Key
Stage
Two

YLA Logo

What is the KS2 YLA?

The KS2 Award is a fully resourced leadership and character education programme where pupils have practical opportunities to volunteer and help others in their community.

Download info pack (Inc. prices)
What is the KS2 YLA?

How will it fit in our school?

The Award has strong links to SMSC, British Values, PSHE, Character Education, Citizenship, RE and SIAMS.

download Inspection & curriculum links
download primary siams links
How will it fit in our school?
Click below to LEARN ABOUT THE KS2 award

Consider how pupils can ‘be the change they want to see’ in their communities.
Explore 6 topics:

Leadership Skills
How we use them to change the world.
Leadership_frame
Inspirational Leaders
People who changed the world for the better.
Leaders_frame
Local Community
Identifying needs in your area.
Local_Community_frame
National Community
Researching charities bringing about change.
National_community_frame
Global Community
Exploring issues of justice across the world.
Global_community_frame
Community Action
Running your own class project.
Coommunit_action_frame

Follow the story of Archie as he learns to be a leader.

Interactive and engaging activities include animated videos, big discussion questions, a community walk and creative challenges to serve others.

KS2 YLA Resources
Personal challenges to help others in small ways
Personal Challenges
School challenges to practice leadership skills
School Challenges
Organise your own community action project
Community Challenges
click to Sign up

Ackworth School Coram House - KS2 Case Study

What did they do?

After watching footage of otters caught in plastic litter in their local river, Year 6 pupils organised a river clean up project. They spent the day clearing over 20 bin bags of litter from the river and surrounding areas together with parents and members of their local community who came to join in.

Download full case study
Ackworth School Case StudyAckworth school action project

Teacher Quote:

"‘The children used brilliant planning and organisational skills to get the project sorted. They developed independence of thought and have made a real difference to their local community."

How is the YLA delivered?
Digital_icon
Digital resource platform with all teacher planning and pupil activities
Award_icon
Individual scrapbooks, pencils, badges and certificates for pupils
Diary_icon
Flexible delivery models - we recommend at least a term
Class_icon
Suitable for mixed age classes.

Please complete the form below and we'll send you the KS2 sample lesson resources:

Thank you! Your submission has been received!
Oops! Something went wrong while submitting the form.
download a sample lesson
Archbishop Juniors PaintingSt Johns SchoolWestview PrimaryKings Oak PrimaryArchbishop Juniors GardeningKnaresborough Primary

Read our KS2 news

KS2
School Story – Tang Hall Primary
September 23, 2019

Children from Tang Hall Primary School have recently completed the Key Stage 2 Young Leaders Award (YLA), developing their leadership skills and character virtues.

KS2
School Story – Raynville Primary School, Leeds
September 6, 2019

20 pupils from Raynville Primary School in Leeds have recently completed the Key Stage 2 Young Leaders Award (YLA). Through the YLA, Young Leaders learn key leadership skills, grow in character.

KS2
School Story - Carcroft Primary School, Doncaster
September 6, 2019

Pupils from Carcroft Primary School in Doncaster have recently completed the Key Stage 2 Young Leaders Award (YLA).

Sign up to our Newsletter