Scottish Rugby Schools Week supported by Saltire Energy

Scottish Rugby Schools Week supported by Saltire Energy

​Scottish Rugby is committed to growing school and youth rugby across the country and strengthening school-to-club relationships, which is why we launched Scottish Rugby Schools Week!

Schools Week 2022

Following the success of Scottish Rugby Schools Week supported by Saltire Energy in September 2021, which saw over 16,000 pupils engage with rugby, the programme returns for a follow up week of activation from 21 March 2022.

During the September instalment of Scottish Ruby Schools Week, 287 schools signed up to participate, with nearly a quarter delivering new or rekindling their rugby activity.

This year, the 2022 Scottish Rugby Schools Week programme will provide equipment, in-person and digital support to schools on a national and regional basis.

Support to participating schools will include:

  • Education Pack with an introduction to rugby, game activity cards, curriculum activities for the classroom and player welfare concussion awareness digital poster
  • Webinars to watch on-demand via Scottishrugby.org expanding on areas of the game
  • Rugby balls and promotional materials.

All resources have been designed specifically to enable schools to facilitate rugby activity to any age group, irrelevant of playing and coaching experience, and in-line with the Curriculum for Excellence.

Planned schools’ events including festivals of rugby and training sessions with local rugby clubs and Development Officers will also be delivered.

Last year, 101 schools across the country engaged with a local club Development Officer, and it is hoped the continued collaboration between these groups will see a strengthening in relationships and partnerships between schools and rugby clubs moving forward.

The programme is once again supported by Saltire Energy, a leading rental specialist in oil and gas equipment to the global energy sector.

Scottish Rugby Schools Week Resources

  • About Scottish Rugby Schools Week

    Click HERE to view our Information Pack. There's a link included for you sign up, you have until March 20 to register and access our resources.

  • Resources & Videos

    Looking for resources and videos to help you deliver your rugby sessions? Click HERE to view our interactive sheet. All you have to do is click on the link on the PDF and you'll be taken straight to YouTube and our Curriculum of Excellence based resources.

    Want to get an idea of what our video resources look like? Click HERE to watch our Hand Tennis tutorial.

  • Secondary Teachers Pack

    This resource provides secondary school teachers with some background information on what rugby is and where it can fit within Physical Education and aspects of school life, plus it's packed full of ideas for games and activities to allow teachers to deliver some rugby activity within their environment.

    Click HERE to view.

  • Primary Teachers Pack

    This resource provides primary school teachers with some background information on what rugby is and where it can fit within Physical Education and aspects of school life, plus it's packed full of ideas for games and activities to allow teachers to deliver some rugby activity within their environment.

    Click HERE to view.

  • Social Media Guide

    Looking to share your Schools Week content on social media? Click HERE for our guide on the perfect hashtags to use, plus content tips and hints!

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