Mantle in the UK:

Secondary level - Turves Green Boys School

This project was led by Richard Heathcote at Turves Green Boys School (UK). 

For more information about the school, go to the website: www.tgbs.co.uk

Class  A mixed ability Year 7 class at a UK secondary school

Curriculum:  Physical Education; PHSE - team work and leadership

Enterprise

Sports R Us - promoting sport and healthy living

Ways-in

The students look at photos and discuss the demands and appeal of different sports

Building the 'Frame'

In groups, students experiment with different ideas for new games, including inventing the rules, and test them out on other people

Introducing the 'commission' and the 'client'

A video is received from Steve Jones, a director at the Sports Council,, who invites the team to produce a new game which can be played by both able-bodied and disabled pupils in schools

Fulfilling the 'commission' 

Tasks included: planning and 'trialling' new games; researching existing sports and how they are adapted for people with different disabilities 

The 'publication'

The new game was videoed and submitted to the 'client'

You can see hear Richard Heathcote talking about his project at TGBS, in this video

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