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This seminar details how a rural English pastime became three of the world’s most popular sports: association football, rugby union and rugby league.

In this museum led seminar students will learn:

  • Insight into the earliest history of ball games in Britain
  • Specialist understanding of the development and codification of association football, rugby union and rugby league
  • How these sports spread globally and developed into local football games, such as Australian Rules Football and American Football
  • Analysis of modern day cultural impact of football

Please note bespoke seminars are available upon request.

Key info

Suitable for: KS4, KS5, Higher

Age Groups: Post 16

Subjects: History, Physical Education

Topics: Careers, Evolution, Football, History Around Us, Movement, Rugby, Sports, Team Building

Type: At Venue

Duration: 30 minutes

Cost: Free with a Stadium/Museum Tour booking

Dates: Ongoing

Min. Group Size: 15

SEND: Yes - suitable for students with SEND

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