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Sports Aptitude Specialism

Knights Academy offers 10% of places available in Year 7 to applicants who show an aptitude in sport. In order to ensure equal opportunity for all, we are unable to take into consideration sport certificates achieved or references.

1. If you would like your child to be considered under this criterion, please complete this online sport applicationThe closing date for applications is Friday 29th September 2023  at 12.00pm.

2. On Friday 29th September, we will send invites to applicants for a sports assessment which will take place on Thursday 5th October 2023 4–6pm, with details of the time of your child's testing session. Please note, this is the only testing date available.  

3. Confirmation of the outcomes of your child's sports assessment and whether they have been awarded a place due to their sporting aptitude, will be shared with families by Friday 20th October 2023.

Further information about the assessments:  

  • Each assessment will last 45 minutes and we will have a maximum of 10 pupils in each group
  • All assessment sessions will be held on the outdoor sports areas
  • The activities will include: endurance test, agility test, basic football passing drills and basic netball style coordination drills
  • Pupils will be tested individually

Further details of the Sport Aptitude criteria for admissions can be found in our Admission arrangements

Sports Aptitude Specialism Applications

Deadline for applications is Friday 29th September 2023 at 12.00pm

Online Sports Aptitude Application

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