Abbeyfield School is spearheading the Sports Ambassador Programme in Wiltshire.
The school is now LEAD school in Wiltshire for leading, coaching and volunteering.
It is the only school in Wiltshire with the title.
The school will be working with Youth Sport Trust, promoting leadership to other schools in Wiltshire.
Abbeyfield School will take a partnership approach with local schools and organisations to develop inclusive pathways for young people to progress as leaders, coaches, volunteers and officials. (LCV).
All LCV schools are provided with national networking and development opportunities to drive leadership and coaching forward to meet the needs of the young people locally.
LCV Lead Schools are members of a national network which uses innovative approaches to drive individual and whole school improvement.
Collectively, the LCV network works closely with Youth Sport Trust.
This means all Abbeyfield’s sixth form sports enrichment co-ordinators and sports ambassadors in the sixth form and years 8 – 11 will have Youth Sport Trust skills training.
Years 12 and 13 will also have first aid training and safe guarding level 1 training.
The pupils will also take part in a “This girl can” festival involving six girls from every school in Wiltshire.