Learning through Sport

Inspired by the UEFA Euros, Wimbledon, Rio 2016 Olympics and the Tour of Britain our theme for August is learning through sport. Taking part in sport develops so much more than cognitive abilities. It promotes values such as equality, fairness and inclusion as well as teaching soft skills such as team-building.


  1. Sport in Bristol

  2. Bristol has something for everyone, with many opportunities to try something new.
  3. The city has recently been named as one of the top ten cities to live in the world by the global glossy Forever Sports magazine, which says living in Bristol is on par with life in New York, Barcelona or Melbourne.
  4. Bristol is the only British city to make the list, and for sports fans, the city's two football teams, rugby, cricket and cycling profile make it one of the best in the world...
  5. Plus with the world’s biggest sporting spectacle upon us, and Bristol preparing for its role as the UK's European City of Sport in 2017, there’s never been a better time to get active in the city.
  6. Whether you want to take to the trapeze, or sit back and watch Bristol athletes like gymnast Claudia Fragapane or long jumper Jazmin Sawyers compete, there's something to get you going!
  7. Read this great blog from Visit Bristol, that shares the best ways to watch and get involved in sport within the city...
  8. Take a look at this great article from Bristol 24/7 too, who have compiled a list of the Olympic and Paralympic athletes with links to Bristol and when to look out for them...
  9. To find out mote about the wide range of sport activities available in Bristol, watch this video from the University of the West of England...
  10. Learning Quotes

  11. This month we're sharing learning quotes by famous athletes from around the world...