Alternatives to Local Primary Schools

It is not a secret that primary schools in the public school system in the UK suffer from underfunding, overfilled classes and poorly qualified teachers.

Because of the notorious underfunding in our public school system, it is also quite common that sports facilities in public schools are in poor shape.

For those families where sports and fitness for the children play an important role, this can be a massive disadvantage.

Have you considered a private school in the United Kingdom as an alternative for your children?

Increasingly more families in the UK are looking into the nation’s private education system as an alternative to public schools. Despite the costs for private education in the UK, increasingly more families think that the benefits of private schools outweigh the expenses.

What advantages can private schools have over public schools?

  • Better qualified and more motivated teachers
  • Smaller classes with less pupils
  • Modern sporting facilities
  • Better funding for all types of events including sports
  • Better supervision of pupils
  • Better chances on the job market

You can find a list of private and independent schools in the UK at

There can find all types of private education institutions depending on your location. At local primary school you can find further information in regards to the advantages of private schools in the UK.

The Best Exercises to Stay Healthy

If you are one of these “average” persons (and I consider myself among them ) it’s likely that you only get a moderate amount of exercise during your day. No question about it, our modern lives don’t exactly demand a lot in terms of moving about. We spend many hours every day sitting behind a desk at work and at home this is often not that different either. For many folks, the only exercise they are indeed getting on a regular basis would be their daily walk to and from their car.

As a result of this, not all people, and in particular those who are less experienced when it comes to fitness and exercise routines¬† know how to get started with it properly. Worse, a lot of folks may be attempting to overdo it once they start with fitness routines. It doesn’t take a lot of fantasy to imagine that such a sudden change from a life with little or no exercise to tedious routines may quickly become challenging and very difficult to keep up, if not outright harmful for one’s health.

Health experts say for the longest time already that low-energy exercising but done regularly are among the most effective routines someone wants to change their lifestyle into a more healthy one.

One of these recommend ways to do exercising can be yoga. Yoga is non-strenuous  but highly effective mainly because many yoga routines, especially those yoga exercises for beginners, are easy to perform so you can do them daily without much fuss.

However, even if yoga doesn’t require rocket science if you want to learn it, you want to do it right. You have several options here.

Personally, I like to attend yoga classes in a good fitness studio because it’s there or you can be sure that there will be a qualified trainer. I consider this a lot more helpful than simply following videos or getting a book on yoga. I found myself having questions once in a while and having a good yoga trainer nearby, as is the case in a yoga class, is the best way to ensure that you do your routines right and in the most effective way.

Here in East London, I recommend that you check out London Fields Yoga  if you are interested in yoga classes. This is the gym studio in my area were we always have a lot of fun, during classes and also afterwards. The guys there are nice and their equipment is always very well-maintained.