Sport Awards (11+, 13 +, 14+ and 16+)
Sport Awards (11+, 13 +, 14+ and 16+):
Candidates at all levels should offer a range of sporting talents. These can include Athletics, Cricket, Cross-Country, Football, Hockey, Netball, Rugby or Tennis. Talents in any other sport will be considered. Candidates of all age groups should be able to provide evidence of success in competitions and events.
Candidates at 11+ should be playing at club level in at least one sport and show a committed attitude to further participation outside the minimum ‘A’ team school level sport.
Candidates at 13+ and 14+ are expected to have been selected for county/regional level sport, if appropriate, and be playing at club level in at least one school sport.
Candidates at 16+ may either offer a specific sport such as Athletics, Cross-Country, Cricket, Football, Hockey, Netball, Rugby or Tennis or a range of sporting talents. At this level candidates are expected to have represented their county in at least one sport in the current academic year.
Candidates will be asked to attend an assessment at which they will be required to perform a number of practical tests in their chosen sports and to undergo a fitness assessment.
The maximum award given to scholars will be 50% of the fees.
Successful candidates will be expected to represent the school in teams, where appropriate, and to enthusiastically support the sporting life of the school.