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Young Leaders

The Young Leaders Award scheme is designed to develop leadership skills in young people.  It covers Literacy, Mathematics and Physical Education and is undertaken by groups of Year 5 children.  During the scheme the children will develop their skills and abilities in their subject area to enable them to lead activities with small groups of Foundation Phase children.  The children gain many benefits from the award, including;

  • Personal development
  • Obtaining life skills
  • Involvement in the community
  • A deeper understanding of the role of a teacher
  • Improved personal performance and attainment.


The younger children benefit from:

  • The opportunity to take part in extra Literacy/ Mathematics/ Physical Education activities
  • Improved interaction across school year groups
  • ‚Äč Improved Literacy/ Mathematics/ Physical Education skills.


Once the Young Leaders have completed their award they run lunch time clubs with small groups of Foundation Phase children which they plan and prepare independently, with support from Mrs Davies. (who oversees the award scheme) when needed.  They continue to do this throughout their time in Year 5 and Year 6.


Our Young Leaders are dedicated and passionate about their role - they work hard and do an excellent job.  We are very proud of them!



Our Year 6 Literacy Young Leaders in action!

Year 5 P.E. Young Leaders

Some of the learning our current Year 5 Trainee Literacy Young Leaders are completing to gain their award