WATCH: Sats antidote – Sir Ken Robinson explains why play is so important in school

13th May 2016 at 16:01
'Playtime is not a waste of time,' says the creativity guru

It's been a long Sats week, with reports of children in tears, headteachers stressed and exam papers leaked. Thankfully though, primary schools can finally relax before the results roll in.

But how to fill one's time once subordinating conjunctions slip down the list of teaching priorities? In this clip, creativity guru Sir Ken Robinson explains why play is so important to learning:

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