Excellence in School Sport 2017/18 (New Applicants)

The Excellence in School Sport Programme was created to provide a co-ordinated and planned approach to high quality sports coaching and support services for talented and aspiring West Lothian pupils. The programme currently offers additional skill based coaching for golf and other sports agreed on an individual basis. On top of this ALL Athletes will have the opportunity to work with our experienced Strength & Conditioning team (a minimum of 2 Sessions each week) as well as our Sports Psychologist and Physiotherapy team.

This application form is for new applicants, if you are a returning athlete, please complete this form.

This application is a declaration of your intention to join ESSP and commit to the support services provided. You cannot save the data in this form, but your login session will last for a week. Please note sections marked (*) are compulsory.

Closing Date Monday 15 May 2017

Date of Birth*
Name of School attending in 2017/18*
What is your handicap? (Please only complete this box if you are applying for ESSP Golf )

Please also provide a letter from your Club Junior Match Secretary (or equivalent) to confirm your handicap. This should be sent for the attention of Glenn Marsters, ESSP Coordinator, St Margaret's Academy, Howden South Road, Livingston EH54 6AT.

How many hours training do you do per week? (please include club, National Squad and school team training)*
Mobile Number*
Email address*
Why do you think this programme is appropriate for your personal development in your sport?*


Please detail qualifications achieved (course and grade)*
Please detail the qualifications that are currently being studied for (course and grade if applicable)*

Parent or Guardian Contact Details

Name of Parent or Guardian*
Relationship to pupil*
Daytime Phone Number*
Evening telephone number*
Home Address*
Email address of parent or guardian*
Please confirm that as parent/guardian you support the submission of the application*

Club Details

Club name and section if appropriate (you must be actively training or competing with a club to apply)*
Name and contact details of main club coach*
Coach or manager email address
Please confirm that you have discussed this application with your coach and they are in agreement with the submission of this application*
What is the current playing level?
What is your best sporting achievement or honour to date? (please detail squad/medal success)*
Name of National Team Coach or Manager and Governing Body

Please note that all applications with have to be supported by the applicants school. Please ensure that the pupil has discussed their application with the Year Head/Guidance or P.E Staff. This application will also be graded against attendance at school, attitude to learning and team work.

Name of teacher supporting application (please note we will contact for further information)*