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Sports academies

Weston College’s Academy of Sport recognises the abilities and efforts of our top athletes and aims to support them to achieve their potential.

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As a student at Weston College, you will have the opportunity to combine your academic studies with high-level sporting provision, which will allow you to fully immerse yourself as a student-athlete.

As part of an academy you will have access to elite coaching, Hudl sports analysis, and bespoke strength and conditioning programmes at our bespoke facility the Health and Active Living Skills Centre.

Trials for our sports academies are held in April, July and September, and we offer high-quality provision in the following sports:

  • Netball
  • Football
  • Rugby
  • Refereeing

There is also the opportunity for the most gifted athletes at the College to receive a bursary of up to £500 that you could put towards training fees, transport, kit and further sports development.

As well as this, we offer our academy athletes:

  • Bespoke strength and conditioning programmes and training
  • Sport psychology support
  • Flexibility, speed, agility and quickness training
  • Nutritional support and dietary advice
  • Sports therapy
  • Hudl sport analysis
  • PlayerTek.

Additionally, athletes will get access to our outstanding sports facilities which include a Sport England specification sports hall, FA Rugby approved artificial pitch and performance gym, all available at the Health and Active Living Skills Centre.

Player pathways

At the Academy of Sport we understand the importance of creating pathways for our athletes. We have developed a number of partnerships that will enable you to progress into semi-professional and professional sport. This can be in both a playing and non-playing capacity, as it provides you with a number of employability opportunities.

Current partnerships include:

  • Bristol Bears Rugby Club
  • Bristol Bears Women’s Rugby Club
  • Weston AFC Football Club
  • Weston Sport Netball

Sports volunteering

Our Sports Academy host development days in October and February to allow prospective athletes to experience all aspects of academy life.

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