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Higher Sports Leaders Award at Framwellgate School

Course description

Why Study the Higher Sports Leaders Award (Level 3)?

This award builds on the skills gained through the Community Sports Leader Award to equip young people to lead specific community groups such as older people, people with disabilities and primary school children.

The award includes units in event management, first aid, sports development and obtaining a coaching award.

Students undertaking this award are expected to complete a minimum of thirty hours voluntary leadership hours. Students who have completed this course will have the knowledge and skills to lead a range of people in many varied activities. Students benefit from a practical syllabus with the emphasis on gaining leadership experience in a practical way.

Features of the Course:

The course consists of nine units, one being the event management unit where pupils plan, deliver and evaluate a sporting event. Unit one is an introduction to leadership principles. Units two, three, four and five focus on specific community groups. Unit six, seven and eight provides pupils with the chance to gain a first aid qualification, a national governing body award and improve their knowledge of health and fitness for sport.

Unit nine gives the leaders the opportunity to plan, lead and deliver a sporting event. Students must complete

all units to pass the course, including the thirty hours voluntary leadership.

Modules covered in Year 12:

Unit 1: Introduction to Higher Sports Leadership

Unit 2 : Sports Leadership in the Community

Unit 3: Principles and practice for children in sport

Unit 4: Principles and practice for older people in sport

Unit 5: Principles and practice for disabled people in sport

Unit 6: Understanding fitness and health in sport

Unit 7: Dealing with first aid and emergency situations in sport

Unit 8: Demonstration of higher sports leadership skills

Unit 9: Organising and running a sports event

Assessment in Year 12:

Examinations: None

Coursework: Record of Achievement

Enrichment Course

Course content


In order to enroll on sixth form courses, applicants will need to have achieved:

  • 5 A* to C Grades in separate subjects and in addition
  •  Must have completed the CSLA


How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Framwellgate School directly.

Last updated date: 06 March 2015

Key information

  • Start date: Next September