UK kids do phys­i­cal ed­u­ca­tion – on­line

Pretoria News - - WORLD - |

LON­DON: Hun­dreds of thou­sands of Bri­tish chil­dren joined in an on­line live PE (phys­i­cal ed­u­ca­tion) class yes­ter­day after the gov­ern­ment or­dered the clo­sure of the na­tion’s schools to curb the spread of coron­avirus. The les­son, hosted by well-known Bri­tish fit­ness in­struc­tor Joe Wicks and plugged by schools and the me­dia, at­tracted about 800 000 view­ers when he streamed it live on YouTube.

With the ex­cep­tion of chil­dren of key work­ers such as med­i­cal staff, schools have shut their doors for the fore­see­able fu­ture.

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