Leadership Course – Late August

Leadership skill

Focusing on leadership skills and emotional intelligence, this course encourages children aged 8-11 to consider the concept of ‘everyday leadership’ and how they can have a positive impact on those around them.

Chelsea Academy School
Lots Rd, Chelsea, SW10 0AB

8 - 11 years

5 days

17.08.20 - 21.08.20

10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Extended day packages available from 8:30am – 6pm. Please see the Course Breakdown Questions below for more detail.

We also accept childcare vouchers at Chelsea Academy School.

£395

£395.00

Focusing on leadership skills and emotional intelligence, our Leadership Course is for ages 8-11 and encourages children to consider the concept of ‘everyday leadership’ and how they can have a positive impact on those around them.

10 in stock

* Discounts will be applied at the checkout

Feeling
Confident

Becoming
Resilient

Feeling
Empowered

Higher
Self-Esteem

Ready
For Challenges

Role Models is committed to social action. For every ten places booked, we offer one free place to a child who would not otherwise have access to our courses.

Please see the Course Breakdown Questions below for our Coronavirus policy.

Support, encourage and motivate

Leadership is being able to support, encourage and motivate others to achieve a shared goal. It is also about having a positive impact on those around us. To work well with others, we must first learn to identify and understand our own emotions, strengths and weaknesses. This self-awareness allows us to make the best contribution and recognise the feelings, needs and strengths of those we work with.

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Explore the impact you have on others

The course is designed to develop an awareness of what great leadership looks like and why. The course includes fun activities which encourage the children to explore different ways of working together. They will be encouraged to reflect on the power of connection, listening and developing trust and respect amongst the people you lead.

Course Breakdown Questions

Please read below for a summary of our COVID-19 Policy or click here to read it in full.

At Role Models, our priority is the welfare of our students and staff. We have therefore put strict health & safety policies in place to minimise risks related to COVID-19 (Coronavirus).

These are in compliance with guidelines published by Public Health England and include:

  • Any student or staff member joining the course must already have been in the UK for at least 14 days before the course and must be completely symptom free
  • Family members or carers visiting our courses to pick up or drop off children must comply with latest regulations stated by Public Health England at the point of their visit, otherwise they cannot be permitted on site
  • All children will have their temperature taken when entering the site
  • Additional personal hygiene practices will be put into place during our courses. This will include the thorough washing of hands at regular intervals throughout the day and any resources being disinfected
  • Children will be separated into groups no larger than 10 and will not mix with any other children or staff members
  • Appropriate social distancing will be adhered too, including at collection/drop off. Course activities will allow for children to maintain the advised distance apart
  • Staff and children will be sent home immediately if anyone is suspected of having Coronavirus symptoms

In the event of any course being cancelled on the advice of Public Health England or insufficient booking numbers, your booking will be refunded in full. Alternatively, you will have the option to transfer your booking to a future offline course or one of our online courses.

How has the course content been adapted?

We have adapted our group activities so that no direct physical contact between children is required (hand holding, physical partner work etc). Parents and children should be aware that our course content is based on team challenges and ‘working together’ to apply specific life skills; our courses will continue to focus on this approach and children will be working within a group of 10.

The course is designed to develop an awareness of what great leadership looks like and why. The week includes fun activities which encourage the children to explore different ways of working together and leading others. They will be encouraged to reflect on the power of connection, listening and developing trust and respect amongst the people you lead. activities include exploring leadership language and taking it in turns to lead the team in completing timed challenges, many of which involve being blindfolded! 

Session 1: Leadership & a growth mindset

What is leadership? Do you see yourself as a leader? What does good leadership look like and how is a growth mindset important?

Session 2: Strengths & the importance of listening

What are your super strengths and how are you using them to lead others? What does active listening look like?

Session 3: Empathy

What is empathy and why is it important. How can we practise empathy in everyday situations?

Session 4: Being a leader

Exploring leadership language, trust & respect

Session 5: The challenges of leadership

How can we be assertive yet respectful? How can we make others listen to us? Which situations do we find tricky?

Our courses are fast-paced, high energy and challenging. Your child will be active, engaged and up on their feet. None of the tasks are easy; in fact, we don’t mind if the children struggle with the exercises at the first attempt. It is through this process that resilience and strength of character can be built, in a positive and supportive environment.

