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When It Comes to Sports, Not All Schools Are the Same!

Sports still has a priority for many families in United Kingdom and this is certainly a good thing. Even in a time where a lot of our youth spends more hours in front of a computer than they did a decade or so ago, activities such as playing soccer or other team sports are still quite high and the list of what lots of young folks in the UK like to spend their free time on.

With that in mind,  aware of all the benefits of sporting activity, last but not least for health and fitness, it becomes clear that finding a school that can offer your children those things can be very important. Here is exactly where the problem is: Not all schools in United Kingdom are equally good when we look at what they offer in terms of sports. Some schools might even entirely fore-go sports, deeming them as less important for what they think would be a “proper” education.

It is for that reason not surprising that a lot of families today get away from our public education system and looking towards private schooling. They prefer independent, private schools that make it a priority that pupils have plenty of choices in regards to sports and other activities. It is also a fact that a number of  our private schools have some of the best kept and up-to-date sports facilities in our nation.

Know that choosing a school for your children could be the deciding thing over how your children will spend the next decade or two. If your children love sports such as soccer, hockey or swimming, why deny them their passion and fun by making a less than optimal decision when it comes to their education?

I always tell folks that they should look carefully look at what a school has to offer and never haste this decision. If your children will be stuck with a school for the next 10 or  more years it would be worth it to spend some time on finding the best school for them. So, what this means is that you should always compare several schools side-by-side and possibly also allow your children to spend a week or two “test” a school as well. A good decision can then be made a lot easier!

The above education and schooling tips are brought to you by Kingshottschool, the prep school in Hertfordshire that doesn’t make any compromises when it comes to your children’s education!

RBC Heritage: Jim Furyk wins first title since 2010

jim-furykOn his final day at the RBC Heritage, Jim Furyk finally did it!

If one thing is out of the question it’s that he had one of his best ball striking days in his career.

For the first time since 2010 he could end the long wait for his 17th PGA Tour title.

Due to adverse weather forecast he started much earlier than scheduled. Without a sweat e managed nine birdies in a closing 63 and then edged out a Kevin Kisner at the second play-off hole.

Furyk picked up early shots at the second and fourth quickly climbing up the leaderboard with four consecutive birdies from the sixth to close out a front-nine 30.

He almost managed to chip in another but it took him a minute to get back on track with three birdies in the next four where he opened up a three shot lead over anyone else.

Kisner was still able to reduce the lead to one but Furyk parred safely in and took over the clubhouse lead on the 18th.

This was definitely a brilliant day for Jim!

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