Sky Sports Living for Sport Nominations NOW Open
- Tue 28th Feb '17
This year’s Awards will be our biggest ever – celebrating more students, teachers and Athlete Mentors than ever before – and we can’t wait to hear all your inspiring stories.
The Awards period will culminate in an exciting Celebration Day this June which will be filmed for the Sky Sports show, Game Changers.
There are three Awards you can make nominations for this year (detailed below) and the deadline for submissions is Tuesday 4 April 2017.
1. 2016 and 2017 Student of the Year: As always, we want to hear about the amazing journeys that your students have been on recently. So if you’re a teacher who ran a project during the 2015/16 or 2016/17 academic year, you can nominate as many students as you like for our 2016 and 2017 Student of the Year Award. Click here to start.
2. Student Inspirational Journey Award: If you’re a teacher who has run a Sky Sports Living for Sport project between 2003/4 (when we started out) and 2014/15, you can nominate someone for our Student Inspirational Journey Award. The Award will celebrate one student who has used the initiative to grow in confidence and gone from strength-to-strength since taking part (whether they are still at school or not). Click here to start.
3. Outstanding Contribution by an Athlete Mentor: We’re inviting teachers and Athlete Mentors who have been involved with Sky Sports Living for Sport since we started out in 2003 to make a nomination for our Outstanding Contribution by an Athlete Mentor Award. This Award will celebrate the huge impact that one Athlete Mentor has had on Sky Sports Living for Sport students. Click here to start.
Sky Sports Living for Sport, delivered in partnership with the Youth Sport Trust, uses sport stars and the skills learnt through sport to help build confidence and develop life skills among thousands of young people in secondary schools across the UK and Ireland.
Sky Sports Living for Sport is part of Sky Academy – Sky Academy works with young people from primary school right through to starting their career, using the passion we share for TV, creativity or sport, to build skills and experience. And you can find out more about Sky Academy and the free opportunities for your school here.
Don’t miss your chance to nominate your inspiring students and Athlete Mentors by clicking here – nominations close on 4 April 2017.
Submit a project plan before Tuesday 4 April 2017 and you could be joining us with 20 of your students for the Sky Sports Living for Sport Awards Celebration Day!
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