Sports Scholarship

Does your child have a real desire and passion for sport?  

Who is it for?

The Chessington School Sports Scholarship programme is aimed at current Year 6 students who excel in one or more sports and have ambitions to study sport or go into sporting careers. Applicants should demonstrate:

  • A wholehearted commitment to the Sports Scholarship programme
  • Availability for selection for all sports at all levels
  • An outstanding attitude, ambition and internal work ethic towards sport 
  • High standards of conduct during games, fair play, kit, organisation and communication
  • The ability to display leadership qualities within a sporting environment

Scholarship programme offer:

  • The opportunity to attend after-school sports clubs starting from Easter (whilst still in Year 6)
  • Daily morning sports sessions from specialist coaches (from year 7 onwards)
  • An additional lesson of PE per week (year 7)
  • A variety of extra curricular club opportunities
  • A personalised fitness programme for individual development
  • Theory classes focused on understanding sport and athleticism
  • Opportunities for sport-specific trips to professional fixtures/sports tours
  • Sports scholarship badge to be worn on school blazer
  • Links with external sports clubs related to a variety of sporting pursuits

What to do now:

If you believe your child should be considered for the programme please contact the Head of PE, Mrs Rowden via email: Trials will be available in January 2023. Sports scholars are chosen once you have selected Chessington School as your first choice school and been offered/accepted a place. 

Sports scholar kit:

Students who are part of the Sports Scholarship programme will have the opportunity to purchase a personalised sports scholar kit from Halbro.