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Resource Bank

Welcome to the RFU Resource Bank, below are a number of exciting resources, from full toolkits to simple worksheets, to help you build innovative and interesting lessons for your pupils.

Photo: Offical Rugby World Cup logo 2011

This new academic year coincides with one of the most exhilarating events in the rugby calendar, the Rugby World Cup. This year the event is being held in New Zealand and to harness such an exciting event and launch the Resource Back we have produced a number of Rugby World Cup based resources

Love Rugby: Love Reading toolkit has been produced in partnership with the National Literacy Trust, an independent charity that aims to transform lives through literacy. Join the National Literacy Trust’s Schools’ Network and receive support and ideas to raise literacy standards at your school.

Watch out for more tools and resources coming soon. If you have any interesting lesson ideas or resources email them through to us and we will deposit them in the Bank.

The Resource Bank


RFU Primary Project based resource ‘Become a Rugby World Cup Winner!’  is a one stop shop of teacher resources, pupil work sheets and interactive games all based on the Rugby World Cup 2011. In the resource the children will cover KS2 maths, english, science, geography and citizenship in accruing the necessary skills to become a World Cup winner. The resource has been produced by the RFU with teacher and partner assistance.


Literacy Love Rugby: Love Reading is a toolkit packed full of ideas to help you use the 2011 Rugby World Cup to encourage reading and writing. For years 5 & 6 and transitional KS3.

Toolkit (pdf 3KB)

Cross - Curricular KidZone - Created by Tournament Organisers RNZ 2011, this unit provides a collection of student activity sheets, accompanying Teacher’s notes and a series of video resources.


Cross - Curricular This resource booklet was produced for teachers for the 2010 Women’s Rugby World Cup, provides a set of rugby related activities and work sheets.

WRWC Resource (pdf 1KB)

Geography Pupil worksheets that use a map of the globe and national flags to help identify different countries.

Worksheet 1 (pdf 1KB)

Worksheet 2 (pdf 1KB)

PSHE & Citizenship Introducing children to the values of rugby union Teamwork, Respect, Enjoyment, Discipline, Sportsmanship stretches beyond sport. The resources can be used in a variety of different ways including assembles and parent education.

Core values presentation (powerpoint 6KB)
Code of Rugby(pdf 2KB)


Something To Chew On is a progressive high profile health programme that aims to improve young people's understanding of healthy eating and Increase young people's knowledge of food safety.

Something to Chew On

Numeracy Tackling Numbers is an interactive numeracy programme for young children. This five week programme aims to teach 8-9 year olds the importance of number skills in everyday life.

Tackling Numbers


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