Free Resources celebrating the Summer of World Athletics to use in your classroom

Starting Blocks is the education programme for the World Para Athletics Championships. It is free to register your school and contains lots of fun and free athletics-themed resources for teachers to use in their classrooms that harness the excitement of the upcoming Summer of World Athletics.

As well as access to images and videos from previous Championships, there are three fun themes to explore as part of the programme:

  • A Summer of World Athletics introduces young people to the events and excitement of the summer and to the sport of Athletics in PE and sport
  • The World in One City celebrates the 200 nations who will come together to compete and their unique cultures using Maths and numeracy
  • Faces of the Summer uses English and literacy to showcase the people who will make the summer great including athletes, their support teams, volunteers, sponsors and organisers

Resources are available that are suitable for pupils aged 4-15 and are a fun and engaging way to introduce athletics into your classroom.

Not only that, if you are one of the first 500 schools to register to Starting Blocks your school with receive a free Starting Blocks poster and will be entered into a competition to win an athlete visit to your school in the summer term.

Register now for free to access Starting Blocks. 

Click here if you would like to purchase schools’ tickets for the World Para Athletics Championships.