Leadership

Social Class, Parenting And Children’s Organised Activities

The growing demand for children to get involved in organised activities outside of school is placing unprecedented strain upon families. This new study, published in Sport, Education and Society, reveals just how significant a role extracurricular activities, such as music lessons and sports clubs, play in family life. Leadership Briefing (141)

Attempting to understand the impact children’s extracurricular activities is having on family life, researchers interviewed almost 50 families from twelve primary schools in North-West England. 

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