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UEFA Women's Euro 2017

Dutch Diaries live story

Dutch DiariesDutch Diaries is an episodic story by top children's author Tom Palmer, which follows the Lionesses at the Women’s Euros. The story is being released a chapter at a time during the summer term.

Dutch Diaries is designed to be read aloud to a whole class or in an assembly, and used in conjunction with the Literacy with the Lionesses toolkit.

That's it! The last chapter was written live at the England Scotland game on the evening of 19 July 2017. We hope you enjoyed reading Dutch Diaries.  

Literacy with the Lionesses toolkit

Euro Lionesses Literacy with the lionessesThe England Women’s team look like they have a very good chance of taking home the trophy at the Women’s Euros this summer. To capitalise on the excitement around the tournament, we have teamed up with The FA to create a toolkit for teachers based around the Lionesses at the Women’s Euros.

The free Literacy with the Lionesses toolkit is packed with fun football-themed activities for boys and girls in Years 5 to 8, including writing tips from top football authors and reading engagement ideas for the whole school.

Download the toolkit now.

Supporting resources and downloadable worksheets

Supporting resources

Downloadable worksheets

See our other FA related resources - all available for free. 

National School Sport Week

554935513SH156 FA Girls FooNational School Sport Week took place from 26-30 June 2017. The week is a celebration of PE, school sport and physical activity. As part of the week, the Youth Sport Trust worked in partnership with The Football Association to engage teachers, schools and girls with the UEFA Women’s Euros 2017 through free European Championship 2017 resources. 

Further sport and literacy resources

Euro Lionesses Literacy with the lionessesWe have a growing range of interventions and resources for primary and secondary schools that use the power of football to motivate pupils and students. Visit our sport and literacy page.

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