Do Something Active Outline



outline (summative tasks only)


Week 1, 2 & 3 

Establish a
connection and build rapport with your clubs.  


Understanding the
project and what we’re looking to achieve. 


Overall session will
consist of 45/50 minutes of fun and dynamic games with a quick consultation
with young people at the end regarding project

Introduce young
people to the concept of social action, get them critically thinking about
what they could pursue and how.   


Baseline surveys via
app, what they want to achieve.


Insight into health/social
problems they’re experiencing/how we can work towards combat


forms will be distributed.  

Week 3-8 

Activity block


Young people are
then introduced to a variety of different physical activities. The class will
be split in two with young people given the opportunity to try Boxercise or
body weight circuits.  


After the Halloween
break this will be re-accessed and different activities may be explored
depending on interest. Specialist tutors are also available upon


Groups will have the
opportunity to explore sessions with the department of Health’s designated
dietician. Individual young people that may want to do this privately can
also avail of mentoring or support via emails.  

Photo evidence,
lesson plans, outlines.  

Week 8-16 

Continue with
Activity block 1 or change to different activities. Again, the concept will
remain the same, group will be split into two and participants will have the
opportunity to select their preferred activity.  


Group sessions
exploring exercise, weight control and familiarising yourself with reading



Specialist tutors to
facilitate the activity that the young people wish to participate in (if
staff are uncomfortable with the subject/activity). This will also involve
areas of nutrition and overall well-being.  


Young people will
have the opportunity to confidentially receive mentorships regarding exercise
and nutrition.  


Guest speakers and
presentations on exercise/nutrition. This will be exclusively provided to the
18 young health leaders and supported by Active Belfast staff.  


The Health Champions
will be selected by this stage and will start providing support to project
staff, particularly around delivery, planning and engagement. They will also
help provide support for extra-curricular activities.  


In practice session
nutritional session to be delivered during this period at the convenience of
staff, clubs and facilitators.  


Social Action
projects should also be started during this phase. 
This involves a £500 bursary for
students to plan, develop and implement a project to prompt a health
initiative in their school/community.  


Peer statements
& completed work sheets, peer lead discussions and reflective logs will
be encouraged. This will all help while completing their portfolios.








Completed workbook, Q&A
workshop around design thinking.


Questions via survey

Session feedback
forms from participants/champions 

Week 16-20 

(New Year) 







If all previous
deadlines have been met, participants will undertake an in-practice session;
this will involve the practical use of visuals and foods to reinforce healthy


Activity block 3
will then be introduced.  Physical activities will continue to be
introduced each week with a variety of activities and innovative


200 young people
will start their UK Sport Leadership Award during activity block 3. This will
involve YP being divided into groups of 6-8; they will be tasked with
creating, implementing and evaluating a lesson plan of their choice. This can
range from a variety of different sports and they will work together with
guidance from both Project Staff and Health Champions.  

Attention will
change from the 200 young people to the 24 that have showed evidence of
potential throughout the previous weeks.  


 Workshop with
industry leading practitioners, this will give an insightful talk on the psychology
surrounding nutrition, resilience etc.


Young people within
schools/clubs will have the opportunity to lead an “in-practice” healthy
eating session. This is where the peer led approach will be


An additional influx
of funding may be included after the Christmas period. If so, it will be used
for a residential for the 24 young women.  


24 young people will
also gain an NVQ Level 3 in First Aid. This can help increase employability
under GLL registered buildings and community sector


In addition, they
will also receive training in Food Hygiene (NVQ L3) which enables them to
handle food in group settings. This information can then be relayed back to
participants from their peers.  

Celebration event

Feedback via survey,
was this successful? Etc.  


Evidence must be in
conjunction with the requirements of the project. 

5 PE sessions      
2 in practice sessions