Developing students as individuals and as responsible members of their communities is an integral and important part of the school experience. The tools below provide a wide spectrum of support to provide students with the knowledge, skills and understanding for personal, social and emotional development.
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Teachers can use the resources to create a lesson or series of lessons which help students build on their own experiences and take responsibility for themselves and their wider environment.
Rugby’s Core Values
Introducing young people to the values of rugby union will provide a mindset that will stretch beyond participation in the sport. These Core Values are: Teamwork, Respect, Enjoyment, Discipline, Sportsmanship.
Drugs & Supplements
The RFU have a new education section where anyone can come to find out about anti-doping; whether as a player, coach, support personnel, teacher or parent. Included are a range of useful resources to help understand the various anti-doping topics:
Diet & Nutrition
The England Rugby Sports Science and sports nutritionists have put together a number of resources and advice covering nutrition principles for rugby athletes: