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Stop banning children from playing sport, teachers told by Nicky Morgan

Posted on 15/03/2016 by David Owen

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Playing games helps children to develop the character traits they need to succeed in life, the Education Secretary says

The education secretary has called on schools to stop wrapping children in “cotton wool” and allow them to take part in sport, even if there is a risk of injury.

Playing games helps children to develop the character traits they need to succeed in life, Nicky Morgan told The Telegraph.

Her comments come as a leading sports provider in schools warned that some teachers were banning children from running or using skipping ropes because of fears they would hurt themselves. http://www.telegraph.co.uk/education/educationnews/12192284/Stop-banning-children-from-playing-sport-teachers-told-by-Nicky-Morgan.html

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