Educational Resources

Pope Francis has met on a few ocassions with football players, encouraging them to act as role models, setting an example of loyalty, respect, and selflessness. “I have confidence,” he said, “in all the good you can do, especially among young people.” What better time to have a look at some brand new resources connecting sport, young people and faith.

These free and easy to use resources are designed to help explore the wider benefits that participating in sport can bring, and to encourage and celebrate the achievement of physical, intellectual, emotional and spiritual potential.

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Values in Action

Values in Action

The John Paul II Foundation for Sport is delighted to announce a new series of educational resources Values in Action for KS2/3, KS4 and church/youth work settings. These easy to use resources are designed to help explore the wider benefits that participating in sport can bring, and to encourage and celebrate the achievement of physical, intellectual, emotional and spiritual potential. Curriculum links for teachers are also included.

The documents are available to download below.

For more information please contact the JP2F4S office on info@jp2f4s.org or 020 7422 6631.

KS2/3 edition

Includes a colourful board game and debrief to explore the ups and downs of our sporting journeys, an introduction John Paul II’s vision for sport, and a sporting values activity to help reflect on our own behaviour.

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KS4 Edition

Includes activities on sporting ideals, debate on the value of sport in our wider lives, and exploration of peace building through sport. Also introduces us to John Paul II’s vision for sport.

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Informal / Youth Edition

Includes team building activity and debrief, an exploration of positive self-talk and why sport mattered to John Paul II. Ideal for use with confirmation groups, in youth and chaplaincy settings.

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Curriculum Opportunities

A simple grid for educators to show how these resources can complement the delivery of classroom topics.

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