Exclusive: Survey reveals majority of general public want PE to become core subject in schools

Originally published May 15, 2019 in The Telegraph.

By Jeremy Wilson

A decisive majority of the general public want more physical activity in schools and would support enhancing physical education to core subject status, according to new research commissioned by the Youth Sports Trust.

The major survey of adults, of whom many were parents, demonstrated a clear national belief in the wide-ranging benefits of sport and also only limited support for cutting PE in schools to allow for additional tuition in the three core subjects of English, maths and science. Read More