don't read the menu options and go directly to the page content 
Welcome to my new website

I am a NED @ Crowdbnk and I am on the CITI Advisory Board @ Columbia University, NY.

I chair Royal Trinity Hospice, Clapham, NISE IP hub & Major Stanley's Trust at OURFC; I am a Trustee at BookTrust. I was a runner up in the UK Charity Chair 2015 awards.



Another Lab MP, 'Osborne utterly untroubled by us - reminder of how serious is our predicament'

School Sport: Letter to The Guardian Published

You are here: Home / Blog / Sport / School Sport: Letter to The Guardian Published
Published 09.08.12


Please don't ask primary school teachers to solve the crisis in sport for our
children (Leader: Sport & Education/6th August 2012). They have enough on their plates.

The last Government wasted over £1billion trying to impose a sports system on
our secondary schools which largely failed.

We have thousands and thousands of vibrant sports organisations in all our
communities. They are our sports clubs which do a stunningly good job largely
outside state aid. Bring them in. Ask their coaches to become full time and give
them a set number of primary and secondary schools to look after. This will take
some investment but it will develop more community facilities and a proper
professional group of coaches.

It's called win, win, win.

Yours etc

Derek Wyatt
Former Labour MP, coach and rugby international.


There are currently no comments.

Add your comments

RadEditor - HTML WYSIWYG Editor. MS Word-like content editing experience thanks to a rich set of formatting tools, dropdowns, dialogs, system modules and built-in spell-check.
RadEditor's components - toolbar, content area, modes and modules
Toolbar's wrapper  
Content area wrapper
RadEditor's bottom area: Design, Html and Preview modes, Statistics module and resize handle.
It contains RadEditor's Modes/views (HTML, Design and Preview), Statistics and Resizer
Editor Mode buttonsStatistics moduleEditor resizer
RadEditor's Modules - special tools used to provide extra information such as Tag Inspector, Real Time HTML Viewer, Tag Properties and other.

website by Hudson Berkley Reinhart Ltd