- How much PE do you do in school, and do you believe it is enough?
- What is your favourite sport, and why?
- What sport or form of exercise would you love to do at school, and why?
- Why is exercise important as part of a healthy lifestyle?
Key Words -
Can you use them in a sentence?
Sport: an activity that involves physical effort and skill, either as an individual or part of a team.
Extracurricular: an activity or lesson at school that is done outside of normal lessons.
Be The Teacher -
Fix this broken sentence!
playing competetive sports in P.E. can help you make friends learn the the value of teamwork and develop new skills
Write a short newspaper article about a sporting event at school. What might happen?
Create a collage or image of your favourite sport or sporting moment.
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Ethan, age 9
How much PE do you do in school, and do you believe it is enough?
We do PE for 2 full hours a week, both indoor and outdoor. I believe, it is enough at our school, as we are lucky to have a Sports Coach, but we also need to focus academically for our exams. Extra physical fitness can be provided outside of the school day if people choose.
What is your favourite sport, and why?
Rugby – I’ve been playing for a club since age 4, it strengthens up your body muscles and gives you confidence. You make incredible friendships outside of the classroom and it teaches you team skills, lots of discipline and respect for others. I’ve even led Saracens out at the London Stadium!
What sport or form of exercise would you love to do at school, and why?
Football please! I love it too, it is very competitive and I play after-school. Girls are getting more into it after the Women’s World Cup 2019. Great team sport for speed, improves mental and physical fitness too. PE sessions for 30 minutes playing a match some weeks would be amazing so everyone could benefit.
Why is exercise important as part of a healthy lifestyle?
Exercise builds strong bones and muscles. It keeps you healthy and stops you getting fat! Helps you concentrate in school and is good for the brain. Lets keep on doing it!
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