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What are the Benefits of Children Playing Sport?

By Jolyon & Lucy Marks Directors of Rugbytots North East Kent  As owners of a Rugbytots franchise, coaches at our local hockey club and a school sports coach, the benefits of children playing sport is very clear to us. If you are wondering why you might sign your child up to a sports club, this article is for you. Sport is for everyone. Girls and boys alike can enjoy learning team or individual sports, that will help with their physical and social development. Team sport is so much more than the game. Sports are a brilliant way to build...

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Net Win for Upton Ambassadors

Children from Upton Junior School in Broadstairs were invited to the British Fast5 Netball Championships, the first tournament of its kind, by England Netball. And as well as enjoying the thrilling competition at London’s 02 Arena, the Upton sports ambassadors – pupils who help shape how sport runs at the school – met an England star. International netball player Lindsay Keable, who is also a recognised coach, was on hand to have a quick chat with the pupils and pose for photographs with them. The event featured teams including Loughborough Lightning, Surrey Storm and Hertfordshire Mavericks, all of which...

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New Head Pupils Are Excellent Ambassadors

With the national political spotlight focussing on party conferences and the Prime Minister’s cough, boys and girls at the town’s Newington Community Primary School in Ramsgate quietly and effectively held their own Democracy Week. Pupils have been learning about their rights as voters and taking part in the election process to choose new head students. Candidates created promotional posters, put together manifestos, and gave speeches to classes across the school as they hit the election trail in search for votes at the ballot boxes which were placed in the school reception area The 12 Year 6 candidates were initially...

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Educational Life are Corporate Supporters of Family Lives & Bullying UK

Here at Educational Life CIC we take pride in our communities and making them safe, enjoyable places for each individual to learn, grow and thrive.  In order to ensure that everybody is included and appreciated, we need to understand and tackle issues that people face, within the wider community, but also in the family home. With this in mind, we are delighted to let our followers know that we are proud Corporate Supporters of Family Lives and BullyingUK. Who are they?   Family Lives Our vision Families are the foundation of society. All families should have access to active...

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Speak Out Stay Safe

Children at Newington Community Primary School in Ramsgate are being urged to Speak Out and Stay Safe. They are taking part in the nationwide NSPCC (National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children) programme that gives a generation of children the knowledge and understanding they need to stay safe from abuse and neglect. Pupils are taught to speak out if they are worried, either to a trusted adult or to Childline. Pupils aged from five to eleven have taken part in special assemblies and workshops that focus on safeguarding in a lively and interactive way that helps them...

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