More exercise could help poorer pupils, study says.
Posted: Thu, 20 May 2021 16:50
Children who do more physical activity are likely to have stronger self-control which can help their education, research by Cambridge University shows.
The positive impact is particularly strong among disadvantaged children.
Giving every child the opportunity to take part in activities like swimming and football, could help close the achievement gap between wealthy and poorer pupils, it suggests.
Data from more than 4,000 children in England was used in the study...
From BBC News.