S5/6 Sports Leaders
This is a practical course which gives candidates the skills and confidence required to lead a sports session successfully. Sports Leaders will take these skills and confidence into our cluster Primary Schools to deliver sessions to pupils, and S6 Sports Leaders have the opportunity to give up their free periods to come in and assist PE staff with S1-3 classes.
Units of Work
Plan lead and review a sport/activity Developing leadership skills
Lead activities that promote a healthy lifestyle Fair play in sport
The role of the official Opportunities in sport and recreation
Candidates are assessed on their ability to work towards a set of core values including;
Reliability Enthusiasm Maturity
Commitment Respect Tolerance
Initiative Attitude Confidence
Assessment Methods Include
Questioning of underpinning knowledge Peer assessment
Performance of set tasks Video/photographic evidence
Witness statements Notes or planning work completed during the course
This course increases pupils’ personal confidence and their ability to lead and interact with others in a variety of situations. It is a nationally recognised qualification that can be a stepping stone to future employment in the sports industry.