Tuesday, March 2News For London

Tag: physical education

Sea Cadets commemorate the Trafalgar Battle

Sea Cadets commemorate the Trafalgar Battle

Culture, educational video games
Sea Cadets from across the UK gathered in London to commemorate the Battle of Trafalgar on behalf of the Royal Navy. Over 300 Sea Cadets around the country had physical displays for the public in the Trafalgar Square. Student volunteers coming from different places in UK gathered here showing the outcome of their incredible commitment, skill and talent the Sea Cadets nurtures in them. According to the organiser of the Sea Cadets charity: “Most volunteers here are students being sent over to our charity by their parents to be nurtured as future Navy, they are trained every weekend and we organise them having physical training displays here in Trafalgar Square every year.” Students in different age show their training outcome on the day including parading and square exercises which
Sport lessons for children slump, but charities revive interest

Sport lessons for children slump, but charities revive interest

Health, News, Sport
London's Olympics Games were a great success that boosted sport activities in schools. Correct? No. A recent survey by the Youth Sports Trust shows a drastic decline in the number of minutes spent on PE lessons in schools across the UK. If a lack of funding is to blame, a lack of interest certainly isn't - as a burgeoning partnership between a sports charity and primary schools in London proves.  Reporter: Li Ying   Sub editor: Sonal Gupta  PE hours on the decline…. Is London a more sports-loving city since the 2012 Games? With such an amazing legacy from the Olympics, you'd expect a positive answer. But figures released in January by the London-based Youth Sport Trust after a nationwide school sports survey show a different picture. Despite the coalition's promise to ‘inspire