Westminster City Council has teamed up with GLL Sports Foundation, London Sports Trust, SportsAid and Jubilee Hall Trust to offer a programme of opportunity to develop and support sporting talent in Westminster.
Who can apply?
Anyone competing in a sport at district, regional, national or international level and lives, studies or works in Westminster.
What does the Sports Foundation Athlete Bursary offer?
If you compete at district, regional or national level, you could receive:
N.B. The first round is now closed. Round 2 will open from Friday 14th June to Wednesday 14th August 2013. For general information visit www.gllsportfoundation.org.
Support is available to young people who have been identified as talented sporting individuals to develop their sporting skills. Young athletes train together to improve technique and knowledge across all sports incorporating numerous aspects of motorskill development.
Pupils in years 5 and 6 can be referred to the term long Primary Gifted and Talented training sessions a venue in the North or South of Westminster. New athletes are selected each term before being referred to ongoing training opportunities.
Pupils in years 7, 8, 9 and 10 are selected to attend the 8-10-week Secondary Gifted and Talented training sessions hosted by their school.
What does the Gifted and Talented scheme offer?
If you’re a young person competing at district, regional or national level, you are eligible to apply for the following benefits:
How to get involved
Primary pupils can express their interest to their School P.E. coordinator who will refer eligible athletes to Westminster Sports Unit on 020 7641 2012, email firstname.lastname@example.org .
Secondary pupils can express their interest to their Head of P.E who will then select eligible athletes to train in a Gifted and Talented school squad. Again, the school will express their interest to Westminster Sports Unit
For further information or if you don’t match this criteria but you’d like to know what sports opportunities are available please contact Westminster Sports Unit on 020 7641 2012, email: email@example.com or visit www.westminster.gov.uk/sport
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