For individuals who have made a significant impact in their local community through their role as a coach or activator. This award will recognises those that continue to help change the behaviour of others (specifically the least active or under-represented groups) and the impact they have made in helping those people become and remain physically active. This was open to paid and volunteer individuals engaging in local communities.
The panel took the decision that such was the different strengths of the nominees, that they would have two winners. One would be for work done in coaching and the other for work as an activator.
For individuals who have made a significant contribution to a community, organisation, club or project to develop or provide opportunities for people to be active. This can be as a volunteer in a local club, an event coordinator at a local park run or the person who keeps a community group running by providing essential back office support
Sponsored by Moulton College:
For individuals who have been actively volunteering in either a school, community organisation or club environment over the past 12 months and have shown leadership qualities and potential for the future. Delivery in the community would be considered an advantage.
This award recognises an individual who has significantly improved their health and wellbeing by becoming more physically active either through sport, regular exercise or active recreation. This person may have overcome a number of barriers, including their physical and mental health, disability or impairment, and should have an inspirational story to tell that may inspire others to lead an active lifestyle.
For individuals who have had success at an elite level in the past 12 months – this can be county, regional, national or international success or representation. People who have also shown great sporting advocacy and leadership qualities (i.e. as a captain) can also be a contributing factor.
For individuals who have had success at an elite level in the past 12 months – this can be county, regional, national or international success or representation.
This was an incredibly hard award to judge. As a result, the panel has decided to award a young sports woman and a young sports man award.
This award recognises the impact made by schools utilising the Primary PE and School Sport Premium funding. School must demonstrate the impact the Premium has achieved in areas such as the quality of teaching and learning in the curriculum, increasing curricular and extra-curricular opportunities for all students, improving the health and wellbeing of pupils, access to School Games and Change 4 Life to embed PE & sport within the school ethos and have enabled students to access community based opportunities.
This award recognises a Primary school that has made a significant impact with its delivery and commitment to PE and School Sport, has used programmes such as the School Games and Change 4 Life to embed PE & sport within the school's ethos and has enabled students to access community based opportunities.
This award recognises a Secondary school that has made a significant impact with its delivery and commitment to PE and School Sport. The school must demonstrate it has provided a broad and quality PE curriculum for all students, have strong cross curricular links, have used programme such as the School Games, Change 4 Life and Young leadership to embed PE & Sport across the school, have taken a lead within an area / Partnership and have enabled students to access community based opportunities.
Sponsored by Mercedes AMG PETRONAS:
For clubs that have made a significant impact / achievement over the past 12 months. This could be by achieving Club Accreditation, creating inclusive environments and increasing participation by a wider diverse audience and making a significant contribution to the community or delivered a successful project that has increased participation and/or volunteering.
or community organisations / groups that have used sport / physical activity to develop opportunities to engage the least active and support local communities. Achievements could be measured using the number of people involved or the impact on the skills and capacity within a community or a development of place through facilities.
Sponsored by Travis Perkins:
For individuals that have had sporting success in the past 12 months. This can be national or international competitions or contributing to the success of a local professional team. The winner is selected by the judging panel.
For individuals (or can be a group) who have made a significant contribution to the development of sport and / or physical activity within a community or club environment, and in some cases exceeding expectations of their paid / volunteer roles. This can be over any length of time period.