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Parents banned from sports day ‘in case children get stressed’

Parents banned from sports day 'in case children get stressed'



By Hayley Dixon5:20PM BST 21 Jun 2013



Parents have been banned from a school's sports day because teachers claim children get too stressed when performing in front of large crowd.



Some mothers have now threatened a boycott, claiming they will keep their children at home and organise a rival event themselves.



Anger has been fuelled by the fact that staff at the Kenningtons Primary Academy in Aveley, Essex, claim that performing in public would put too much pressure on the child - yet they have invited parents from another school to attend a separate sports event the following day.



Read more athttp://www.telegraph.co.uk/education/educationnews/10135434/Parents-banned-from-sports-day-in-case-children-get-stressed.html

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