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Player Pack: David Seaman

Welcome to the Arsenal Home Learning resource pack, featuring club legend David Seaman.

These literacy, numeracy and PE activities are directly based on the National Curriculum. The activities are suitable for children in Key Stage 2 (aged 7-11), although younger children may require some additional support. Share photos of your children’s work on Twitter using #AFCHomeLearning

Please note that for a number of these activities, you'll need to download the writing template located at the bottom of this page.

In the video above, David answers the questions you submitted as part of the #AFCHomeLearning reading task. He also shares his memories from his time at school, his career highlights and building confidence and resilience as a goalkeeper.


Reading: Complete the reading comprehension on David. Find out all about David Seaman’s amazing footballing career. Then see how much you remember by answering the questions. Available as an online quiz here or worksheet below:

Writing: You are David Seaman and you have just had a day to remember! Watch the video, then write diary entry about the day you won a European trophy with Arsenal. Download the instructions below and the writing template at the bottom of the page:


Tackle David Seaman’s Numeracy Quiz. Based directly on the National Curriculum, children can keep their maths skills sharp by completing this quiz on a wide range of numeracy topics. The activity is aimed at years 5 and 6, younger children may need support. Access the online quiz here 


These PE activities are focused on catching, reflexes and bravery. The David Seaman-inspired pack will help you to develop these skills. Designed for the home, they require no specialist equipment. Download the resources below:


Design: Design a poster to explain what it takes to be a top keeper and describe some great Arsenal goalies. Download the resource here: 

Fun: Have a go at David’s word game. Test your vocabulary and numeracy with this fun word game. You can play against family and friends, good luck! 


If you have access to a printer, feel free to use our writing and plain templates below. Otherwise, activities can be completed online, on a tablet or computer, or on plain paper.

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