Schools that applied before the 10 February will receive confirmation in mid-March about the tickets they have been allocated.
And with demand for tickets still high, organisers have set up a second phase for London schools applications from today, with the offer closing at 20:17 on 24 March.
The offer comprises:
- Tickets at just £3 for school children in the Greater London area
- Accompanying adults and teachers can attend for free
- All children attending these schools sessions will travel free of charge on Transport for London services
- A dedicated volunteer will be provided for each school party to meet the group on arrival and lead them throughout their visit
As well as remaining availability on the Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday evenings, organisers have now made Sunday morning (16 July) available for schools attendees after an overwhelming demand for the midweek daytime sessions. Monday and Tuesday morning sessions are now unavailable for the schools ticket offer.
Championship Director Niels de Vos said:
“We are absolutely thrilled to have received such a massive response to the London schools ticket offer. Being part of the World Para Athletics Championships really is a trip of a lifetime and we know that attending a live sports event of this magnitude can really inspire a generation.”
The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, who helped secure the London schools tickets at a discounted price, as well organised and arranged free transport on the Transport for London network to get to the Championships, said:
“It’s fantastic news that so many young Londoners have already snapped up tickets to see some of the world’s best superstars, and I hope even more take advantage of attending this must-see sports event of the year.”