Geography Of Sport: Six Nations Rugby (Unit Of Work)

This booklet introduces students to the global links within sports, specifically the Six Nations Rugby tournament. They explore the six countries who play in the competition, England, Scotland, Ireland, Wales, Italy, and France through topics of weather, population, cuisine, coastal landforms, tourism, and multinational companies.

Rugby as an economic activity is explored. We also look at the various aspects of our cultures we have ‘borrowed’ and adapted from our neighbours including language, traditions food, fashion, music, and sports.

The unit concludes with the students designing a brand and logo for a sustainable rugby competition at their school. The final designs are then peer assessed.

A range of individual and group activities are incorporated within this booklet including map reading and annotating, gathering research from print and video, with students drawing their own conclusions from materials gathered.

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Hi, I'm a Geography teacher with experience educating at various levels across the south of England, ranging from mainstream schools, SEN and extra-curricular tuition. I also have experience in teaching Humanities, English and PSHE topics, as well as having worked as a cover supervisor and an exams invigilator. I've also had the chance whist studying and practising Geography to visit some fabulous locations around the world such as the Sahara Dessert, the American Heartland for my dissertation and Germany as part of my degree study programme. All of my experiences so far have added to my passion for the subject and I continue to produce and edit educational material today with a view to passing on my enthusiasm for the subject as well as inspiring new Geographers.

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