Northampton Saints Rugby HITZ Programme is an education and sporting programme for 16-18 year olds where you can:
At Northampton Saints we have some fantastic enrichment opportunities for our students which include: Trilogy sport centres, Unit 22 Crossfit, Boost trampoline parks, Cineworld and Guy salmon land rover. These local companies provide us with fantastic employment and active benefits which are on offer to our growing cohort!
The BTEC Level 1 Award in Sport and Active Leisure provides a fantastic opportunity for students to understand skills and develop knowledge to working in this diverse sector, they’ll be encouraged to demonstrate through participation and classroom activities covering a wide range of sport and active leisure.
START DATE: 1st intake in September, 2nd intake in February.
EXIT ROUTES: Level 3 programmes, apprenticeship programmes and full time or part time work.
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.
Jordan Letts – Social Inclusion Officer
Jordan is a UKCC Level 2 Rugby Coach who has a strong passion for working with young people. Alongside being a sports coach Jordan has a positive education background having been enrolled at Moulton College then progressing onto Nottingham Trent University. Jordan studied Sports Leisure and Educational Development, during this time the main focus of his research was the HITZ programme and the positive effect it has on so many young people. Jordan has been working alongside the HITZ programme for two years now and has seen many students progress onto education, employment and training.
Shirley Malin – Hitz Officer
Shirley has previously worked at Northampton College offering classroom support to various students on many different courses. The role required her to work alongside the mental health team, including scribing, encouraging correct behaviour, working towards independence for each student and getting them prepared for the next level of the course or employment. Shirley is very driven and thrives to push students to get the best possible outcomes.
The HITZ Programme will be based at Franklins Gardens, Northampton Saints, Weedon Road; Northampton; England; NN5 5BG.