Millie McClelland-Brooks won the U13 Girls gold at the Lindsays National XC in 2020 wearing the colours of Glasgow School of Sport (photo by Bobby Gavin)
Glasgow School of Sport are holding a Virtual Open Day on Saturday 30 January.
The School, which is based at Bellahouston Academy, encourages all potential athletes and their parents/guardians to contact the school for up-to-date information on recruitment and gaining a place on their programmes.
To register your interest in our Virtual Open Day please emailGSOS@glasgowlife.org.ukor call on 0141 582 0034.
Applying for Entry
There are various entry points to the Glasgow School of Sport Bellahouston Academy:
Join in S1: Pupils currently in Primary 7
This Entry Point is for pupils who are currently in Primary 7 and wish to join the Glasgow School of Sport at Bellahouston Academy in their first year of secondary school.
Later Entry Points
Join in S3: Pupils whom are currently in S2
This Entry Point is for pupils who are currently in their second year at secondary school and wish to join the Glasgow School of Sport at Bellahouston Academy in third year. There are a limited number of places available at this entry point due to curricular changes associated with a Curriculum for Excellence.
Join in S4: Pupils whom are currently in S3
This Entry Point is for pupils who are currently in their third year at secondary school and wish to join the Glasgow School of Sport at Bellahouston Academy in fourth year. This is a new point of entry and a limited number of places are available.
Join in S5 or S6: Pupils whom are currently in S4 or S5
This Entry Point is open to senior pupils who wish to join the Glasgow School of Sport Bellahouston Academy for fifth and sixth year at secondary school.
Glasgow School of Sport Virtual Open Day
We are planning a Virtual Open Day on Saturday 30th January 2021.
— Glasgow School of Sport (@GSOS99) January 19, 2021
All applicants are required to complete an Application Form and participate in a series of selection trials. The trials include sports specific practical assessments, an interview and medical.
2020/21 Selection Timetable
Due to Covid-19 challenges and restrictions our selection process will now take place between January and March 2021.
Stage 3 – Closing date for final applications – Monday 19 February 2021
Do you know a young person who went above & beyond this year to make a difference in the lives of others?
— Young Scot (@YoungScot) January 19, 2021
Since its launch in 2006, the Sunday Mail Young Scot Awards have been Scotland’s only national awards evening for the young people of Scotland.
They have celebrated the inspirational contributions and achievements of thousands of young Scots who have made a real difference to communities across Scotland.
The Young Scot Awards website says: ‘We’ve seen the stories from the most incredible young people. Former nominees have risen to the top of the sporting, business, entertainment and the art worlds. Hundreds more are making a lasting difference all over the country.’
There are more than one category which might be applicable to Athletics in Scotland – such as Community, Volunteer, Sport and Unsung Hero. Nominations close on February 14.