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If you ask someone about the benefits of exercise they will probably respond with ‘keeping fit’, ‘staying trim’ and ‘a healthy heart’. But what about the benefits of sport?

Ginny Morris and Nicky Simmons, of Morris and Simmons Education, talk you through setting up the best sports day ever.

Paul Mason, author of Sports Day on Mount Olympus, has lived all around the world and is currently writing and teaching in New Zealand. He answers our questions on behalf of your class.


There was plenty of scope for marvelling at the athletic achievements in the velodrome at London 2012. Gold medals were certainly the reward for the hard work...

Education writer and teacher, Louise Dobson, gets into healthy-eating mode by planning a hamper fit for young Olympians.

Ilse Fullarton, PE Subject Leader at Terling C of E Primary School in Essex, offers tips on providing a rich and inspiring PE curriculum...

Lee Parkinson, of Davyhulme Primary School, Manchester, explores what being a champion really means and retells a story that is guaranteed to make you.

We explore what life is like for street children around the world and how the beautiful game is giving them new hope.

If ‘love sport, hate writing’ is a common theme in your class, try out some of children’s author, Tom Palmer’s inspirational scenarios.

Take a closer look at the characters in Sports Day on Mount Olympus and develop them through drama and writing. Based on ideas by classteacher Corrina Burge.

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