Raising Hands



Using the power of sport, our education resources can inspire your children - particularly under-achieving children - in their learning.

Benefits of these Resources for Schools

Each Resource is a Scheme of Work that:

  • is a National Curriculum project

  • is cross-curricular

  • uses the power of sport to engage and motivate children, particularly ‘less academic’ children

  • is fully resourced

  • can be taught year-on-year

  • is economical on teacher preparation time

  • requires no specialist sporting knowledge from the teacher

  • teaches English and History

  • teaches about personal qualities


What's included in each resource:


  • A substantial, ready-to-use project

  • A flexible structure broken down into easy to manage parts

  • Teacher Notes, National Curriculum References, Resource Sheets, Activity Sheets, Answer Sheets, Score/Diagnostic Sheets, Class Assessment Sheet

  • Activities for children aged 10 to 16 to improve their skills, knowledge and understanding, primarily in English, History, Citizenship and PSHE


Classroom Resources


Football Club Histories
Set 1: Manchester United (3 projects, available now)

  • The History of Manchester United

  • Munich

  • Sandy Turnbull biography

Inspirational Sporting People
Set 1: Ten Inspirational Sporting Women (available now)
Set 2: Bradford Girls: Breaking Down The Barriers (available now
Set 3: Olympic and Paralympic Heroes (coming autumn 2021)
Set 4: Black Lives Matter (coming autumn 2021)
Set 5: Sporting War Heroes (coming 2022)

Sport and Climate Change
(One project, available now, covering)

  • What is Global Warming?

  • The Impacts of Global Warming

  • What Can We Do about Global Warming?

  • Making Our Club Environmentally Friendly

Women's Sport and Women's Rights
(One project, coming in 2022, covering the many parallels between the history of women's sport and the history of women's rights and freedoms in the UK.)

Sport, Oral History and Dementia
One project, coming in 2022, covering:

  • interviewing skills

  • a sporting memories questionnaire

  • how recalling sporting memories can help people living with dementia

Immigration and Integration:

Using Sport to Understand Post-War Immigration to the UK
One project, coming in 2022, covering:

  • the British Nationalities Act (1948)

  • the stories and contributions of immigrants and their descendants to sport in the UK