House of Commons
Record breaking school sports awards for 20 Midlothian schools
EDM #19
Tabled 19 December 2019
2019-21 Session
That this House commends 20 Midlothian schools in receiving a prestigious award from sportscotland in recognition of their commitment to putting sport at the heart of the school ethos; notes that the Sport Scotland School Sport Award is presented for innovation and achievement in delivering school sport and physical activity, with 747 schools across Scotland now in possession of an award; further notes the importance of participation in sport and physical activity which has an immensely positive impact on young people, improving their health, confidence and motivation; praises the record number of gold ratings achieved in Midlothian as testament to the hard work of pupils, parents, volunteers, teachers, and staff across the county in putting sport at the heart of the curriculum; and congratulates everyone involved in this record-breaking year for the School Sport Award.