Awards Scheme

Our Awards Scheme

The ESAA Awards scheme, covering both primary and secondary schools, is being run by the English Schools’ Athletic Association and supported by England Athletics.

Who is Eligible for the ESAA Awards Scheme?

The scheme is flexible to allow teachers to adjust weights, select distances, hurdles heights and spacing, to suit the age and level of performers. Awards are for outdoor events only. 

Awards are divided into 5 disciplines: Sprints, Hurdles, Endurance, Jumps, and Throws 

There are 9 stages of achievement which can be purchased through the shop: 1 Star, 2 Star, 3 Star | Bronze, Silver, Gold | Platinum, Elite, Podium 

Bronze throws


Standards badges for the Award scheme can be purchased through the online shop or orders can be placed using the order form.

Download our Awards Scheme Requirements

To see where your athletes compare against our awards scheme, and to measure their eligibility, download the eligibility criteria.

Track & Field Schools' Cup
AWARD BADGES for Secondary Schools only

Purchase of these badges are only available to schools that currently enter the competition.

Badges are £1 each and can only be ordered by school teachers.