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AS PE - The Role of UK Agencies

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AS PE - The Role of UK Agencies

  1. 1. AS Physical Education The Role of UK Sport Agencies
  2. 2. Learning Objectives • To develop an understanding of the role that UK sport agencies play in the organisation of sport at different levels • To understand how UK Sport, Sport England and the youth Sport trust effect the performance pyramid
  3. 3. The Sporting Pyramid
  4. 4. The Sporting Pyramid
  5. 5. The Sporting Pyramid
  6. 6. Three Key Agencies
  7. 7. UK Sport • Works in partnership with the home country sports councils and other agencies to lead sport in the UK to world-class success. • UK Sport is responsible for managing and distributing public investment and is a statutory distributor of funds raised by the National Lottery. • Accountable to Parliament through the Department for Culture, Media and Sport, UK Sport's work is directed by the Board, which meets every two months. • Elite Performance – regional centres of excellence
  8. 8. Two main aims: 1. To support and deliver success at the Olympic and Paralympic Games – a ‘no compromise’ approach to target resources at athletes capable of winning medals. 2. World Class Performance Programme: funds performance and subsistence costs of elite UK athletes (money from the National Lottery)
  9. 9. Take notes on the video
  10. 10. • Promoting community sport to create an active nation • Distribute lottery funding • Parallel agencies (Sport Scotland/ Sports Council for Wales (Sport Cymru)/Sports Council Northern Ireland) • County Sports Partnership
  11. 11. • The document is embedded on the blog. Use it to highlight the key aims of Sport England’s new policy ‘Creating a Sporting Habit for Life’
  12. 12. • The Youth Sport Trust is a registered charity, established in 1994. • Their mission is to build a brighter future for young people by enhancing the quality of their physical education (PE) and sporting opportunities. • To increase young people’s participation and enjoyment of PE and school sport. • For young people to have the chance to experience and enjoy different types of activity at whatever level is right for them.•
  13. 13. The YST has introduced the following Initiatives: • TOP Programmes – provide a sporting pathway for children • Specialist Sports Colleges - more funding, community use
  14. 14. • National Competitions Framework • Physical Education School Sport and Club Links (PESSCL) strategy – aim to have 85% of school children accessing 4 hours of high quality PE and Sport a week by 2010 – Step into Sport – YST, Sport England sports leaders – Gifted and Talented
  15. 15. • School Sport Partnership – groups of schools working together to develop opportunities for young people – 1 Partnership Development Manager (PDM) – 8 School Sport Co- ordinators (SSCO’s) – 45 Primary and Special School Link Teachers (PLT)

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