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Schools are invited to explore the hallowed grounds of Twickenham Stadium with a rugby expert, journey through rugby history in the World Rugby Museum and experience hands-on learning in a free education session from a diverse range of workshops and seminars.

Follow the history of the game in the World Rugby Museum, from its origins in Rugby School to the present day.

  • Explore a glittering array of trophies including the Calcutta Cup made from 270 silver rupees
  • Take up the challenge of discovering “What Kind of Rugby Player Are You?” in the Play Rugby Zone
  • Re-live some of rugby’s most memorable moments with film and video footage

Visit some of the most exciting and select areas of Twickenham Stadium, where you can:

  • Take a seat in the England Dressing Room
  • Imagine the roar of the crowd as you run out of the players’ tunnel to take in the view pitch side.
  • Absorb the atmosphere from the best seats in the house in the Royal Box
  • Visit the VIP areas

Free Workshops and Seminars provide a hands-on learning experience, or the opportunity to discuss the ins and outs of rugby with a professional in the field at Twickenham Stadium.

For more information, please view our Learning at the World Rugby Museum PDF.

For bookings email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or phone 020 8892 8877.

Workshops & Seminars

Designed around the national curriculum, the World Rugby Museum’s learning programme provides a hands-on learning experience and the opportunity to discuss the ins and outs of rugby with a professional in the field at Twickenham Stadium.

For further details please view our Learning at the World Rugby Museum PDF.

 

WORKSHOPS

  Rugby Strips and Textiles

  Key Stages 1 & 2

  Curriculum: Art & Design, History

  Explore the evolution of rugby strips, boots and equipment since the 1840s to the modern day.

  Students will be taught to examine how materials and design have developed and improved due to innovations in technology and changes within the sport.

 

 

  Design Me a Stadium

  Key Stages 2 &3

  Curriculum: Geography

  Investigate the building considerations and essential facilities required of large sporting venues.

  Students will become ‘Stadium Directors’, designing their own working stadiums from location to build and fast food outlets.

 

 

  What Kind of Rugby Player Are You?

  Key Stage 2

  Curriculum: Physical Education

  Examine movements and body mechanics of rugby players to discover how different positions require distinctive attributes.

  Students will learn how speed, strength, power, endurance and agility are essential to the modern game and how combinations of each are vital to each position on the field.

 

 

  Rugby in Motion: GPS technology and fitness training

  Key Stages 3 & 4

  Curriculum: Physical Education

  Study the body mechanics, training programmes and impact of GPS technology on the development of elite athletes.

  Students will learn how speed, strength, power, endurance and agility are essential to the modern game and how combinations of each are vital to each position on the field.

  * This workshop is an extension of Key Stage 2 & 3 What Kind of Rugby Player Are You?

 

  Stadium Director

  Key Stage 4 & 5

  Curriculum: Geography, Business Studies

  Develop a stadium worthy of hosting a World Cup Final.

  Students will become ‘Stadium Directors’, designing their own working stadiums, choosing everything from location, build and which fast food outlets to source their catering from.

  * This workshop is an extension of Key Stage 2 & 3 Design Me a Stadium.

 

SEMINARS

  The History and Evolution of Football in Britain

  Key Stages 2 – 5

  Curriculum: History, Physical Education

  Discover how a rural English pastime became three of the world’s most popular sports. 

  Association football, Rugby Union and Rugby League all have their roots in mob football – a sport played on the streets and fields of Britain since at least the 9th Century.

 

 

  Twickenham Control

  Key Stages 4 & 5

  Curriculum: National Diploma in Sport

  Investigate the safety and security requirements involved in the running of the stadium on a match day. 

  A member of the events safety and security team will give an insight into overall stadium security, match-day security, events management and risk assessment.

 

 

  Commercial Twickenham

  Key Stages 4 & 5

  Curriculum: Physical Education, National Diploma in Sport

  Learn about the operations and management of the commercial aspects at Twickenham Stadium.

  A member of the Commercial Department will discuss the business operations, structure, logistics and ways of exploring the commercial opportunities afforded by the game.

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