A scrumful of resources for the Rugby World Cup
The World Cup tournament has the country’s attention and it’s the perfect time to make the most of students’ sporting passion. Whether or not you’re able to identify your line-out from your drop kick, why not try out a few of these ideas?
2015-specific Rugby World Cup resources
When it comes to international sporting events, nothing engages students like a round-by-round tournament display. For those of you incorporating World Cup activities into curriculum teaching, try these rugby ball-shaped clip art flags to decorate worksheets, lesson materials and for pupils to creatively present their work. In maths, kick-start students’ enthusiasm and hone their mathematical skills with this game of Rugby World Cup Top Trumps, which can be easily differentiated to suit a range of age groups.
Ideal for form time, you can find hours of engaging cross-curricular learning ideas, from designing a new kit to researching for a fact file, in this activity pack (£3) and workbook (£1). Plus, use this discussion pack to raise awareness of the wider developmental impact of the tournament, as well as exploring attitudes and values.
Top rugby resources
More generally, we have resources to support you in the teaching of rugby in its various forms at both primary and secondary, including basic rules for tag rugby and a simplified version of rugby union laws. There are also detailed schemes of work to accompany these at both KS2 and KS3, plus concise assessment posters to provide pupils with descriptors and criteria to develop their skills.
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