With the pressures on today’s young people to succeed academically, some people believe that non-academic subjects at school (eg: physical education and cookery) should be removed from the syllabus so that children can concentrate wholly on academic subjects. To what extent do you agree or disagree?

In today's modern world selecting education subjects for pupils is a major challenge not only to
parents
but
also
to School administration. A few individuals are of the impression that owing to a huge burden on
children
, periods of extra-curricular
activities
, art and recreation sports should not be allowed
instead
focus on academic subjects only. I disagree with the viewpoint and in the
next
forthcoming paragraphs, I shall elucidate with logical reasoning/rationale why students are allowed for recreational
activities
. To embark on,
Firstly
, young people have nowadays concentrated themselves to homes and its surrounding and occasionally play physical games
instead
set priority to watch the television and play the computer games owing to its addiction.
Consequently
, they lack physical fitness along with mental abilities and their performance and productivity are lower not only in school studies as well as in other aspects of daily life.
Therefore
,
parents
and teachers should encourage
children
to participate in recreational
activities
and
hence
develop their cognitive abilities, which will lead the overall development. To epitomize,
children
who participate and play games and create art and crafts are more creative and has high analytical skills, which they carry in
further
for higher studies
hence
are successful not only in academics but
also
in challenging career prospects.
secondly
, presently
parents
are very busy in their work and often lack the quality time to spend with their
children
along with providing guidance,
also
know their obstacles and weakness,
subsequently
,
children
are hopeless and divert their energy and intelligence to illegal
activities
,
such
as consuming drugs and stealing valuables, which are incompatible to their status.
Therefore
, it is the responsibility of the
parents
as well as
children
to keep them engaged with sports
activities
and avoid them moving to the wrong path.
Therefore
, I conclude that despite the huge burden on students to excel academically but sport and art are equally important to keep their mind and body fit and healthy and
also
engage them in school as well not allow them in illegal
activities
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