Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 11°C

min temp: 5°C

Search

Tell us: Do you think your child does enough sport?

PUBLISHED: 15:39 10 June 2014 | UPDATED: 15:34 11 June 2014

Archant

With the Commonwealth Games drawing nearer, we want to know if you think your children do enough sport.

All children up to the age of 16 have to take part in compulsory PE classes during school time, but how active are they outside of lessons?

We want to know what you think! If you live in Suffolk and have a child between the ages of 9 and 16 inclusive (state or private school) please fill in the short survey below and give us your opinion. If you have more than one child please fill in the survey for one child at a time.

Your answers will be used to create a story but will be kept completely anonymous.

Thank you for your time.

3 comments

  • ***that should have read 'young' not 'you', lol

    Report this comment

    RC

    Sunday, June 8, 2014

  • I couldn't agree more 'beerlover'. When I was you I used to walk or cycle EVERYWHERE. Now both parents have cars and are normally lazy themselves which then rubs off onto the children.

    Report this comment

    RC

    Sunday, June 8, 2014

  • Surely a more useful question would be about how much exercise they get rather than how much they participate in sport? The two are not synonymous and many people get plenty of exercise without having to get involved with sport. I've fastidiously avoided any kind of sport since leaving school, where it was forced on me. But I still get plenty of exercise by cycling 5000 miles or more every year.

    Report this comment

    beerlover

    Sunday, June 8, 2014

The views expressed in the above comments do not necessarily reflect the views of this site

It was a case of déjà vu for an Ipswich Hospital practitioner who recently found herself caring for newborn twin girls - 24 years after she looked after their father.

Orwell Park School near Ipswich has held its annual charity fun run.

A fundraising page to help care for horses seized by welfare organisations in Paper Mill Lane near Ipswich has raised more than £3,400.

With festival season nearly upon us, can you name all the acts performing at this year’s Latitude festival from their album covers?

Dear Mum,

Bringing my newborn daughter home from the hospital 10 years ago was terrifying.

An 86-year-old man from Ipswich who was reported missing to police earlier today has been found safe and well.

Care home staff in Ipswich have been praised for their “tireless” dedication by their new manager.

More than 20 level crossings across Suffolk could be closed or modified to improve safety, efficiency and reliability on the county’s train lines.

Clacton MP Douglas Carswell has announced he is leaving UKIP to become an independent MP after helping the party to achieve Brexit.

A 15-year-old girl from Ipswich who was reported missing to police this morning has been found “safe and well”.

Most read

Most commented

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

Topic pages

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter
MyDate24 MyPhotos24