Since 1978 the English Schools’ Ski Association has been striving to enhance the status of skiing in schools.
- To encourage as many students as possible to enjoy skiing at home and abroad.
- To improve the excellence of young skiers.
- To ensure the maximum student participation in competitive inter-school races.
- To represent school skiing to all appropriate bodies concerned with education, sport and ski travel.
Why Join ESSKIA?
- Membership of Snowsport England, the governing body of skiing in England.
- Opportunity to develop your students’ skills and take part in the sport of skiing.
- Opportunity to enter the annual ESSKIA Championships.
- Staff training for Ski Course Organiser (SCO) and Race Official’s courses.
- Snowsport England insurance cover.
- Advice and information for ski trips, races and skiing in the National Curriculum.
- Opportunities for selected skiers to train at home and abroad on snow in ESSKIA Squads and Teams.
ESSKIA membership is open to all Schools and Sixth Form Colleges or equivalent in England.
The affiliation fee provides the opportunity for pupils to take part in races, training days in England and snow trainings and races abroad. Snowsport England insurance cover, newsletters and information about teachers’ courses are also included.Read more »