The history and ethos of the Paralympic Movement

The history and ethos of the Paralympic Movement provides an inspiring springboard for students of all ages to engage in a number of cross-curricular subjects.

Resources for Parents and Home Educators

These resources have been developed to provide parents and home educators with learning opportunities for children from Early Years to KS3 to explore Paralympic Heritage. They include a variety of fun, interesting and educational activity sheets to download at home. 

Early years Goalball           KS1 Name the sport

Early Years                                                KS1 5 to 7 years

KS2 STEM lego challenge         KS3 how blades are made activity sheet

KS2 7-11 years                                           KS3 11 - 14 years

We'd love to know how you get on, send us a photo of your completed activity and we'll add them to our online photo gallery below. Email your photos to: [email protected]

Learning activities completed at home by a school age girl  Learning activities completed at home by a school age girl

Key Stage 2 Paralympic Heritage activities

Family fun activities

More activities can be found on our 'Family Fun' webpage. Fun and engaging resources for all the family to enjoy!


We will be offering opportunities for play that introduces the Paralympics and disability awareness to young children and families.  More information will be coming soon.


Our vision is to see all students educated on the history of the Paralympic Games and develop positive attitudes to diversity and inclusion. There are a number of ways in which you can explore Paralympic heritage with us, there are downloadable resources for teachers to work with students in school, online sessions with a member of our team, or a visit to the first ever Paralympic Heritage Centre at Stoke Mandeville Stadium. These sessions are free to schools and provide an engaging way for students of all ages and abilities to learn through a wide choice of cross-curricular activities including Math, English, Art and Design. Click here to view our offer.

Key Stage 2, 3 & 4 online resources

These learning and activity resources are for teachers to develop pre and post-session activities. Please fill in your details to access the following learning resources:


'Incredible Me' learning chest

Take a look at the activities we have in our 'Incredible Me' learning chest. These resources have been developed for schools to engage their students in developing an understanding about disability whilst learning about the Heritage of the Paralympics. Click here to view or download.

Incredible Me learning chest activities for school

Feedback from the Teaching staff at Thomas Hickman Primary school:

The choice and depth of resources provided was fantastic – so much information and lovely ideas to work with the children deepening their understanding.

Additional learning resources

More Paralympic resources can be found on the ParalympicsGB learning site:

School/Higher Education/U3A group bookings

Contact us to discuss bespoke visits and access to our talks programme for your school, university or group. Email us at [email protected]

Highlights from group visits in 2019

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