Unsung primary school heroes inspire kids to be active more than professional athletes do, say parents.

Posted: Mon, 07 Jun 2021 12:50

Unsung primary school heroes inspire kids to be active more than professional athletes do, say parents.

Children are inspired to be active more by primary school teachers than professional athletes, according to a new poll of parents of children aged four to 11 by ukactive and Savanta ComRes.

The poll shows that 67% of parents in the UK think that teachers are 'fairly' or 'very' inspirational as role models for their child to keep active as opposed to athletes (60%).

As pupils approach the end of their first term back after lockdown, the poll sheds light on the importance of more physical activity as part of the school day, and the vital role that school staff play in providing it...

From UKactive.

Tags: PE, Physical Activity, School Sport, Sport, UK Sport