8 reasons why children benefit from Physically Active Learning

Indoor break is no fun for teachers. This is partly because it’s harder to set up the classroom for the next lesson or get some marking done, but mainly because teachers instinctively understand that children need the time to move around and prepare their brains for learning. A growing body of research by cognitive neurologists backs this up, showing that …

It sounds good, but does physically active learning actually work?

Learning maths whilst being physically active. It definitely sounds like fun, but does it really work? The short answer is yes, it does. A six-week study conducted by academics at Leeds Beckett University has concluded that the Maths on the Move (MOTM) programme both improves maths attainment and increases physical activity levels.   The study, conducted prior to lockdown at the …

Wraparound care – essential for modern-day parents?

Busy mornings, nursery, school runs, and no matter how well planned, how early it starts it always seems to end in a frantic rush out the door, hopefully with everything and everyone on board. The average 9 to 5 day also conflicts with school pick-ups leaving parents searching for other childcare solutions.  There has been over a 10% rise in mothers of school-aged children working …

Wraparound care – essential for modern-day parents?

Busy mornings, nursery, school runs, and no matter how well planned, how early it starts it always seems to end in a frantic rush out the door, hopefully with everything and everyone on board. The average 9 to 5 day also conflicts with school pick-ups leaving parents searching for other childcare solutions.  There has been over a 10% rise in mothers of school-aged children working …

Maths on the Move is ready to relaunch

Navigating a new school year, tough enough at the best of times and this is not the best of times. Lockdown saw teachers transform the way they teach, going above and beyond for their pupils. Yet the implications of four months without face-to-face learning are inescapable. Children on average have spent 2.5 hours a day doing schoolwork during lockdown. Only 17% have put …

How can physically active learning impact a child’s performance in school?

We all know that living a more active lifestyle is good for us, but did you know that physical activity in an education environment dramatically increases pupils’ learning and retention? There is a plethora of research around physical activity and the impact on pupil performance. Studies have also started to look at active learning within the classroom too. Physically active pupils: …

We’re not promising it works, we’re proving it does

Full of words and empty promises, so often is the case when it comes to businesses and what they can offer you. You’re promised the world and end up with merely a loss of time, money, energy and patience. So, forget the words, we’re here with the data. Proof that what we’re offering to your school works. We’re under no …

Welcome to the new website!

Welcome to the new website for PH Sports! It has been a long time coming, that’s for sure! We hope you love the new look and layout. Along with the new look we will be bringing you a host of informative content through our blog. Keep your eyes out for lots of useful content, however in the meantime take a …