According to recent research, one in four girls cite the pressure of school work and low confidence as obstacles to participating in sports compared to one in seven for boys - Julie Lodrick, headmistress at Kent College Pembury, responds.
Michael Davidson, director of sport at Brighton College, outlines a need to bring more female coaches and role models into schools to help prevent girls turning off sport.
'We must enable girls to find a sport they love now so they will continue to make time for it in the future'
Caroline Jordan, headmistress at Headington School, Oxford, and vice president of the Girls’ Schools Association, writes about the importance of girls getting involved in sport.
Anthony Buckley, chaplain of Alleyn's School, Dulwich, says pupils should read the Bible in schools to enhance their understanding of language, culture and political history.
‘Ensuring our children are fit to learn must be a key objective for all in the education profession’
On World Mental Health Day, Alex Osiatynski, headteacher of Bilton Grange Preparatory School, highlights a need to refine the best methods for improving pupil wellbeing and then spread best practice throughout all schools.