Balanceability News

Jan/Feb 2012 Edition 08 Photo Annual - Article by Michael Crook

Act 1: Fun

Think back to the first time you rode a bicycle. Not the first time you rode with training wheels or the first time someone held you up as you half pedalled, half coasted, but the first time you pedalled away under your own steam. It was a magical moment, wasn’t it?

LESS than half of teachers say their pupils are getting two hours of PE lessons a week, a sports survey by a committee of MPs has found. The figures suggest that the number of school children being taught PE has halved since the Coalition was formed. A survey of more than 300 primary and secondary school teachers found that 43 per cent said their students were spending “at least two hours on their curriculum PE every week”.

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