Lead Inclusion School

Highfurlong School has been selected to be the  Inclusion Lead School for Lancashire and helps to drive the aims of the School Games by:

Delivering bespoke training and providing local advice and guidance to SGOs

Driving the establishment and implementation of more local competitive opportunities for young people

Sustaining young people’s participation beyond their involvement in competition through the development of school club activities.

As the Inclusion Lead School, Highfurlong encourages schools to develop meaningful high profile sport competitions for young disabled people. This provides an excellent platform for schools to launch a full programme of targeted competitions to build on the legacy of the 2012 – and also 2016 – Paralympics.

Youth Sport Trust – Inclusion lead schools

A network of 60 YST Lead Inclusion Schools from across England have been established, each selected for their recognised expertise in engaging young people with Special Educational Needs/Disability (SEND) to participate, compete and lead through PE and School Sport.

They are inclusion champions and are visionaries for what high quality, meaningful and inclusive PE and school sport should look like for every child. They work to empower teachers to be more inclusive in their practice, provide meaningful competition and competition pathways for young people, raising their aspirations and providing inclusive leadership opportunities.

To find out more about Inclusion Lead Schools please contact:

Gary Grieve
Project Officer – Inclusion and diversity
01509 226645