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Is competitive sport better in private schools?

State-school pupils are denied the chance to take part in competitive sport, Ofsted chief Sir Michael Wilshaw has claimed.

So what are private schools getting right, that state schools are not?

Privately educated former England rugby captain Lewis Moody told BBC Radio 5 live's Victoria Derbyshire that private schools had a better range of sports on offer.

State-educated footballer Graeme Le Saux told the programme that pressure for academic success meant sport was often the first subject to face budget cuts.

  • 20 Jun 2014
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