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Best tennis books for children
Best children's books about tennis
Is your child a tennis ace? We've rounded up the best books for Wimbledon fortnight and beyond, so they can read their way into the world of...
Best rugby books for children and teenagers
Best kids' books about rugby
Children’s publishers have never tackled rugby as well as they have football, but there is some great fiction and non-fiction out there for kids in...
Child cycling
Bikeability explained
Bike riding is an important skill for children to master. We explain how schools play their part in teaching them safe cycling.
Child and parent in swimming pool
11 ways to teach your child water confidence
Swimming is part of the National Curriculum, but 45 per cent of children leave primary school unable to swim the required 25 metres. Here's how...
PE provision for children with disabilities
Active and inclusive: PE provision for children with disabilities
Andrew Shields examines PE provision for children with disabilities and highlights the opportunities that now exist to play sport both in school and...
Best football books for children
Best kids' books about football
Would your child rather be kicking a ball than picking up a book? Get them excited about reading with fiction and non-fiction titles about the...
Gifted and talented in sport
Is your child a sports star?
Identifying your child as Gifted & Talented in PE and sport will help to make the most of their ability – but Andrew Shields cautions against...
Archery, fencing and life saving for kids
Team mates not required
Many children are turned off by team sports. However, there are plenty of fun alternatives for kids who reject rugby or couldn’t care less about...
How to choose the best sports club for kids
How to choose the right sports club for your child
Only one three-letter word matters when looking for a great sports club for your child. No, not ‘win’, but ‘fun’. Andrew Shields explains.
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