Information for Schools
- Organising a School Snowsports Trip
- Get Involved
- Training for Teachers
- Schools Case Studies
- Ski Way Code
Most schools have a Snowsports Centre within easy reach, which are ideal to use for a one hour session either in school time or afterwards. Find out how you can get your school involved The majority of these centres have attractive packages tailor-made for their local schools. To find your local slope please go to the slope finder page
Competitions, Events and Activities
There are lots of fun races, events and competitions for schools happening throughout the year for both individuals and school teams. Newcomers to racing or freestyle can have a go at local club, events and school competitions. Please go to our events page
Resource: Snowsports and Learning Outside the Classroom
This is a guide for School Governors, Heads of Establishment, teachers, youth workers and Snowsports Course Organisers, that illustrates how Snowsports can be developed on educational visits. Please click here Learning Outside the Classroom or contact us for a copy.
Training for teachers, Youth Leaders and other relevant people
Snowsport England runs a compressive training package for teachers who wish to run educational visits abroad
- Snowsports Course Organiser (SCO)
This course is designed to give teachers, youth leaders and other competent persons the skills necessary to organise a snowsport course for groups including young people in recognised ski resorts in the UK and abroad.
- Alpine Ski Course Leader (ASCL)
This course is designed to shape judgements leading to the responsible leadership and supervision of skiers already known to the holder of the award, whilst skiing within recognised and pisted skiing areas under the Coaches protocol.
Please see the UK Snowsport website for informaton about course dates and schedules - www.uksnowsport.co.uk
English Schools Skiing Association (ESSKIA)
ESSKIA run races and training across England and they are open to all schools. www.esskia.co.uk
Why not get your school involved?