London 2012 athletes and stakeholders questioned on school sports

14 May 2013

The Education Committee holds the first evidence session in its inquiry into School Sports following London 2012 on Tuesday 14 May 2013.


Tuesday 14 May, Wilson Room, Portcullis House

At 9.30am

  • Mike Diaper, Director of Community Sport, Sport England
  • Sue Wilkinson, Strategic Lead and Director of the Professional Support Unit, Association for Physical Education
  • Andy Reed OBE, Chair, Sport and Recreation Alliance

At 10.20am

  • Derek Peaple, Headteacher, Park House School
  • Linda Cairns, School Sport Coordinator, Guildford
  • Shaun Dowling, Head of Sport, United Learning
  • Representative of County Sports Partnership Network

At 11.00am-Olympic athletes, including:

  • Jonathan Edwards, World Record Holder and former Olympic Gold medallist
  • Lynne Hutchison, Team GB 2012 
  • Rachel Smith, Team GB 2012
  • Daniel Keating, Team GB 2012  

Purpose of the session

This is the first formal session of oral evidence in the Committee’s inquiry into school sports following London 2012. The first panel is comprised of representatives from national sporting bodies. The second panel is made up of representatives who are involved in delivering to a range of different schools. The third panel is former and current Olympians, some of whom competed in London 2012.

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