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Exercise makes you concentrate!

Not only does exercise improve the health of our brain, it can also help us to concentrate. Kids who exercise every day generally find it easier to concentrate in the classroom, something that can help them to boost their academic … Continued

Exercise improves your memory!

A number of studies have shown that the parts of the brain responsible for thinking and memory (the prefrontal coortex and medial temporal cortex) are larger in people who exercise compared to those who don’t. This means that people who exercise on a regular basis … Continued

Exercise makes brain cells grow!

I’ve been reading some amazing research that is telling us that, as well as being good for our bodies, exercise is fantastic for our minds? Research has shown that exercise can boost our memories and improve our academic performance, making regular exercise … Continued

PE; Physical Education or Public Embarrassment?

I was stunned by a mum of three children from South Africa who had been living in Melbourne, Australia for the past 10 years, when she asked me the following question; Are PE teachers in the UK really as bad … Continued

We don’t have a literacy problem

A head teacher I spoke to recently was unable to take time out to develop his PE curriculum beyond the minimum requirements. To describe this fellow as a sports enthusiast would be an understatement. Yet he struggled. The reason? Numeracy … Continued