Sports Award

2016 Sports Award Winner - Ellesmere College, Shropshire

2016 Winner
Ellesmere College, Shropshire

The PE department at Ellesmere has seen unprecedented growth in raising participation through six sporting academies. An inclusive PE curriculum provides wider opportunity for all students, not just the best performers. The growing reputation for sport has helped Ellesmere gain World Academy of Sport status (one of only nine schools in the world) for its commitment to young athletes.

Commended
Beech House School, Manchester
Wolverhampton Grammar School
The Kingsway Academy, Wirral
Matravers, Wiltshire


2015 Winner
Shrewsbury High School, Shropshire

This year has been one of success for Shrewsbury High School, after winning the prestigious Independent School Awards 2014. The awards recognise outstanding excellence and it was the school’s quality of sport that drew particular praise. For the last six months the sporting work across the school has been scrutinised by the judging panel. The judges commented that it was ‘good to see sport given such a place in the school’s life’.

Commended
Blackburn The Redeemer Church of England Primary School, Blackburn
Hamilton’s Holy Cross High School, Hamilton
Sedgefield School Sports Partnership