Play Leaders

Play Leaders are a group caring children who have been trained to organise activities for other children on the playground. They encourage children to join in games and to extend their friendships. The leadership skills that they have been taught will also help to raise self-esteem, self -confidence and encourage physical activity.

A Play Leader should aim to have the following qualities:

· To be a great role model

· Be Kind

· Be able to help other children

· Abide by rules

· Respect equipment

· Be honest, reliable and trustworthy

· To be a good team member

Aims of Play Leaders:

· To improve behaviour on the playground

· To provide a safe area for children to practise their social skills

· To develop friendships between pupils

· To encourage problem solving

· To teach pupils appropriate skills and games

· To be a good role model for their peers

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