7 September 2015, 12:22pm
The Sainsbury's 2015 School Games officially drew to a close on Sunday as achievements and performances were celebrated at the closing ceremony in Manchester.
Sainsbury's 2015 School Games
With young people at the heart of the programme, the activities are specifically designed to engage and inspire young people and encourage them to start thinking about how they can reach their sporting potential and the impact that will have on their development as a young person. Consisting of theoretical workshops, practical sessions and the opportunity to experience what it is like to be an athlete or team manager at a top event, TIP will be a dynamic learning opportunity which will help to highlight the talent pathways available and support required for young people at a local level.
Athlete Mentors - who have enjoyed international success - will bring to life the world of an elite athlete and the journey it takes to reach the top. The Team Managers will explore leadership skills and qualities and the roles and responsibilities of Team Managers in competition.
TIP attendees will have the opportunity to:
It is not just the TIP Athletes and Team Managers who get the support. During the event, parents of the young people will be invited to participate in a Performance Parent workshop specifically designed to highlight the learning from across the three-days and showcase the role the parents can play in supporting their child, as well as the support and guidance they need to continue to develop.
To view highlights of the 2014 TIP click here