Upskill primary staff to raise standards in physical education.
Learners at Derby College complete their leadership skills programme alongside their main curriculum, providing them with extra time to develop their skills and put them into practice in their studies.
Those who have completed Level 3 Sports Leaders are able to use the UCAS points it brings to support their university applications, which has on several occasions proved vital in securing their first choice destination.
Located in Milton Keynes, Shenley Brook End School delivers Level 2 and 3 Sports Leadership to provide students with skills that benefit their family life, building relationships and further education or employment.
Thanks to excellent community links, students play an active role in supporting primary schools with Year 6-7 transition and volunteering in the delivery of high-quality sports events.
Located in North Ferriby, the school provides an outstanding Sports Leaders programme to students in years 10, 12 and 13, with the aim being to increase participation in sport and create future opportunities for leaders.
Students in year 13 work closely with students with significant from special schools to deliver a variety of events, demonstrating excellent problem solving and resilience to keep sessions on track.
Situated in north-west London, Kingsbury Green serves a diverse, multicultural community that represents the richness of the local area.
As a result of offering leadership awards to their learners, they have become more confident and better able to communicate their ideas, showing greater respect for each other and learning how to manage conflict in the playground and the classroom.
Using rugby’s core values of teamwork, respect, enjoyment, discipline and sportsmanship, Dallaglio RugbyWorks delivers leadership programmes to young people who are excluded from mainstream education.
Their programmes combined with ours provide the learners with the life skills and attitudes they need to transition into education, employment or training after school.
As one of the leading British schools in the region, DBS-EH places the wellbeing of students and the interests of the community at the centre of everything they do.
They hold a responsibility to promote life skills among learners and have seen their Sports Leaders develop independence, resilience and confidence in a multitude of life aspects.
The school’s Level 3 leadership programme provides students with the knowledge that they can impact both their peers and the learning of younger children within their community.
Learners visit local primary schools to deliver sessions and build experience of adapting sessions in changing environments. This provides them with the skills they need to go on and coach with local clubs and teams, including Brentford FC amongst others.
Based in Wrexham, north Wales, St Christopher’s supports students who learn in different ways and often arrive believing that they cannot succeed.
Sports Leadership takes them on a journey from Level 1 to 3 and has seen them work on external projects with the FA of Wales, Youth Sport Trust and Dame Kelly Holmes Trust to name a few.
Located in rural Gloucestershire, Hartpury College is home to many talented students in sports such as football, rugby and equestrianism.
Many of the College’s Sports Leaders overcome personal barriers, including confidence issues, public speaking and challenges in communication. Completing a leadership skills programme helps them to address these hurdles, becoming more employable and ready to work in the sports industry.
Part of Monmouthshire County Council, MonLife services leisure, youth and outdoor education across seven sites. As part of this, they deliver PlayMaker to every year 5 pupil in the county.
Since the start of the project in 2013, over 5,500 children have taken part, providing a platform for learning and a pathway into post-16 employment opportunities.
Pupils at Aylesbury High benefit from the school’s approach to feedback, both written and verbal, helping them to develop their skills and be the best they can.
By working closely with a local co-educational special school, Aylesbury High students facilitate physical activity sessions for learners with severe and multiple learning difficulties, providing them with access to facilities and events they would otherwise miss out on.
Serving learners from all over the world and from early ages through to upper school, students are encouraged to become curious, competent and compassionate changemakers.
Delivering leadership skills has impacted how learners view themselves as people, with a positive effect on how they treat others and how they reflect on themselves, their abilities and their actions.
Learners at Teign School lead a variety of activities for local feeder primary schools, including sports such as tag rugby, athletics, cross country, handball and netball to name a few. Leaders build up their confidence by leading to their peers before putting their skills to practice in primary schools.
Their leadership programmes have given students the confidence to believe that they can succeed, even in aspects of their education where they have previously struggled.
As an SEN school, ALP support many learners who are lacking in confidence and social skills. They use mainly outdoor education activities to encourage teamwork and boos their learners’ confidence in different skills.
As a result of delivering the PE Life Skills Award, their learners have formed more positive relationships and improved their social skills throughout the course.
Located in Glasgow, Whitehill are committed to and passionate about making a difference to the lives of their students and giving them the best possible life chances by equipping them with the skills they need for the 21st century to grow and develop.
Many of their leadership learners have overcome personal barriers to develop a newfound self-confidence, which in turn has had a transformative effect on their academic achievements.
Located in Yorkshire, New College Pontefract delivers Sports Leadership to further education students in addition to offering adult learners continued professional development through our Level 5 and 6 PE Specialism and Leadership programmes.
Their leaders always become a tight-knit group, working together to share experiences and create a positive, supportive learning environment based on trust and teamwork.
Upskill primary staff to raise standards in physical education.
As a result of delivering the PE Life Skills Award, the school’s pupils have shown greater empathy and become inclusive, as well as showing more skills in PE and school sport.
The school encourages peer-to-peer learning with Sports Leaders in year 5 helping to deliver sports sessions to the younger children, including girls’ football and multi-skills activities.
Leadership is a way of life at Highfields School in Derbyshire with a pathway of learning from year 7 to year 12. The school runs 30 events per year for local primary schools, with Sports Leaders supporting delivery and introducing younger learners to leadership.
The school works with national governing bodies to train leaders as officials and coaches in sports including athletics, rugby, netball, cricket, rounders and golf.
At the start of their Sports Leadership programme, many learners at Larbert High, especially girls, class themselves as being not sporty, but they see the course as a way to boost their confidence and develop leadership skills.
Since the Covid pandemic, they have seen more learners demonstrate social anxiety at the start of their course. However, they have seen the same learners go on to feel more comfortable working with others, developing their confidence and communication.
The college has excellent links with the local community through the Active Blackpool partnership, where 10 former students are now in full-time employment having been ‘spotted’ at events while studying and volunteering as leaders.
Students at Blackpool Sixth often demonstrate outstanding growth in their confidence and independence through working with local primary schools who place a high value on their skills and attributes.
Through a carefully crafted curriculum, the school provides students with opportunities throughout their journey to develop leadership skills, cultivate a growth mindset and engage in self-reflection.
As a result of their leadership programmes, the school has seen students gain enhanced self-awareness, understanding of their strengths, weaknesses and areas for growth as well as improved ability to make informed decisions and set clear goals.
Located in Manchester, Whalley Range is a popular high school for girls with strong family, community and business connections. Sports Leadership has become an important part of students’ journey, building important foundations for the future.
Their leaders have organised numerous events across the school, including sport and physical activities for both their peers and the staff.
Based on the south coast of England in Weymouth, Budworth Academy has excellent links to their community, working with local partnership schools to host sports days, festivals and weekly physical activity sessions.
They have seen a high number of former students continue their journey in education, becoming primary and secondary school PE teachers, something they take great pride in.
With over 180 leaders taking part in their programme, the course enables students to stand up in front of their peers, large groups and primary children despite never experiencing this before.
Recently the school has developed partnerships local primary schools to create opportunities for leaders to work with younger pupils and those with SEND, delivering large and competitive events.
LFC Foundation delivers leadership skills programmes as part of its work across the city to encourage young people to engage with formal education, helping them develop vital skills like communication, teamwork and self-belief.
Within their work, learners benefit from a wide range of leadership opportunities, such as supporting local foodbanks, assisting with sports camps and volunteering in homes for the elderly.