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Winning banned in two thirds of schools

Sarah Harris
UK Daily Mail [1]
July 3, 2010

Two out of three schools are rewarding all pupils on sports days to ensure that nobody feels left out, according to a survey.

Teachers want to be ‘inclusive’ and give prizes to both winners and losers to stop anyone’s feelings being hurt.

The findings come as the Government has pledged to reintroduce competitive sport into the country’s primary and secondary schools.

Ministers are launching a new ‘School Olympics’ programme to end the widespread culture of ‘prizes for all’.

The championships are intended to give every child an experience of hardfought competition and prevent schools from refusing to pit youngsters against each other.

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