Sports Leaders Award - Level 1
The Level 1 Award in Sports Leadership is designed to introduce young people from the age of 14 to the skills of sports leadership. It is the first Sports Leader Award and, as such, provides the ideal preparation for individuals wishing to progress onto futher courses.
The Level 1 Award in Sports Leadership is a practical qualification where you demonstrate knowledge and understanding mainly through physical competence but also some written work.
1. Mr Keenleyside - JSLA Centre Course Manager, Tutor/Assessor
2. Mrs Green - JSLA/CSLA Tutor/Assessor
3. Mrs Donohue - JSLA/CSLA Tutor/Assessor
4. Mrs Swann - JSLA.CSLA Tutor/Assessor
At Heckmondwike Grammar School students undertake a twenty-four week intensive course ending with rigorous practical assessment. Candidates who achieve the high personal standards gain a Nationally Recognised Level 1 Coaching Award. On completion of the award candidates if wish can progress onto the Sports Leaders Award - level 2 in the Sixth form.
Congratulations to the following students who have achieved the Sports Leaders Award this Year: Charlotte Kestin, Ryan White, Matthew Padgett, Matthew Kinnon, Emily Hassall, Priya Sohal, Bronte McKeown, Jemima Beaumont, Tegan Parish, Abigail Green, Hannah Woodcock-Shaw, Kiria Wyville, Amanda Turner, Cameron Feather, Aqib Mahmood, Amy Nahk, Emma Wilkinson, Mo Sidat, Billy Cundall, Jack Baldwin, Marvellous Ugoji and Joseph Santry.
Sports Leaders Award - Level 2
The prime aim of the Sports Leaders Award - Level 2 is to develop and produce responsible, motivated and confident young adults who can lead safe, purposeful and enjoyable sporting and recreational activities. The award is also designed to encourage people to get involved in organizing and assisting the provision of sport on a voluntary basis.
This award provides a common foundation for the coaching schemes of the national governing bodies of sport. As such it concentrates on improving the leadership skills required to plan and prepare a sports session, deliver a session and evaluate the activity. The course is therefore highly recommended to those students taking part in A Level PE and those interested in a sport focused career. The course is also highly regarded by Universities and provides a good example of a young persons character and leadership skills.
1) Contribute to organising and delivering a sports activity seesion.
2) Establish and maintain a safe sporting activity.
3) Understand the structure of local, regional and national sport.
4) Understand and lead a fitness session.
5) Demonstrate principles and practices of running a sports event.
6) Demonstrate practices in adapting a sporting activity.
7) Plan a sporting event.
8) Demonstrate 10 hours of leadership skills in the community.