Presentation on theme: "Growing Participation by working together: two National Governing Bodies of Sport share how they have collaborated to support schools to provide wider."— Presentation transcript:
2 Growing Participation by working together: two National Governing Bodies of Sport share how they have collaborated to support schools to provide wider opportunities for young peopleDebbie Jackson – Senior Development Officer, Canoe EnglandDan Hetherington – Indoor Rowing Lead, British RowingRob Wright – Assistant Head, Plymstock School
3 History – the background TEAM Watersports represents the joint sports development departments of Canoe England, British Rowing and the Royal Yachting Association. Since 2001 we have worked together closely on a number of initiatives, in a range of locations. In addition our sports have consistently delivered on the international stageAn opportunity to clearly promote joint workingTaking advantage of networking opportunitiesA deliberate change of engagement approachJoint help & inspiration – YST,BR,CE
4 YST - £20K BR - £20K CE - £20K Investment April 2013 - March 2014 To be reviewed annually
5 Criteria – School Selection YST Partnership schoolYST regional staff insightStrong support from School Senior Management teamRobust and honest applicationBR/CE Strategic link to plansGeographical Spread
6 9 schools -Yorkshire Rodillian School, Leeds; Wickersley School, RotherhamSouth East -The Regis School, Bognor Regis ,West SussexSouth West - Plymstock School , Plymouth(lead status), Ashton Park School, Bristol North East - Roseberry School, DurhamEast Midlands - Prince William School, Oundle;Rushcliffe School, NottinghamEast - Turnford School, Waltham Cross, Hertfordshire
7 Watersport Hub School are defined as: Beacons of best practice in canoeing and rowing delivery through advocacy and development in schools, by committing to work directly with a minimum of 2 other schools and a designated local Watersports centre and/or local clubThey will develop and drive young people’s participation in indoor and outdoor opportunities by increasing sustained participation and providing clear inclusive pathways for young people into community clubs as both participant and young leader/coach/instructor/ActivatorThey will develop young people, school staff and parents as coaches, leaders and volunteers in Watersports deploying them to support competition development and growth through School Games delivery
8 Plymstock School – Lead Status Provide 1 to 1 support to all hub schools to achieve action plan outcomes including -Inform and advise on curriculum, competition and club developmentSupport transition offer from school to communityTo act as a sounding board to provide guidance and support to watersports NGBs on educational resources and young leader development programmesContribute to the development of the Hub School induction and orientation processTo link with future Lead Hub schools in other sports to share good practice to support the development of the Hub School concept.To compile best practice to schools on successes in Watersports developmentTo provide regular feedback/quality assurance on the development of Watersports Hub schools to YST/NGBs
9 The Partnership YOUTH SPORT TRUST HUB SCHOOL RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT BRITISH ROWING/CANOE ENGLANDYOUTH SPORT TRUSTRoleDelivery and DevelopmentAdvocate For WatersportsParticipation and Volunteering OpportunitiesWorkforce DevelopmentPathways Into Community SportWhole School ImpactRoleTechnical SupportWatersports ProgrammesStaff SupportResources and MaterialsWorkforce TrainingPathways - Community and TalentRoleProject ManagementNGB SupportSchool SupportResources and MaterialsLink to other YST ProgrammesWhole School ImpactRESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENTINCLUSIVE WATERSPORTS
10 What’s in it for the School? Yr 1 £1,600 support grant (measured against agreed outputs and outcomes) Up to £2,500 worth of Instructor and Leader training (In-kind)Potential for up to c. £2000 worth of additional support (including Lead School, NGB staff and YST staff support) (In-Kind)Bespoke Watersports resources developed in partnership with hub schools (joint competition resource development)2x Athlete Role Model visits/yr worth c.£1,000 Media support to increase PR opportunities for the school (via NGB/YST channels)Attendance at international/national events as spectators and volunteers Equipment Package
11 The School mustBuild and sustain strong community links by working in partnership with at least 2 identified local Watersports clubs (and/or Outdoor Education Centres) to create a ‘transition club’ and other school-club links which enhance the quality and quantity of opportunities and pathwaysDeliver 2 youth leadership/young volunteer training days per year for local schoolsIdentify one member of staff to attend and contribute to an annual staff development workshop for ‘Team Watersports’ on ‘working with Education’
12 The School mustProvide opportunities for a minimum 150 young people to access additional opportunities in indoor/outdoor rowing and canoeing and train and develop a minimum of 20 young people and 5 parents and/or teachers in coaching and leadership.Implement Level 1 School Games competition by co-ordinating and managing the rotation of the ‘Indoor Regatta in a box’ to encourage L1 competition, and host 3 ‘Indoor Regatta’s’ for local schools each year
