School Assemblies

School assemblies: bringing sports history to life

Sports Inspire delivers unique assemblies that use powerful stories from sporting history

that engage and educate children in the following themes and issues:

  • Cheating and fair play

  • Remembrance

  • Managing emotions

Inspirational sporting heroes

  • Sir Learie Constantine (immigration to the UK, racism and equal treatment)

  • Douglas Clark (World War I; qualities of courage and heroism)

  • Barbara Buttrick (equal opportunities for women; strength of character)

  • Steve Prescott (coping with terminal cancer; courage; selflessness; charity work)

  • Cec Thompson (overcoming racism; overcoming deprivation)

  • Sir Ludwig Guttmann (founder of the Paralympics; sport and mental health; Nazi persecution of the Jews)


Teamwork and cooperation

Women’s rights and women’s football: parallel histories (equal opportunities for women)

Rugby’s great split of 1895: the birth of rugby league (social class; fairness)

Moral issues (deciding on fair actions and outcomes from in a series of moral issues)

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Engaging ways to teach children important lessons about race, gender, and general society through sporting history

We provide a way to help UK children get to grips with these deep subjects, by exposing them to inspirational sporting stories that have transcended all manner of prejudices and societal struggles.

Get in touch with us at Sports Inspire Educational Publishing to find out how our educational materials will help you educate your children effectively, in an engaging manner.