The British Esports Championships for schools and colleges offers students aged 12+ a fantastic way to gain new skills, meet new friends and have fun in a safe environment.

Hear what students had to say about the Championships here:

 

You can also hear from a teacher – Karl Davis from Marling School – here:

 

And Dave Wright from Hills Road Sixth Form here:

 

You can also hear from another teacher here: Deputy Headteacher explains how esports has transformed her Alternative Provision school: ‘Students are showing commitment we’ve rarely seen in them before’

And a survey conducted by other teachers here: School pupils survey shows esports increases concentration, behaviour and attendance levels

 

Also, earlier in 2019, the British Esports Association’s head of education, Tom Dore, visited Coleg Gwent in Wales to ask their students about esports.

He spoke to their BGLZ Spartans’ Overwatch team about why they took part in the British Esports Championships and what they get out of competitive gaming. You can watch the video here:

 

And after the British Esports Championships pilot came to an end in early 2018, we asked students from colleges and schools what they thought of it.

We spoke to pupils from Solihull School, Truro & Penwith College and Callywith College for their thoughts in the video below: