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1 Opportunities for getting involved in sport Lesson 3

2 Today our lesson objectives are: All students will be able to explain opportunities to become involved in physical activity. Most students will be able to include opportunities for volunteers, leaders and officials and describe some of the initiatives to increase participation in sport. A few students will give clear links between all of the different initiatives and their role in increasing participation for performers, volunteers, leaders and officials.

3 Starter Get your homework out – discuss with the person next to you the opportunities to take part in sport locally.

4 Opportunities in School  Class Discussion – What opportunities are there for you in school to take part in physical activity?  What about in a coaching or officiating role?


6 1. Government Initiatives:  “all pupils receive the entitlement to two hours of high quality PE per week”  Discuss is this enough?

7 2. PESSCL Programme  Physical Education School Sport and Club Links  The government put this into place to increase participation for 5-16 year olds.  Sport England and the Youth Sport Trust manage the Club Links and Step into Sport programmes, these give young people the opportunity for young people to volunteer, lead, officiate or perform in sport.  PESSCL programme aims to strengthen the links between the school and clubs.

8 3. School Sport Partnerships  Based around a sports college where groups of schools are linked.  Wide range of sports offered.  High quality coaching offered.

9 4. Sport England Organisation:  It is committed to creating opportunities for people to start, stay and succeed in sport.  Start = Increase participation in sport to improve the health of the nation, with a focus on priority groups.  Stay = Retain people in sport through an effective network of clubs, facilities, coaches, volunteers and competitive opportunities.  Succeed = Create opportunities for talented performers to achieve success.

10 5. The Youth Sport Trust TOP Link:  TOP programmes – encourage people of all abilities to get involved in sport.  It’s aimed at encouraging 14-16 year olds to organise and manage sports activities and dance festivals in local primary and special schools.

11 6. Active Kids Programme  Various supermarkets and other enterprises run voucher programmes in which vouchers collected can be used by schools to buy sporting equipment, one example being the “Active Kids Programme”.

12 Can anybody think of how you might categorise athletes dependent on their ability? The sports Participation Pyramid illustrates the development from mass participation at the base to excellence at the top. The 4 parts to the pyramid are as follows: FOUNDATION, PARTICIPATION, PERFORMANCE, EXCELLENCE.

13 PERFORMANCE PYRAMID   Complete your “Performance Pyramid” by filling in the gaps.

14   Excellence/Elite   fewer people at this level   Governing Bodies are responsible for the development at this levels as players pass from county to regional to national squads.   Performance   Young people start to concentrate on sport specific skills and develop a talent in a specific sport.   Quality coaching is essential to the development at this level.

15   Participation   Young people participate regularly in a specific activity for enjoyment   Sports development contribute to this with after school coaching, school festivals, club-links etc.   Sports clubs begin to become important at this stage as the make the link to the next stage.   Foundation   Where learning/experiencing basic sporting skills. Primary PE lessons, multi sport sessions, TOP Play activities are examples.   The acquisition of good exercise/skill habits provides a basis for personal development and future participation in a chosen sport.

16 Task  Answer the exam questions on page 29 of your book.

17 Homework 3  Read pages 21-27 to recap on work in the last two lessons.  Students refer back to local centre selected and state what the organisation could do to attract and maintain activity. How they could possibly link with schools?

18 Plenary  What do the following key terms mean with relation to sport?  Influences  Involvement  Start-stay-succeed  Opportunities

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