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New College Leicester Annual Sports Awards: Celebrating Excellence in Sports and Learning


For the fourth consecutive year, New College Leicester has held its much-anticipated Annual Sports Awards, a celebration dedicated to recognising the outstanding achievements of its students from Year 7 to Year 11. This event not only honours sporting prowess but also acknowledges exceptional attitudes toward learning and significant progress in both practical and theoretical aspects of sports education.

Individual Awards for Attitude, Progress, and Excellence

The highlight of the evening was the presentation of awards to students who have demonstrated an exemplary attitude to learning, made remarkable progress, and excelled in sporting activities.

Attitude to Learning Awards were given to students who have shown exceptional dedication, resilience, and a positive approach in their sports studies. These young students have set a high standard for their peers, consistently displaying enthusiasm and a willingness to improve.

Progress Awards recognised students who have made significant strides in their sporting abilities and knowledge. These awards were a testament to the hard work and determination of those who have overcome challenges to achieve new personal bests and enhance their understanding of sports theory.


Sporting Excellence Awards were reserved for those who have not only excelled in practical sports but also demonstrated a comprehensive understanding of sports theory. These students have achieved outstanding results in competitions and have shown deep analytical skills in their sports studies.

Team Awards and Celebrations

Team spirit and camaraderie were celebrated through various team awards, recognising the collective efforts of groups who have shown outstanding teamwork, perseverance, and success in inter-school competitions. The teams honoured this year have brought pride to New College Leicester, showcasing exceptional coordination and support for one another.


Key Stage 3 (KS3) Awards

In the Key Stage 3 category, the Male and Female Sports Personalities of the Year were awarded to students who have become role models in the sporting community through their exceptional talent, sportsmanship, and leadership qualities. These students have not only excelled in their chosen sports but have also inspired their peers to engage in physical activities and pursue excellence.

Key Stage 4 (KS4) Awards

For Key Stage 4, the Male and Female Sports Persons of the Year were awarded to students who have shown extraordinary commitment and achievement in sports over their years at New College Leicester. These individuals have demonstrated outstanding athletic abilities, consistently performed at high levels in competitions, and have made significant contributions to their school’s sporting success.



The New College Leicester Annual Sports Awards is more than just an event; it is a celebration of the hard work, dedication, and achievements of students who excel in both sports and academics. It highlights the importance of fostering a balanced education that encourages physical fitness, mental resilience, and academic excellence. Congratulations to all the award winners and participants who continue to make New College Leicester a beacon of sporting excellence and academic integrity.

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