You need to order and pay for Award Badges online using the facilities in the Calculator.
Badges cost £3.00 per badge, plus £2 postage up to 25 badges or £4 postage for more than 25 badges.
The ESAA can no longer accept orders by post, payment MUST be made online using a credit or debit card.
The system for delivering badges has been changed from previous years.
We no longer have individual Badge Agents for each County. When you make your order online, it now immediately becomes visible to a number of Badge Agents, and any one of them will be able to pick it up and pack it as soon as possible. This means that Badge Agents are no longer confined to staying at home to receive orders by post, and can now process orders from where-ever they happen to be. At the end of summer term they can often be away from home officiating at athletics meetings, typically at the Track & Field Championships or the Track & Field Cup Final, or at Combined Events meetings. The new system introduces a great deal of flexibility which should result in orders being processed much more quickly than previously.
Orders are set up from the award calculator program which does all the sums for you - you just need to tick which badges each pupil wants to order, then an order form for badges for all classes is automatically filled in, ready for you to pay by card.
When a Badge Agent posts your order, you'll be sent an email to let you know it is on the way. That email will contain the contact details of the Badge Agent who posted it.
To simplify the management of certificates and save teachers' time, teachers are supplied with details of how print certificates which can then be given to parents so they can print certificates themselves. Details are printed on A4 paper, 8 pupils per sheet, ready to be cut up and given to each pupil. Each paper slip contains instructions for accessing the website, together with a unique access code for each pupil.
Certificates come in 2 formats:
This feature is currently still under development but it is hoped that it will be available by mid-June.