Meath LSP are proud to introduce a new Inspiring Girls programme which is designed and guided by the principles of the ‘HER Moves’ initiative. HER Moves is a new Sport Ireland initiative designed to inspire and support more teenage girls to be active. It’s about empowering all young women, building confidence and providing motivation to find something that gets you (as a teenage girl) moving. Inspiring Girls is being rolled out in four secondary schools in Meath, Colaiste Clavin (Longwood), Beaufort College (Navan), Boyne CS (Trim) and St. Josephs Mercy (Navan). It has a four-tier approach which includes Leadership, Participation, Sustainability & Celebration.
Inspiring Girls is an academic year long programme funded by HER Moves -Sport Ireland and developed by Meath LSP. It is centered around inspiring senior female students to become Peer Activators and encourage young female students to become more active in sport and physical activity in schools.
To become Peer Activators, senior students will receive
Inspiring Girls Programme provides an 8-week multi-sport for junior students where students choose the activities they would like to see available to them. Options include: Basketball, Kickboxing, Olympic Handball, Volleyball, Circuit Training, Generic Games, Dance, Pilates, Yoga, Rounders, Badminton, Football (LGFA), and Soccer. This 8-week multi-sport timetable will take place one day per week during lunchtime or afterschool for approximately 45 minutes. Senior students who complete their training will become Peer Activators within the school and assist in providing an 8-week timetable of activities for junior female students throughout the academic year.
Peer Activators will then receive Mentoring & Sport Specific Training (Basketball or Olympic Handball) and will lead a 6-week social sport programme within their school for junior students.
A Festivial of Events will conclude the programme with all participating schools coming together to for a inter-school Blitz. #HERMOVES