Our courses are built on three elements:

  • Active learning 
  • Ambitious content
  • Serious fun

You will learn all about leadership and explore the types of skills and attributes that allow us to effectively lead others. Do you see yourself as a leader? We will explore ‘everyday leadership’ and the impact we can have on others. You will also reflect on your own personal strengths and how you use these to lead.

  • 5 x 5 hour days
  • A group of around 10 children will be led by an inspirational Role Model
  • You can wear comfortable clothes and have a drink nearby in case you need it
  • It will be a fun week of games, talking, watching some videos and thinking together with the group
  • We would love you tell us your ideas and feelings during the activities, so talking is encouraged! But if there’s anything you don’t want to do, that is fine too!
  • We can’t wait to meet you and learn some awesome new skills together!

Our courses are not designed specifically for children who struggle with leadership; we believe everyone should be developing this important life skill. Perhaps your child has great leadership potential but lacks the opportunity to demonstrate and develop it further. The course is a great opportunity for someone who may already be a ‘natural leader’ but needs to develop their empathy and ability to understand the impact of their actions on others. Developing the skills of collaborating and communicating with others can boost general self-confidence and self-awareness. The course is also a great way for children to explore being outside of their comfort zone within a fun and supportive environment.

  • Parent presentation – we invite parents and carers to attend a 45-minute ‘Parent Presentation’ usually on the first day of the course at 10am. This includes an overview of what your child will learn, together with ideas and strategies for supporting their learning at home. Please note that due to the current circumstances, we may send out a pre-recorded webinar version of this instead
  • End of day email – these emails summarise what your child covered so you can discuss this with them. They may also include photos of your child taking part if consent has been given
  • Top tips – daily tips from Louise, our Head of Character Education, on how parents and carers can support the development of life skills at home
  • Written report – parents receive a written report from the Role Model working with their child, highlighting their child’s strengths and areas for further development, which includes ideas and strategies for supporting their child at home
  • Follow-up videos – three videos from Louise and ‘Billy the Bunny’, sent after the course has been completed to remind your child of the key course themes

Parents will also be sent a list of all the story books shared throughout the course; you may wish to purchase any of the titles which have particularly resonated with your child to help revisit the themes.

The Role Models Life Skills programme includes 8 different courses for children in Years 1-6 (ages 5-7 & 8-11). These separate courses can be completed in any order, or on their own.

Our courses follow an education framework developed by teachers, education experts and business leaders. This framework, based on the work of the Partnership for 21st century learning, defines the skills and knowledge that children need to thrive at school, at home and beyond. Our courses have been written by our Character Education team who are highly qualified educators. Our course content emphasises the importance of developing life and career skills alongside academic attainment. You can read more about the other courses which we offer here and you can read more about the partnership for 21st Century learning here.

Yes we do! You can either book a standard day (10am – 3pm) or an extended day (8.30am until 6pm). Our course content will only run between the hours of a standard day. Outside of these hours, one of our Creative Childcare Role Models will join the children to run extra-curricular games and activities.

You can select which days you extend based on your needs, as extended hours are charged per day, at £25. Please note: if you select an extended day, you can collect your children before 6pm, but will still be charged for the full day. Please book a standard day at the checkout and then call us to add the extended day package on +44 20 3637 7107 or email

When you purchase more than one course place, you will receive a £50 discount on each subsequent course place, i.e.
£50 discount if you purchase two course places in one transaction;
£100 discount if you purchase three course places in one transaction;
£150 discount if you purchase four course places in one transaction; and so on.

This means if you are booking for a sibling or planning ahead and booking multiple courses you can take advantage of this offer.

Please note that for this discount to be applied all course places must be purchased at the same time (in one transaction) and all courses must be of the same type, e.g. holiday courses.

We also offer a £50 refer-a-friend discount. After you make your booking you will receive a personalised coupon code via email. If another parent uses your code, they will receive a £25 off their booking and we will automatically refund you £50. This code can be used by an unlimited number of friends and you will receive a £50 refund each time it is used (until the amount you paid for your course has been refunded in full).

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