Since the start of this term pupils and staff at Jurby Community school have been running a mile every day. After reading an article that appeared in the National Press, regarding a Primary school in Scotland introducing an initiative for children to take part in a daily mile run, several of the Staff at Jurby Community School were very keen to give this innovative idea a try, especially as it claimed to improve the behaviour as well as the fitness of the children. It was reported to be a common-sense approach to children’s fitness, which is free and easy, only takes fifteen minutes and would improve the health, fitness, and children’s concentration in class.
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