Frequently Asked Questions
The Australian Sports Commission (ASC) has partnered with more than 30 national sporting organisations (NSOs) to deliver sport before, during and after school hours, via their network of aligned organisations, coaches and teachers.
Eligible Australian schools can be involved in the Program by registering on the Sporting Schools website and completing the following steps.
Schools wanting to participate in Sporting Schools need to register on the Sporting Schools website. Registering your school takes two easy steps:
- Register as a website user
- Register your school
The Principal must approve the school’s registration in order to complete the registration process and then apply for funding.
- Firstly, the Principal will receive an email notification to confirm their access to the Sporting Schools account.
- The Principal must then login to their account and click ‘Principal Confirmation’ and agree with the declaration.
Note: If the Principal registers the school then they will not need to follow the steps below as they agree to the terms and conditions during the school registration process.
For more information please visit the Help Centre.
The Australian Sports Commission (ASC) has partnered with more than 30 national sporting organisations (NSOs) to deliver sport before, during and after school hours, via their network of aligned organisations, coaches and teachers. Sporting Schools programs are underpinned by the quality assurance provided by NSOs, ensuring a consistent and quality experience for all.
Each of our partner NSOs has a suite of sport packages outlining what is available for delivery in schools. Information about coach and teacher-delivered sport packages can be found on the Sporting Schools Booking System. Alternatively, visit our Help Centre for information on how to request a specific coach or teacher.
Funding is calculated based on:
- School population
- Total number of participants scheduled to participate in Sporting Schools sessions; and
- Any applicable special circumstances (such as regional, remote or special schools).
Funding amounts are usually between $1,300 and $3,100 per term.
Visit our Help Centre for step by step instructions to apply. You can also view the following articles for further information.
Once you receive the email that confirms your funding, you can start to confirm your Sporting Schools program e.g. coaches, supervising teachers, equipment, facility and transport needs.
The funds must be spent during the approved funding period (school term) as specified in your successful application (e.g. Term 1, 2017).
You will need to have finalised the spending of your funds before returning your grant acquittal. Expenses incurred prior to receipt of approval or outside the funding period are not supported. If the costs of your activities or resources extend beyond the completion of the funding period, contact our Client Support Centre on firstname.lastname@example.org or call us on 1300 785 707.
More information can be found on our Help Centre.
The Sporting Schools Booking System is an online platform for schools, designed to save time, where they can compare and select from over 250 sports packages across more than 30 sports - in just a few clicks.
The Booking System aims to meet the high demand for programs, as well as streamline the process of connecting schools with national sporting organisations (NSOs) and their network of aligned organisations and coaches.
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