Here you will find activity plans and resources created by NGB's, Organisations, and Delivers to promote and introduce their sport to all young people involve in the Paralympic Festival Week. These resources can be used in schools as lesson plans with multiple adaptions to take into account varying levels of equipment, space and abilities. There is something for all schools and young people to take part in.

Sport Included:

  • Athletics
  • Boccia
  • Football
  • Sitting Volleyball
  • Wheelchair Basketball
  • Wheelchair Rugby

Alongside other resources such as:

  • Motor Activity Training Program Resources (MATP)
  • YST Wonder Woman
  • Learning & Discovery Resources

A big shout out and thank you to all schools who engaged in the resources, we hope you enjoyed them and helped you get active. A special shout out to the most engaged schools:

1. Learning South Leicestershire Schools Sport Partnership

2. Birch Wood Special School

3. Orchard Community Primary School


LRS Virtual Paralympic Festival School Information Pack

Athletics

Introductory Video to Athletics in the Paralympics

Virtual Sports Hall Athletics Adapted Guidance Resource

Virtual Sports Hall Athletics Wheelchair Guidance Resource

ParaFest All Athletics challenge videos together

A Video with ideas or Athletics games and challenges that can be done at home or in a school environment.

Challenge 1: 10 x 10m Shuttle Run. Adaptable for wheelchair users.

Challenge 2 - Chest Push. Inclusive for wheelchair users

Challenge 3: Standing Long Jump. Adaptable format for wheelchair users included.

For a challenge video please see the video above titled: 'ParaFest All Athletics challenge videos together'

Challenge 4: Speed Bounce. Format for wheelchair users included.

For non Wheelchair users please see the video above titled: 'ParaFest All Athletics challenge videos together' for a demonstration

For Wheelchair users please see the video directly below for a demonstration.

Challenge 5: Vertical Jump. Please see target throw format for wheelchair users

For a challenge video please see the video above titled: 'ParaFest All Athletics challenge videos together'

Challenge 5a: Target throw. For participants who cannot perform the vertical jump or long jump adaptation.

Badminton

Badminton - Lesson 1

Badminton - Lesson 2

Boccia

Introductory Video to Boccia in the Paralympics

Zoom Boccia Format

Football

Introduction to Para-Football PDF

The Impossible Dream Promotional Video

One Player, Two Journeys, Three Lions - Promotional Video

FA Player Pathway Information - Supporting Para-Football

Football session plan - Stuck In The Mud

LCFC In The Community Football Lesson Plan

Leicestershire & Rutland Inclusive Football League Information

Football App Challenge #1

During the Paralympic Festival week (WC 17th May) there will also be a Football challenge on our Virtual Together App for you to try. Be sure to check it out! More information about our Virtual Together App can be found using this link: virtualtogetherapp

Football App Challenge #1 Instructional PDF

Football Challenge #2

Jack Rutter, former England and Great Britain Paralympic Football Captain, is here with a football keepy-ups challenge. How many can you do in 30 seconds? Be sure to head to our Virtual Together App to upload your score onto the leader board.

Football App Challenge #2 Instructional PDF

Football Challenge #3

Azeem's Toe Tap Blind Football Challenge. Be sure to check it out and upload your score onto our Virtual Together App next week.

Football App Challenge #3 Instructional PDF

Learning and Discovery Resources

Learning and Discovery - At Home Resource

Giving you ideas and challenges to try at home for Athletics, Badminton, Seated Volleyball and New Aged Kurling

Learning and Discovery - At School Resource

Giving you ideas and challenges to try in a school environment for Athletics, Badminton, Seated Volleyball and New Aged Kurling

Motor Activity Training Program Resources

Introductory MATP/ Elements Documents

MATP Introductory Document

MATP Offer Outline

Activity Form

MATP Guidance to Resources and Event Structure

Introductory Elements Pack/Virtual Paralympic Festival

TOP Sportsability Elements Introductory Pack

MATP YST/ Elements Activity Resources

YST MATP Challenge Resource Document

YST Resource Cards MATP Mobility

Mutli-Sensory Environment Resource

YST Resource Cards Air: Sensory

YST Resource Cards Air: outdoors

YST Resource Cards - Fire: line and circle activities

YST Resource Cards Earth Sensory games

YST Resource Cards Earth Games

YST Resource Cards Earth: Games and activities

YST Resource Cards Water movement

Elements: Water Movement

YST Resource Cards Water Sensory

YST Resource Cards MATP: Dexterity

Sitting Volleyball

Introductory Video to Sitting Volleyball in the Paralympics


Sitting Volleyball App Challenge #1

During the Paralympic Festival week (WC 17th May) there will be a Sitting Volleyball challenge on our Virtual Together App for you to try. Be sure to check it out! More information about our Virtual Together App can be found using this link: virtualtogetherapp


Sitting Volleyball Challenge #2

This Sitting Volleyball Challenge is a slight progression from the first challenge. This time you have to sit up and down whilst keeping the volleyball up. Be sure to upload your score onto the app during the Paralympic Festival week 17th - 24th May.

Sitting Volleyball App Challenge #1 Instructional PDF



Sitting Volleyball App Challenge #2 Instructional PDF

Sitting Volleyball Lesson Plan

Sitting Volleyball Lesson Plan

Sitting Volleyball Game Formats

Wheelchair Basketball

Introductory Video to Wheelchair Basketball in the Paralympics


Wheelchair Basketball - Follow along Lesson plan video

PDF Introduction to Wheelchair Basketball

Wheelchair Basketball Challenge #1

Here is a 30 second challenge for wheelchair basketball you can try!! Be sure to upload your result on to the leader board during the Paralympic Festival week (17th - 24th May) using our Virtual Together App. But if you can't wait until then here is a sneak peak video! More information about this app and how to get involved can be found here: virtualtogetherapp

Wheelchair Basketball App Challenge #1 Instructional PDF

Note: These Wheelchair basketball lesson plans can be done sitting down stationary (e.g. in a normal chair) as well as in a wheelchair.

Wheelchair Basketball Health and Safety


Dribbling in Wheelchair Basketball lesson plan

Fundamental Skills in Wheelchair Basketball lesson plan


Shooting in Wheelchair Basketball lesson plan

Passing in Wheelchair Basketball lesson plan


A Wheelchair Basketball Dynamic/Team Activity

Wheelchair Rugby

What is Wheelchair Rugby - Introduction Video #1

Introduction video #2

Wheelchair Rugby Lesson Plan

Wheelchair Rugby App Challenge #1

During the Paralympic Festival week (WC 17th May) there will also be a Wheelchair Rugby challenge on our Virtual Together App for you to try. Be sure to check it out! More information about our Virtual Together App can be found using this link: virtualtogetherapp

Wheelchair Rugby App Challenge #1 Instructional PDF

YST Wonder Women Resources

A Schools Resource - This can be used within lesson time to help teachers set up activities for a groups and teams

A Parents Resource - This can be used with young people at home with limited equipment and space.

A Young Persons Resources - To give more ideas of activities to set up and participate in. Works best within a school environment.

School Games Active Recovery Hub

Promotional Graphics

Instagram Graphics

Twitter Graphics

LRS Para-Fest Flyer