Opportunities for leadership training for primary age children though projects such as Playmakers and Young Ambassadors. Playmakers supports primary pupils in years 5/6 to give pupils the skills and knowledge to be able to assist in leading games and physical activities at break / lunch-times in schools. The course is delivered over a school day and used to encourage younger pupils to be more active. It can also be used to target specific pupils who would benefit from participating in activity.
A Bronze Young Ambassador is a year 6 pupil who shows signs of excellent leadership skills with an interest in promoting sport and physical activity to other pupils in the school. Bronze Young Ambassadors selected will become leaders with a passion for pupil voice.
Support development of new extra-curricular projects to increase physical activity / sports opportunities through Active Young people Funding stream.
Organise/facilitate courses for teachers, LSAs and parent volunteers etc to support them in delivering activities within the extra-curricular programme.
To find out more contact the relevant Cluster Healthy Living Officer.