A 2-year, full-time education and rugby development programme for 16-18 year olds.
Year 1 - BTEC Level 3 90 Credit Diploma in Sport
Year 2 - BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Sport
Up to 420
British Colleges League
FREE for 16-18 year olds - There will be a subsidised cost for purchasing training kit
3 GCSES A-C or 8-4 preferably one Maths or English
West Surrey Rugby
SCL Education Group
COURSE START DATE
Chobham Rugby Football Club, Fowlers Wells, Windsor Road, Chobham, Surrey, GU24 8LD
Access to University, Apprenticeships, progress onto the club’s 1st team, Championship or Premiership Clubs and employment opportunities within the sport and leisure industry, including coaching placements.
If successful you will be given a conditional offer and then accepted depending on your results in August.
Players will study a variety of nationally-recognised qualifications within sport, coaching and fitness managed by SCL.
Where required students will study Maths and English GCSE or Functional Skills.
SCL Education Group is one of the UK’s leading independent providers of education through sport.
In addition to classroom based learning delivered by our outstanding teachers and training by highly qualified coaches, students will have access Pro-VLE, our Digital Learning Environment. Pro-VLE has been specifically designed to create a personalised, first class, digital learning experience for our students and has been tailored to support their education and development.
There will be a subsidised cost for purchasing training kit at the start of the season. Further details about this will be provided upon the player’s acceptance into The Rugby Academy.
West Surrey Rugby Academy provides talented players from West Surrey and the surrounding area with an opportunity to develop to the best of their abilities within the academy and club structure. Players attending the Academy can continue to play for their local club whilst representing the Academy in the British Colleges League Wednesday afternoons.
West Surrey Rugby Academy aim to first and foremost motivate and encourage young people to stay in education and provide pathways to higher education or career prospects while keeping one eye on the dream of progressing through the ranks to their first team, or indeed, for other opportunities in rugby.
West Surrey Rugby Academy's mission is to develop passionate young rugby players in all facets of the game whilst enabling students to build a career in the sport industry. This is achieved through combining an outstanding rugby excellence programme, with an unrivalled education programme – which provides a unique all round experience for those accepted onto the Academy.
Liam Cranford is an RFU Level 2 qualified coach with a passion for helping young players develop and reach their goals. He will lead the day to day coaching and oversees a team of coaching staff that will help to develop players during their time at the West Surrey Rugby Academy. Liam has over 12 years of coaching experience working with London Irish, Harlequins, Brunel University, Hampshire RFU and Surrey Rugby. As a player Liam played at county level with Surrey Rugby and represented Harlequins RL academy.