With Get Set’s Road to Rio Challenge, young people and schools can also get into the spirit of the Games. Get Set, the youth engagement programme for Team GB and ParalympicsGB, is calling on schools to take up an inspirational challenge: to get active and imaginative by travelling the full distance from London to Rio.
The Wheelchair Dance Sport Association (UK) is the national governing body for recreational Wheelchair Dancing and Wheelchair Dance Sport. The aim of the WDSA (UK) is to promote and develop wheelchair dancing as a sport and leisure activity across the country and to raise the standard of instructors and competition in the UK and internationally at all levels. The WDSA are also looking to making dancing, in whatever form it may be, FUN, exciting and something that individuals who are part of this association and who do wheelchair dance are proud to say "I can do that".
Olympic medallists Sir Chris Hoy, Jessica Ennis, Victoria Pendleton, Louis Smith and Pete Reed are joined by a number of other athletes from Team GB in their own version of Queen’s ‘Don’t Stop Me Now’ – celebrating the success of London 2012.
A selection of Resource cards for the following paralympic sports: Goalball, Wheelchair Basketball, Seated Volleyball, Boccia. These resources can be used within curriculum lessons for able bodied or disable pupils, as an alternative activity. Ideal for raising awareness for the London 2012 Paralympics.