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Rainbow Laces - This is everyone's game


Rainbow Laces - This is everyone's game

Diversity, Identity, Relationships

Use this new pack to talk about the importance of LGBTQ+ inclusion in sport and beyond.

Use the introductory presentation to introduce the topic and key terms to pupils, followed by an uplifting film and classroom discussion.

For a chance to win a class set of Rainbow Laces, pupils can design their own rainbow-themed football shirts using the worksheet below. Share your pupils' designs with us on Twitter @PLCommunities, using the hashtag #PLPrimaryStars and #RainbowLaces or email them to us at for the chance to have your pupils' work feature on the Premier League Primary Stars gallery.

For more resources, try the Premier League Rainbow Laces resource pack on gender stereotyping.

Learning outcomes

Pupils will learn:

  • what LGBTQ+ means
  • that there are many different types of families
  • why being inclusive and welcoming to all people is important.

Rainbow Laces introductory presentation

This short PowerPoint presentation will introduce the Rainbow Laces campaign to your pupils, including key words and class discussion questions to use after watching the film.

Miley and mum holding Sheffield United scarf, showing their support.

Film: This is everyone's game

Watch Sheffield United fan Miley, and her mum, talk about what it means to be part of the LGBTQ+ community and the power of football to bring people together.



Extra time: Design a football shirt

Encourage pupils to get creative and ask them to design their very own rainbow-themed football shirt using bright and colourful colours to support the Rainbow Laces campaign.