Extra-curricular activities should be made compulsory in school

Extra-curricular activities should be made compulsory in school


School is considered as a learning platform where students gain a perspective towards their life. The school is responsible to make the students fit in every area. It also includes extra-curricular activities so that students don’t get restricted to formal studies. But then there is a group who don’t want their kids to waste time on extra curricular activities. It considers a waste of time reaping no benefits in future. Do you think extra curriculum activities should be made compulsory in school?

Yes

• Students need some other ways to relax and have some good time to rejuvenate the spirits. Students need play as well as studies to have right balance in life.

• Extra curriculum activities provide the students with an opportunity to learn and practice things on a practical level.

• Extra curricular activities not only provide a break from routine studies but also help the students to improve their health.

• There are many students who don’t want to choose the specific subjects to make a career. They find their future careers in the form of extra curriculum activities.

• Extra curriculum activities are a way to bind with different people and often enhance the team spirit in the children.

No

• There is no lucrative career made by opting for the extra curriculum activities. It is just a form of entertainment.

• It is not possible for every school to give equal importance to the extra curriculum activities. It requires resources.

• Students tend to lose their focus on studies due to the extra curriculum activities. It is not welcomed by parents.

• If extra curriculum activities are forced on the school then it will only result in boredom and exhaustion. Children want the extra curriculum activities for fun, and cannot enjoy it under compulsion.

Conclusion

Making extra curriculum activities compulsory cannot reap any significant benefits. Students need the space to choose their career and it comes when their family allows it. Even if the extra curriculum activities are kept optional, they can make a difference in student’s lives. Making it compulsory will only kill the fun of activities.
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  • RE: Extra-curricular activities should be made compulsory in school -samia (12/16/16)
  • please give more information about this topic.........
  • RE: Extra-curricular activities should be made compulsory in school -samia (12/16/16)
  • please give more information about this topic.........
  • RE: Extra-curricular activities should be made compulsory in school -puja singh (12/09/14)
  • allowing children to participate in extra carricular activities is like giving them wings to fly, giving them a chance to persue thier own field of interest be it in games,drama literary,research , studies etc. it gives them freedom to think rationally. but when the choice becomes compulsion it leads to unwillingness and frustration. ..

    so instead of making it compulsary it should be kept as a choice in school so that children can get a chance to decide properly about what they actually want..
  • RE: Extra-curricular activities should be made compulsory in school -alok (12/09/14)
  • In today's scenrio of d world, if you want to selection in a reputed place/company/organisation then u hav to perfect in every field & it z only possible whn extracurricular will hav to be made compulsary in schls/colleges n universities..

    and learning is not a part of only reading books...we can learn from everywhere....everyfield has a lot of opportunities....so we should retain nd it shud be made compulsary....thank u
  • RE: Extra-curricular activities should be made compulsory in school -Deepanjul Rai (12/08/14)
  • Extra curricular activities shud be made compulsory in school.....

    When a child got an admission in school...wht he/she is interested in diff kinds of activities such as dancing,acting etc.....This interest of dem later give dem a kind of boost in future...What i want to say is if Extra curricular activities are not being introduced or made compulsory in schools...i m sure dat dey wont become einstien either by only concentrating in books...

    If we talk abt future aspects of extra curricular activities....it is lot more benificial....


    A person who is frm village nd not getting proper education ...Wht will he do in future...??
    So dat person switches on to sports which counts in extra curricular activities...nd dis person will be more successful dan d person studying in schools with no extra curricular activities....m sure abt it....Nd dis is becoz d village guy has no option to achieve something in life...so he will definitely work hard in sports nd will make footprints fr others to follow..

    Thnx..
  • RE: Extra-curricular activities should be made compulsory in school -Pankaj Yadav (12/07/14)
  • Making Extra curriculam activities compulsory in schools would be a idea.These activities are good physically and mentally.
    Students come to know their area of interest and learn many thing like working as team,interacting with other schools student.It will help good athleate to find a platform.
  • RE: Extra-curricular activities should be made compulsory in school -RSW (12/07/14)
  • Extracurricular activities should be compulsory but with a free space for students to be creative and enjoy it without feeling stress. For example, students get to choose the clubs they want to create and it's activities corresponding to their abilities and interest. So even if there were kids who only care about studying and good grades, they can start a club where they can study or together or research o topic related to their subjects to help them improve in studying.

    This will benefit them in too many ways, they get to explore, have fun, improve their soft skills perhaps and teach them responsibility.

    Saying that extracurricular activities won't help kids in the future is absolutely wrong. Education is not all about grades and information in books, it is all the experiences skills and information a person receives in their daily lives.
  • RE: Extra-curricular activities should be made compulsory in school -RSW (12/07/14)
  • Extracurricular activities should be compulsory but with a free space for students to be creative and enjoy it without feeling stress. For example, students get to choose the clubs they want to create and it's activities corresponding to their abilities and interest. So even if there were kids who only care about studying and good grades, they can be in a club for studying or something related to their subjects to help them improve in studying, or a research club.

    This will benefit them in too many ways, they get to explore, have fun, improve their soft skills perhaps and teach them responsibility.

    Saying that extracurricular activities won't help kids in the future is absolutely wrong. Education is not all about grades and information in books, it is all the experiences skills and information a person receives in their daily lives.
  • RE: Extra-curricular activities should be made compulsory in school -devesh (04/17/14)
  • Yes, extra curricular activities should be made compulsory because it will not only help in wholesole development of a child but also improves his social and emotional quotient. It will help to overcome lethargy and child's real and unique qualities are developed.

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