13 Targets 9 schools 1350 young people engaged in Watersports 180 young leaders45 adult leaders27 Level 1 School Games18 school club/centre links18 ‘leadership/volunteer days’ for Young people9 ‘champions’ of Watersports from within Education
14 LeadershipTo date Canoe England and British Rowing have ran their U Canoe Activator Tutor Training course and Indoor Rowing 4 Young People courses at a few Watersport Hub SchoolsU Canoe is the new young people’s programme for 14-25s that aims to plug the gap in current provision, encouraging new participants to the sport. The programme offers two different ways to achieve this, U Canoe Wired (indoor) led by young people for young people and U Canoe Unleashed (on the water) using fun, participant led resource cards and learning through play.'Indoor Rowing for Young People' (IR4YP) is a programme offered by British Rowing to provide training on how to deliver high quality sessions using an indoor rowing machine, giving confidence and leading onto Explore Rowing on the water.Candidates have learnt how to use the machines, the resource cards and opportunities to continue. Comments included, ‘I’m hooked’ and ‘Who knew canoeing could be so fun’.These enthused Tutors are now able to deliver training to selected young people within their Watersport Hub Schools by loaning ergo machines from the National Governing Bodies, inspiring them to encourage more to go rowing and canoeing, leading onto participation for life.To find out more about the programmes orThere is currently a joint Watersports Leader course in planning which will combine the two training sessions along with how to run an indoor competition
15 Cases of Good Practice Rodillian Academy, Leeds Held 2 primary indoor watersports events at the academy (70 primary students involved)All year 7 students at the academy took part in a kayaking or canoeing activity as part of their resilience camp at Mixenden reservoir.Made links with Leeds Rowing Club for 2 teachers to go on the water and have INSET training by their qualified coaches for sculling.Primary indoor event held including; labelling the kayak, kayak touch challenge plus activities from the School Games cards.Year 8 students taken to Pugneys Outdoor centre canoeing each Wednesday afternoon as an enrichment activity.Year 7 & 8 students taken to the Ardeche region of France where they completed a 24km descent of the Ardeche river in one day and an 8 km kayak trip on a separate day.
16 Cases of Good Practice Prince William School, Northamptonshire Held a Launch Regatta to celebrate their role as a National Watersport School in partnership with the Corby, Oundle and Thrapston School Sports Partnership, The Youth Sport Trust, British Rowing and Canoe England. As a school they will learn how to engage young people in water sports and will be responsible for using the sports to impact on students’ attainment and on whole school improvement..The Launch Regatta saw over 70 pupils from Prince William School, The King John, Oundle and Kings Cliffe Middle School, Oundle School and Sir Christopher Hatton, ranging from 11 – 18 years of age competing as part of team and individual races.Prince William School, will now be working closely with Oundle Town Rowing Club and Proteus Canoeing Club, Peterborough to develop stronger sporting and education links between the School and clubs.Will also be running NGB indoor programmes; IR4YP & U Canoe Wired
17 How does this link to our 2013/17 commitments? Relationships - Both sports are benefiting from each other’s experience (Canoe England helping British Rowing with access to water sport centres, which in turn can help reduce the burden of growth on clubs).U Canoe & IR4YP – opens access to more YP through linking to educationOpens the route to develop new indoor and outdoor competition formats and challenges as an ongoing opportunity to continue for lifeSupports other programmes the sport is already a part of such as the School GamesPaddle – Ability & Row-AbilitySatellite ClubsAccredited Clubs/CentresCould lead into future developments of forming European style water sport clubs where members take part in both sportsIncreasing regular participation!!!
18 What should an Athlete Visit Look Like? Help and inspire young people to try the sport and where it can lead toExplain how you got into it, and how this programme gives a great chance to try both watersportsExplain why you enjoy the sport and how it changed your life as a young personTalk a bit about the diversity of your sport (coastal, surf, racing, indoor, ocean etc.)Give some practical tips to the young people on the ergosAward medals at events
19 Review of Data Reports - our impact to date New Participants
20 Review of Data Reports - our impact to date Lowest number per Hub = 30Highest Number per Hub = 1200Number of Schools working across –Between 3-82ConsiderationsBalance of primary to secondary pupils
21 Workforce Development Engagement of ParentsCourses RequiredSupporting Young PeopleLinking to clubs
22 Competition Level 1 Competitions = 111 Level 2 Competitions = 4 Level 3 Competitions – Rowing 7, Canoeing 2How have you influenced this?How many are “new” competitions?How will/can you use Launch to support more schools engage in Watersports competitions?
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