Candidates applying for this award should have displayed significant talent in their chosen sport. They should already have represented their chosen sport or physical activity at county level or be capable of achieving a similar standard.
Our Sport scholars perform to a high standard in one or more sports, represent the school in a range of competitive sport within the school programme and display an excellent standard of personal health and fitness.
Candidates will be invited to attend an assessment in the January (the year of entry) where we will assess their skills in invasion games (e.g. hockey, rugby, netball), target games (e.g. cricket or rounders), net wall games (e.g. tennis) as well as sports specific fitness testing (e.g. athletics). Tasks will be set to assess agility, balance, co-ordination and speed. Candidates will also be invited for an interview with our Director of Sport.
During the interview, candidates will be asked to talk about their previous experiences, expertise and contribution to club or school performance.