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Education Programme

Inspiration & Motivation + Hard Work = Achievement

At Wasps we realise how important it is for young people to make healthy lifestyle choices and develop into responsible citizens. We also understand that rugby is unique in its ability to reach out to young people. We offer a range of educational opportunities for young people in our community. From educating young people on numeracy skills to improving confidence, life-skills and employability - our programmes are innovative and inspiring - everything you would expect from Wasps.

Delivered as part of the Education Pillar of Activity of the Wasps Community Foundation

Our current range of Education Programmes are focused towards schools, colleges, universities, uniformed organisations and grassroots sports clubs.

Bucks New University
Our University Partnership with the Bucks New University in High Wycombe provides the Sports Management & Rugby Studies Degree Course with weekly lectures, support and employment opportunities with Wasps. The 30-week programme of 3-hour lessons, workshops and practical sessions is delivered in partnership with the Rugby Football Union and includes certificated coaching qualifications.

(2010 – 2011 Delivery Schedule)

  • Session 1: Tag Rugby – How to Coach skills
  • Session 2: RFU Mini Tag Rugby Award & How to Referee Tag Rugby
  • Session 3: Child Protection Workshop & CRB Forms
  • Session 4: Tag Rugby – Practical Coaching
  • Session 5: Attend Wasps CoacHclass course to review and evaluate the event and coaches delivery
  • Session 6: Feedback from CoacHclass Event & Role of the Coach Workshop
  • Session 7: Organisation and Planning of Coaching Sessions – Plan delivery of school sessions
  • Session 8: Tag Rugby – Deliver Planned Coaching Sessions
  • Session 9: Coach Education Session One
  • Session 10: Coach Education Session Two
  • Session 11: Coach Education Session Three
  • Session 12: IRB Rugby Ready Course
  • Session 13: 1st 4 Sport Level One Certificate in Coaching Rugby Union – Day One
  • Session 14: 1st 4 Sport Level One Certificate in Coaching Rugby Union – Day Two
  • Session 15: Working with schools workshop – What are the expectations
  • Session 16: School Delivery at Hamilton School
  • Session 17: Deliver in local schools – Week 1
  • Session 18: Deliver in local schools – Week 2
  • Session 19: Deliver in local schools – Week 3
  • Session 20: Coach Education Session Four
  • Session 21: Deliver in local schools – Week 4
  • Session 22: Deliver in local schools – Week 5
  • Session 23: Festival at Hamilton School
  • Session 24: Yr 2 Development Day at Aylesbury RFC
  • Session 25: Special Schools Festival at Aylesbury RFC

For more information about our Education Programmes please contact Dave Larham or telephone 01494 531122.