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Understanding young people from low Socio-economic groups FREE Workshop Icon

Understanding young people from low Socio-economic groups FREE Workshop

These workshops will help local providers deliver effective sport and physical activity sessions through hearing findings from StreetGames action research and top tips from projects across the network and beyond. The interactive workshops are delivered by accredited tutors who have experience of a range of challenging community settings.

South Green Park, Mattishall, Dereham, Norfolk, NR20 3JY
George Webster / / 01603 731567

Understanding young people from low Socio-economic groups FREE Workshop

Course duration: 3 hours

Minimum age: 16

This workshop will bring to life new and existing research to help learners to gain a better understanding of some of the issues that influence young people's lives, and how this can have an impact on their sports participation levels.This interactive workshop will draw upon experiences in the room, challenging learners to think about the young people they work with, and the wider issues that they face on a day to day basis.

By the end of this workshop you will be able to;

  • Understand the key influences and what's important to young people in their lives
  • Understand the importance of friendship groups and key influencers on young people when they are making lifestyle decisions
  • Understand the importance of creating a personal identity and the impact on young people's lives
  • Understand typical participation pathways and explore young people's journey through sport
  • Identify top tips to create the right sporting offer for young people.

We pleased to have worked in partnership with StreetGames who recently won Training Provider of the Year at the prestigious Active Training Awards. To be able to collaborate with them on this programme and bring their high quality, high impact and innovative training provision to the county is a great opportunity for all those wishing to attend.


There is small no-show fee for this workshop, Delegates that fail to give at least 7 days warning of non-attendance will incur a no-show fee. This fee is: for a 20 pounds for 3 hour workshop/training. If you are unable to attend a workshop, please email or call 01603 731567 as soon as possible.

FREE Activator Workshop


Activator workshops provide community sports and youth workers with the skills to introduce new activities to the groups they work with. The workshops draw on the principles of teaching games for understanding, and they provide numerous activities to enable coaches to interact with the young people and understand their motivations.


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