Sports Academies

Our accomplishments don’t end with our range of courses and facilities!

Those aged between 16-19 and enrolled full-time have the chance to join a sporting academy alongside their studies. Each academy offers specialist coaching to develop sporting excellence, nurture natural talent and aid personal development. Launched in 2012, there are now 7 academies to choose from.  

Our team of highly qualified coaches within the academies include ex professional players as well as Olympians. These coaches have all played at the top level in the UK and abroad and can pass their skills and experiences onto students.Not only that, from belonging to a sports academy, learners will improve their chances of progressing to, and being accepted by an elite sports institution in the UK or in the USA.

With a total of nine hours of coaching, training and fixtures per week, students can choose from our seven academies:

  • Basketball
  • Cricket
  • Football 
  • Gymnastics
  • Table Tennis
  • Volleyball

Benefits for all Academy players include:

  • 3-9 hours professional coaching
  • Pre-season screening
  • High quality performance coaching
  • Free access to sports injury clinic
  • Free massage therapy
  • Free strength and conditioning training and programming
  • Performance analysis
  • Sport Science support which includes nutritional advice and psychological profiling
  • Assistance towards achieving coaching qualifications


We offer up to 15 Sports Scholarships across a range of sports to develop sporting success. Alongside all of the Academy benefits, successful students will receive an iPad or tablet, training kit and assistance with the costs to represents teams including travel.

For further information, contact Andy Collett or call 01642 333772.

Alternatively you can download an application form.