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World Cup

If you want to use the World Cup to inspire learning the National Literacy Trust have shared some useful resources here. These include activities for primary aged pupils and families focusing on a daily world cup story and a writing competition. 

There are also some Football School resources available here.

The Literacy Shed has a World Cup Shed containing a number of short films and animations along with teaching ideas here.

WaterAid also have some World Cup teaching resources here.

Pobble also has an inspiring picture and story starter here.

Tour de France

There are some teaching resources to support interest in the Tour de France and cycling here.


Mack, R. (2018) The Great Game. [online] Available from: http://www.pobble365.com/the-great-game [Accessed: 09/07/18]


Author: Jean

Senior Lecturer, Education at the University of Northampton. Admissions Tutor for the Foundation Degree Learning and Teaching.

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