Sport is the perfect topic to inspire children who would much rather be outside running around. Start this great topic by reading Sports Day on Mount Olympus.
Sports Day on Mount Olympus provides heaps of opportunities for exploring language in a fun and engaging way. The story is full of colourful expression, simile and hyperbole – and children will enjoy being language detectives and identifying the different writing techniques that the author uses.
Lee Parkinson, of Davyhulme Primary School, Manchester, explores what being a champion really means and retells a story that is guaranteed to make you.
Let's take a fresh look at the Olympic Games. Our radio play, Making Waves, has two strands: the story of a fictional Paralympic swimmer training hard...
There was plenty of scope for marvelling at the athletic achievements in the velodrome at London 2012. Gold medals were certainly the reward for the hard work...
If you ask someone about the benefits of exercise they will probably respond with ‘keeping fit’, ‘staying trim’ and ‘a healthy heart’. But what about the benefits of sport?
Antonia Peters gets a gold medal for showing children how to collect and analyse sports results in many different formats, from bar charts to pie charts. This one’s a winner!
Sport and books do mix, as this varied selection of fiction and non-fiction titles shows. Children’s book expert Anne Faundez reports back on some of the best sport-related reads.