School Info

Sporting Futures Training cic/UK Ltd established 2011, is a company that has developed through nationally recognised good practice involving the development of the Home-Grown Coaching work force within the Stevenage School Sports Partnership. The Directors Jill Eaton and Jo Pountney have both been involved in developing personalised learning pathways and delivering sporting accreditations for young people 16-24 yrs.

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We have a team of specialist experienced Teachers,  Senior Staff from Primary and Secondary Schools, Assessors and IQA's who support and mentor our Learners  on our Apprenticeship programs. The flexibility and experience of our team coupled with our extensive school network allows us to deliver High Quality training for our Apprentices. Sporting Futures Training has accredited centre status for the delivery of Active IQ, NCFE, Cache, Edexcel ,1st4Sport,  and Sports Leaders UK qualifications.

Information For Schools / Employers

Owing to the continuing interest from all schools with regards to employing a School Based PE and Sports Apprentice and working with Sporting Futures Training, we would like to give you a brief overview of the program that we deliver. We pride ourselves on being a Sport Specific Training Provider and work through the PE and School Sports networks that used to be known as the School Sports Partnership Networks. Timelines for recruitment and employment can be given along with many additional supporting documents to ensure the path to employing your first Apprentice is as straightforward as possible. PE and School Sport Information Roles:
  • Supporting the delivery of PE and School Sport
  • Supporting Teachers during lessons
  • Helping within the classroom
  • Delivering warm ups and small groups within PE Lessons.
  • Organisation and Delivery of School Sport Competition – within school and the community.
  • Supporting with PE related administration tasks
Once an Apprentice you will be involved with the greater delivery of PE and School Sport. You will gain an understanding of the work delivered within National Governing Bodies, Youth Sport Trust and more organisations and pathways to help you gain experiences and opportunities to further your development and sporting career paths. If you enjoy sport and working with young people and would like to gain valuable experience working within both a school and community setting, then this could be for you. We currently have over 230 Apprentices within our schools across the UK and delivery involves working with a Lead local Hub-site to deliver a high quality program for both the learners and Employers. Our apprentices are based within schools and work 30 hrs a week with training being delivered within their Hub-site setting with the Apprentices Lead Tutors. The role involves working within a school setting and supporting the delivery of Physical Education and school sport. The wider community role involves working within the local PE and school sports network to deliver competition for all the schools within the area. We also work with National Governing Bodies to work with a Community Sports Apprentice program. It is an interesting, varied position that gives the valuable opportunities of gaining experience in working with young people ,colleagues and key community partners in sport. You will find out about the sporting career paths that are available and the hope would be that this apprenticeship will lead you onto your next step on the sporting ladder.