Playing the game

15th August 2008 at 01:00

Anthony Seldon is wrong. Infringement of personal liberty is not a good thing. Would he care to explain how compulsory physical training would instill self-discipline? ("Would it be such a sweat to bring back PT?" TES Comment, July 25).

If this is a headmaster's idea of logic, it explains a lot. I believe that all secondary schools should run sports teams, but all participation should be voluntary, ensuring the greatest happiness of the greatest possible number.

Mark Taha, Sydenham, south London.

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