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Mission Grove Sports Leaders

Mission Grove Sports Leaders

Once children reach Year 4, they have the opportunity to become a Mission Grove Sports Leader. Sports Leaders run lunchtime Change4Life games and activities in the playground for children from Reception to Year 4.  The initiative is designed to:

·      Involve children in inclusive group games

·      Develop leadership skills

We currently have 35 Sports Leaders and a further 40 trainee Sports Leaders.  In order to become a Sports Leader, children have to complete an application form and attend weekly meetings. Training is also carried out before children are given the opportunity to run a Change4Life Lunchtime club.

Each Sports Leader is then allocated a lunchtime per week in which they are responsible for running physical activities of their choice. Sports Leaders meet once a week with Mr Taylor and the Sports Committee to discuss any issues and upcoming events.

Our MG Sports Leaders also undertake other roles and responsibilities such as:

·      Setting up and running the Mission Grove Sports Newspaper

·      Supporting the delivery and assessment of our Inter school level 1 competitions

·      Organising and run our Sainsbury’s School Games Day

·      Support the running of Mission Grove’s School Sports Week

·      Organise and run Mission Grove’s annual Sports Day