Byline: CATRIN WILLIAMS
SCHOOLCHILDREN have tried every trick in the book to skip PE but now there are fears dodging the lessons could have an impact on their long-term health.
Susan Lewis, the chief inspector of education and training in Wales, said standards in physical education were too low and disillusioned pupils were turning their backs on sports.
It has triggered fears a couchpotato generation will grow up suffering increasing ill-health and unable to compete at a national level.
The National Union of Teachers Cymru and the National Association of Schoolmasters and Union of Women Teachers Cymru say a squeeze on time available within the …