The Leadership Academy provided by Vale Royal School Sport Partnership is intended to offer support for young people in schools across Winsford & Northwich who are taking up a role as a leader in their school and/or a local community group. The Academy provides support for children from Y3 upwards to help develop their leadership skills, improve their delivery and enhance the overall impact of the programmes we run.

Throughout 2020 & 2021 our Leadership Academy ran as an online programme targeted at leaders working within their schools – click here to see the Youth Sport Trust’s Bubble leadership toolkit for further details of how this approach works. Content also included aspects of our typical Change for Life Champions, PhysKids and School Sport Organising Crew Leader training.

This ‘Virtual Leadership Academy’ contained 5 episodes which allowed participants to consider what makes effective leaders and provide some simple challenges to try within their schools.

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Episode 1: Skills and Qualities of a Leader (requires paper and something to write with)

Episode 2: Smile!

Episode 3: Playleaders

Episode 4: Competition

Episode 5: Health & Wellbeing