Topic 1.1.2 : Opportunities for getting involved in sport
Can you name the 4 levels that aremissing from this picture and explain them? EXCELLENCE / ELITE PERFORMANCE PARTICIPATION FOUNDATION
1. Government Initiatives 2. National Governing Bodies3. The organisation Sport England 4. The Youth Sport Trust TOP link 5. Active Kids programme
Q. What is an initiative?A. The ability to think of andfollow through an idea or planof action.In sport this could be local ornational, and could focus on aspecific area or group ofpeople.This section will go throughsome of these initiatives.
Get into a group of 3/4/5. You will be assigned 1 initiative per group. In your group you will need to brainstorm the key points on the paper provided using no more than 20 words. One of your group will then act as spokesperson for your group and will explain the initiative to members of other groups. The remainder of the group members will go out into the marketplace and get information on each initiative from other groups. Each member who has collected information will then feedback to the group to help them make notes.
• This is responsible for the initiatives that have an impact upon sporting participation and achievement in state schools• State education is directed centrally by the Government and every state school in the country must follow the same National Curriculum• All teachers are trained using the same ‘Q standards’ to ensure that the National Curriculum is taught consistently across the country
• Every child has the right to free education in school from the National Curriculum• All children learn the same content and are examined consistently across the country• The National Curriculum has been compulsory in all state schools since 1989• There are 4 key stages: KEY STAGE 1 (5–7 YEARS) KEY STAGE 2 (7–11 YEARS) KEY STAGE 3 (11–14 YEARS) KEY STAGE 4 (14–16 YEARS)
Specific requirements for each Key Stage are differentalthough similar themes throughout are: • Competence (body and mind skillfulness) • Performance (applying competence) • Creativity (problem solving, techniques and tactics) • Healthy, active lifestyles (physical activity for health)
The study of PE should include activities that cover at least four of the following:• Outwitting opponents – Games activities• Accurate replication – Focuses on actions, phrases and sequences• Exploring and communicating ideas, concepts and emotions – Examines choreography and expression• Performing at maximum levels – Focus on speed, height, distance, strength or accuracy• Identifying and solving problems – Overcomes challenges of an adventurous nature• Exercising safely and effectively – To improve health and well- being, as in fitness and health activities
The current minimum requirement for PE per week is:• KS3 pupils should have at least 2 hours of PE• KS4 pupils should have at least 1 hour of PE• KS5 pupils are not required to do any sportThe new national strategy (2008–2011) states that allchildren should be entitled to a minimum of 5 hours of ‘highquality PE’All children aged 5-19 will be offered opportunities toparticipate in a further 3 hours per week of sportingactivities provided through schools, FE colleges, clubsand community providers
A National Governing Body of Sport (NGB), oversees theexisting Vision for that Sport as well as the future directionand focus of that particular Sport.National Governing Bodies are responsible for :-Providing a National directive and structureProviding support and insurance to those clubs that affiliate,Increase the quality and quantity of coaches, volunteers andofficials,Organise and/or provide information on competitiveopportunities at all levels,Assist with facility developments,Provide information and advise on funding andProvide clear objectives and actions for clubs andindividuals in assist in the development of that sport.
Many National Governing Bodies have in place a Strategy,which outlines the focus of that particular sport and explainsin detail how aims and objectives are to be met. Many NGBemploy officers to lead on the delivery and implementationof the National Strategy and these officers coordinate andoversee the development and performance objectives of aparticular sportIn short, the purpose of National Governing Bodies are:To increase participation,Develop talent andDeliver top-level success.
Sport England Objectives…Start: increase participation in sport in order to improve thehealth of the nation, with a focus on priority groupsStay: retain people in sport through an effective network ofclubs, sports facilities, coaches, volunteers and competitiveopportunitiesSucceed: create opportunities for talented performers toachieve success
There are 4 types of attitude to sport: Couch potato On the subs’ benchNegative attitude, hard to reach Could be persuaded if sport was made to be attractive START START Need to change attitude and raise Need to give incentives and make awareness on healthy active sport accessible lifestyles Mild enthusiasts Sporty typesKeen but could do more Keen to stay STAY SUCCEED Need to provide pathways to eliteNeed to increase access and sport and push to keep athletesreduce drop out motivated
The Youth Sport Trust is a registered charity, established in 1994Aims include:• To enhance the quality of their PE and sporting opportunities• To increase young people’s participation and enjoyment of PE and school sport• To give young people the chance to experience and enjoy different types of activity• To ensure young people receive the best teaching, coaching and resources possible• We want to help our young people to live healthy and active livesHow we achieve our aims• Through educational sporting programmes which are delivered through schools, partners, trusts, foundations and government departments• Support specialist school colleges. They also raise the standards of teaching and learning in PE and school sport, and across the curriculum
• The YST have introduced a range of TOP schemes designed to improve sport in the UK• TOP programmes give young people of all ages and abilities the chance to make the most of the opportunities that PE and sport can bring• They encourage all young people, including those with disabilities, teenage girls and gifted and talented athletes opportunities to thrive• It also provides resources, training and ongoing support to teachers and coaches
TOP Play TOP LinkTOP Play offers 4–9 year olds TOP Link encourages 14–16the chance to develop their secondary school students tocore physical and movement organise and manage sport orskills. dance festivals in local primary schools.Sainsbury’s TOP TOP SportsabilityActivity This focuses on theAn exciting programme, integration of disabled andoffering alternative out-of- non-disabled young peopleschool hours activities to 7 to (all ages) through a variety of11 year olds, comprised of sporting challenges.training, resources andequipment.
Run by the Youth Sports Trust and Sainsburys Aims to give young people the chance to try new, fun activities, learn life skills and get excited about having a healthy lifestyle One Active Kids voucher is earned per £10 spent To encourage healthy eating there are bonus vouchers for fresh fruit, vegetables and salad Sainsbury’s Active Kids vouchers can then be donated to any UK school, Scout or Guide group participating in the scheme and redeemed for almost 1,000 different pieces of exciting sports equipment
Vouchers can also be redeemed for over 50 different types of cooking equipment including bread-makers, steamers and woks Partnerships have also been formed with the Rugby Football Union, Premier Rugby, English Basketball and English Netball, so pupils can go and watch matches as a way to get inspired to do more sport Schools also have the option to collect their vouchers for ‘partner schools’ in developing countries, and those in less privileged areas of the UK, to donate specially selected packages of sports equipment through the Sainsbury’s ‘Active Kids Fund’ Sainsbury’s has donated £52million worth of sports equipment and experiences to over 31,000 UK schools and nurseries since the launch of Active Kids in 2005
Hwk 14, 15 and 16 Complete any of your own notes missed during the lesson on the above factors.Revise for a test next lesson on all the topics we have covered so far this year. Use the revision aids in your book.