Teachers should be obliged to take part in extracurricular activities such as sport and drama, according to an influential MPs’ report out today.

Participation should be included as a formal aspect of a teacher’s contract of employment, says a report from the All Party Parliamentary Group on social mobility.

It embraces the idea that schools should be more than just “exam factories” and place greater emphasis on building their pupils’ character and resilience – as pledged by Labour’s Shadow Education Secretary Tristram Hunt in an interview with The Independent yesterday.

Por cá, já temos drama suficiente e quanto a desporto, já fazemos bastante para escapar à saraivada de disparates com que somos brindados, semana sim, semana assim-assim.