Stars inspire playground games

25th March 2011 at 00:00

Pupils today act out TV programmes such as the Jeremy Kyle Show and Britain's Got Talent in the playground, according to new research which claims that children's games are thriving. Academics from the Institute of Education, the University of East London and the University of Sheffield, found that pupils are aping TV shows and computer games. They also emulate pop stars such as Beyonce.

Subscribe to get access to the content on this page.

If you are already a Tes/ Tes Scotland subscriber please log in with your username or email address to get full access to our back issues, CPD library and membership plus page.

Not a subscriber? Find out more about our subscription offers.
Subscribe now
Existing subscriber?
Enter subscription number


The guide by your side – ensuring you are always up to date with the latest in education.

Get Tes magazine online and delivered to your door. Stay up to date with the latest research, teacher innovation and insight, plus classroom tips and techniques with a Tes magazine subscription.
With a Tes magazine subscription you get exclusive access to our CPD library. Including our New Teachers’ special for NQTS, Ed Tech, How to Get a Job, Trip Planner, Ed Biz Special and all Tes back issues.

Subscribe now