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School Leavers

Sports Academy

  • Do you have the desire and motivation to study a full-time academic or vocational course whilst maintaining a focus on the sport you are gifted at?
  • Do you aspire to a future in sport?
  • Can you commit to a training and playing regime together with your studies?

If Yes, the Sport Academy is for you!

  • What is the Sports Academy?

    The Sports Academy is designed to provide an opportunity for talented and gifted sports performers to focus on their chosen sport, in a supportive and specialist environment, whilst also gaining academic and vocational qualifications.

    The Academy benefits from excellent links and partnerships with local organisations including:

    • Exeter City FC
    • Exeter Chiefs & Exeter Chiefs Rugby Academy
    • Exeter Golf and Country Club
    • Exwick Tennis Club
    • Exeter Spartans Basketball Club

    The Sports Academy has produced sports performers and teams of the highest quality - many of which have gone on to study at university level or successful careers within sport. Former Sports Academy students include:

    • Elliot Frear ECFC & Motherwell - Football
    • Billy Searle – Bristol Rugby
    • Marcus Street – Exeter Chiefs & England U20s
    • Shachar Head – World Champions and World Record Holder for Powerlifting – ACES
    • Emily Piper – GB U18 Dragon Boat Squad – ACES
    • Jake Smith GB Running - ACES
    • Jack Pope, Bradley Scott & Grace Jackson The University of Exeter Golf Scholars
    • Hannah Barnes – Team Bath U19 Captain - Netball
    • Ollie Payne – GB U20s Hockey Squad
  • What Academy options are available?

    Our current Sports Academy programmes are:

    • Rugby (Men’s and Women’s)
    • Football (Men’s and women’s)
    • Hockey (Men’s and Women’s)
    • Basketball (Men’s)
    • Netball
    • Tennis
    • Golf
    • Cricket (Men’s and Women’s)
    • ACES (Advanced Conditioning for Elite Students) - This scheme creates a unique environment to help Elite sports performers gain specific conditioning for their respective sports
  • How do I apply?

    Information coming soon.

    Individual Sports Academy costs:

    You will be asked to make a contribution to the cost of the Sports Academy. Prices exclude Sports Academy Kit, Second year students do not need to purchase new kit.

  • How can I find out more?

    For more information on the Exeter College Sports Academy contact:
    Chris Wall (Sports Academy Coordinator)
    Exeter College,
    Victoria House,
    33/36 Queen Street,
    EX4 4SR

    Telephone: 01392 400309

Sports Academy Brochure

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