Ignite Sport

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Ignite Sport is a creative sports coaching and education provider, supporting the training and

provision of sports coaching, PE and sports development. Established in 1999, Ignite Sport’s
primary aim is to inspire children and increase participation in all forms of sport and physical

Our primary school sector offers a range of curriculum-based PE programmes as well as
coaching provision and CPD & mentoring opportunities for teachers to support the school sport premium.

Ignite is a registered centre for 1st4Sport and Pearson qualifications and is an education centre
for The Football Association.
Ignite Sport is on the register of apprenticeship training providers (RoATP) and holds a direct
levy contract with the ESFA. We work in partnership with Activate Learning & Activate
Apprenticeships to provide apprenticeships for non-levy schools and other organisations.


Ignite Sport UK Coaching primary school sector offers a range of curriculum based PE programmes and clubs to thousands of 4-11 year olds each year. These programmes are used in schools as coverage for PPA and After School Clubs, as well as during the holiday periods through Multisport Fun Weeks. Ignite Sport UK is a leader in delivering Advanced & Elite Football Centres with a wealth of knowledge teamed with our highly qualified UEFA A & B licenced coaches. We deliver a programme of skills schools, Development Centres ad Elite Centres in partnership with clubs at many levels.

Since 2005, we have delivered bespoke coach education programmes in further education establishments. These include Sports Coaching NVQ´s, National Governing Body Awards and Technical Certificates. Our aim is to provide Industry recognised qualifications to students whilst offering exit routes into higher education.

Our portfolio has further developed with the introduction of our Sports Apprenticeship programmes. In association with Oxford & Cherwell Valley College & Reading College, we offer Apprenticeships to young individuals who are looking to develop a career in the Sports and Leisure Industry. Our success has been built around the quality of coaching and high level tutoring we are able to provide when it comes to sports development. Accompanying this with a fantastic administrative team, we are able to offer unrivalled sports coaching solutions to both Primary and Secondary Schools. We now employ in excess of 100 Apprentices.

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