Schools celebrate award success
Three schools, one partnership and one Local Organising Committee are celebrating today, after picking up awards at the School Sport Awards, which took place at the Youth Sport Trust's conference in Kettering yesterday evening.
Six awards were up for grabs to reward the most innovative and best practice in school sport, across a range of different categories. Everything from recognition for efforts to drive sporting competition and creating competitive opportunities for young disabled people, to organising successful School Games competitions for young people.
The winners include:
Sainsbury's School Games - Outstanding Engagement in
competition - Sport England
Winner: Nottinghamshire Local Organising Committee
For their excellent partnership working to plan and stage a hugely successful School Games Festival for hundreds of young people across a wide variety of different sports.
High quality Change4Life sports clubs - Department for
Winner: Harrow Schools Improvement Partnership
For their excellent work and successful running of a number of Change4Life Sports Clubs.
Outstanding intra-school competition -
Winner: The Regis School
Recognised for their commitment to drive competition within the school and efforts to make all competition fully inclusive.
Outstanding inter school competition - Life
Outstanding Primary School Sport - School Trends
Winner: Wilmslow High School
Recognised for their commitment to ensure all young people have the opportunity to take part in regular competition, across different sports with other schools and the huge amount of support they have provided to primary schools in the area.
Outstanding disability competition
programme - Davies Sports
Recognised for their work on creating competitive opportunities for young disabled people, through regular competitions in school and with other schools in the area.
Delivered by the Youth Sport Trust and supported by Sport England, the conference,Inspiring the Next Generation, reflected on the fantastic summer of sport that captivated and inspired the nation and looked at how school sport needs to evolve to keep young people interested and engaged.
11 regional winners were also commended for their efforts and commitment to school sport.