Wasps & Premiership Rugby
Engage! was commissioned by Wasps RFC from 2015 to 2017 to deliver their Premiership Rugby Ltd (PRL) community development programmes, which included six different strands of community delivery across primary and secondary schools and wider outreach work across Coventry as follows:
Something To Chew On - (STCO)
Something to Chew On aims to improve children’s understanding of what constitutes healthy eating and a healthy balanced diet, whilst also increasing the children’s knowledge of food safety and confidence in food preparation.
(NB: Only eligible to schools that are ranked amongst the most deprived 20% based on the Indices of Multiple Deprivation – IMD).
Primary: Key Stage 2, Year 3 Form Entry: Ideally two form entry Hours per week: 1 hr Classroom, 1 hr Tag Rugby outside Duration: 5 weeks followed by a Tag Festival in week 6 Other Info: One school chosen to represent Wasps at Aviva Premiership Finals Day and a Teacher Education day for minimum of 2 staff per school
For more information please visit: www.premiershiprugby.com/SomethingToChewOn
Aviva Tackling Numbers - (ATN)
In line with the current national curriculum for numeracy and Pfeg quality mark, Aviva Tacking Numbers aims to improve children’s confidence in their number skills and increase their appreciation of the importance of number skills. The programme sets a foundation for greater financial literacy in later life and leaves a legacy of a more secure financial future.
Primary: Key Stage 2, Year 4 Form Entry: Ideally two form entry Hours per week: 1 hr Classroom, 1 hr Tag Rugby outside Duration: 5 weeks followed by a Tag Festival in week 6 Other Info: One school chosen to represent Wasps at Aviva Premiership Finals Day and a Teacher Education day for minimum of 2 staff per school
For more information please visit: www.premiershiprugby.com/AvivaTacklingNumbers
Rugby 4 All - (R4A)
Rugby4All is Premiership Rugby’s innovative programme backed by the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) to promote diversity and equality in rugby. The programme aims to increase the number of women and girls involved in the sport, to provide better access for disabled people and to promote the game among Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) groups.
Primary:BME Key Stage 2, Year 5 Secondary:Women & Girls Key Stage 3, Under 15 Form Entry: 1 form and 1 after school club Hours per week: 2 hours total (1hr per class) and 1 hr after school club Duration: 5 weeks followed by a Tag Festival in week 6 Other Info: Two Ambassadors chosen to represent Wasps at Aviva Premiership Finals Day, Skill development camps and Coach Education workshops
For more information please visit: www.premiershiprugby.com/rugby4all
Urban Rugby Squad - (URS)
Urban Rugby Squad is a ground-breaking new initiative run by Premiership Rugby and its clubs which will see 1,000 young people aged 14-16 from disadvantaged communities across England participating in regular sporting activity and personal development workshops that use rugby as inspiration on areas including anger management, drugs/alcohol misuse and sexual health. An URS will then be selected to represent each Premiership Rugby side at a National Finals Day.
Secondary: Male & Female aged 13/14 - 16/17 Form Entry: 4 satellite sites across the City Hours per week: 2 hours per week at each satellite for 12 weeks over the summer Duration: 12 weeks followed by squad training for a further 6 weeks6 Other Info: 12-15 squad chosen to represent Wasps at the National Finals
For more information please visit: www.premiershiprugby.com/UrbanRugbySquad
On The Front Foot - (OTFF)
On The Front Foot is a new initiative run by Premiership Rugby and its clubs. Funded by the Department for Education the programme aims to install character traits in pupils across primary and secondary schools and will see over 10,000 young people participating in regular sporting activity and personal development workshops that use the core values of rugby (Teamwork, Respect, Integrity, Enjoyment, and Discipline).
Primary:Year 6 Secondary:Years 9/10/11 Form Entry: A maximum of 4 form entry primary, 3 form entry secondary Hours per week: 1 hr Classroom as part of PSHE time, 1 hr Tag Rugby outside Duration: 5 weeks followed by a Tag Festival in week 6 Other Info: Tag Festivals, links to HITZ programme, only 1 hr secondary PSHE
For more information please visit: www.premiershiprugby.com/OnTheFrontFoot
The award winning HITZ programme tackles some of the greatest challenges facing young people today – unemployment, crime and disillusionment. Delivered nationally by Premiership Rugby and funded by national partners Barclays, Comic Relief, Land Rover and Wooden Spoon, HITZ uses rugby to increase young people’s resilience, self-reliance and confidence. It gives the young people the skills to get back into education, vocational training, apprenticeships and employment.
To find out more, visit: www.pts-hitz.com