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 KS2 to KS3 to explore Paralympic Heritage. They include a variety of fun, interesting and educational activity sheets to download at home. We'd love to know how you get on, send us a photo of your completed activity sheet and we'll add them to our online photo gallery. Email your photos to: [email protected]

Activity sheets for other key stages are coming soon!

KS2 STEM lego challenge         KS3 how blades are made activity sheet

KS2 7-11 years                                            KS3 11 - 14 years


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.


This year we will be offering free formal learning sessions at our new Heritage Centre and regional exhibitions as well as downloadable resources for teachers to create a self-led learning experience.  Our offer will include:

  • Formal learning sessions for KS 2,3 & 4 at the new Heritage Centre being built at Stoke Mandeville Stadium.  Subject matter covered will include STEAM, SEN, PSHE & Citizenship.  These can be utilised as a standalone feature or with any one of our additional sessions.
  • A suite of KS 2,3 &4 online resources is available for free download enabling teachers to develop pre and post-visit sessions as well as self-led sessions. Please fill in your details to access the following learning resources:


  • Free assemblies and workshops for smaller student groups available from NPHT Learning Team including PSHE and citizenship themes as well as breaking down barriers to disability.
  • Potential for our 'Meet the Paralympian' Programme.  We plan to have in person appearances as well as virtual ones.  

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.

Higher Education/U3A

Contact us to discuss bespoke visits and access our talks programme for your college/university.

Additional learning resources

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

School / Group bookings

To arrange for a tour and other activities please save the downloadable booking form, fill in and send the form by email to: [email protected].

For more information please contact us at [email protected]

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