Ellesmere College is celebrating being named the 17th best school for sport in
the whole of the UK.
prestigious honour was revealed in the latest annual ranking of the top 200
sporting schools across England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland by School
The scale of
the achievement in this latest table, covering 2020, is huge with the nearest
geographical school to Ellesmere College in the top 200 being just inside the
Williams, Director of Sport at Ellesmere College, said: "We are absolutely
delighted with the news which emphasises our school's place among the UK's
sporting schools elite. It's an
amazing achievement and recognises the hard work and achievements of our
students and coaches along with the ongoing success of our Sporting Academies and
Sports Scholarship programme."
Sport Magazine is a prestigious publication and produces a highly respected Top
200 guide to the best schools which is eagerly anticipated every year. We are
regularly ranked in the top 50 in this annual table - a remarkable achievement
for a school of our size - but to now be in the top 20 is fantastic."
College has built up an enviable reputation over many years and maintains a
position of delivering top quality sporting facilities and programmes to
nurture and develop young talent. It also helps to reinforce our accreditation
as one of the Top 5 Schools for Future Olympians by Tatler Magazine, as one of
only nine schools worldwide given Athlete Friendly Education Centre (AFEC) status
by the World Academy of Sport (WAoS), and our regular Top 100 ranking by The
success means we are an attractive option for students from all over the country
and the world who are keen to come to us and develop their potential to the
highest level. Our flexi-boarding and full-boarding options allow students to
train, compete and study on site and take advantage of all the co-curricular
activities at the College too. However, Ellesmere
College is not only focused on those students who go on to be professional
sportsmen and women or represent their country at national, international and
Olympic level, our level of commitment is just the same for all students and
the sporting groups we work with in the community to ensure we help everyone
get the most from what they want out of sport."
Magazine was launched in 2004 to encourage excellence, promote participation,
celebrate competition and success and is a highly respected publication,
reflecting what is happening in school sport across the UK.
information about sport at Ellesmere College visit: Ellesmere Sport
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