Last Updated: Friday, April 24, 2020

Scottish Sports Futures - Jump2it Programme, YouthLink Scotland

What is this?

This practice exemplar details Jump2it, a health and citizenship-led programme delivered annually to participating primary schools by Scottish Sports Futures.

The programme is delivered in partnership with schools, active schools, professional athletes, local sports clubs and governing bodies. It is targeted at P5-P7 pupils. working with as many as 100 young people per school.

Who is this for?

‚ÄčThis will be of interest and use to all involved in education, including headteachers, practitioners, partners and third sector organisations.

How to use this exemplar to improve practice

The approaches and strategies contained in this practice exemplar are designed to support practitioners to consider how they might develop partnerships in their own context, with a focus on closing the equity gap and raising the attainment of children and young people from the most deprived areas. Practitioners should take account of their own context and consult with all relevant partners before deciding on which approaches and strategies are most appropriate for the children and young people with whom they work.

Reflective questions:

  • How well do we share skills, information, knowledge and experience across partners and partnerships?
  • How well do we learn from successful partnerships?
  • Do we engage in shared professional learning opportunities with partners?

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What was done?

Download YouthLink Scotland's report on Jump2it to learn about more about what the programme entailed.

Word file: Youth Work in Schools good practice example - Jump2it (84 KB)

Why was it done?

This programme is designed to increase sustained participation levels in clubs. There is a focus on areas where opportunities are limited.

What was the impact?

Last year Scottish Sports Futures delivered this programme to more than 100 primary schools across 6 local Authorities, working with as many as 100 young people per school.