Welcome to the world of movement, learning and behaviour! Given plenty of opportunities to move naturally, most children pass through early stages of development perfectly well and acquire bodily control satisfactorily. The child’s inner drive to move – together with the opportunity to move in...

Writing in the Telegraph last month, German Ambassador to London Peter Ammon described his disappointment at the falling number of British students learning his native language. His comments preceded figures released a couple of weeks ago revealing a dip in pupils taking foreign languages at school...