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13/12/19

The HCACP Christmas Carol Concert is on Wed 18th Dec - 6pm at St. John the Evangelist Church SE19 2RX. An evening of music and carols. Join us to celebrate this special time of year. All are welcome https://t.co/NzHRBADJVE

12/12/19

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Congratulations to Ufuoma in Yr10 on her selection for the U15 squad. We all at are proud of you. https://t.co/ujyG8FeSrE

12/12/19

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Super work by the U15 girls handball team today. Winning 4/4 games. 🤾‍♀️ https://t.co/XhtiWJSNcv

12/12/19

HCACP students voting early in this years mock election. https://t.co/NMZ3mRuT2P

12/12/19

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The Yr8 football progress to the 3rd round of the National cup with a 5-0 victory over Raynes Park this afternoon. https://t.co/32B8a2G9CK

12/12/19

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Brian with a monster 12m throw in today’s school cup meet at https://t.co/exOlJJNAsc

12/12/19

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A storming run by Leon at today’s Lee valley semi final 🔥🔥🔥 https://t.co/HPe9BSTFXC

12/12/19

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Renika taking the 🥇in the 60m today https://t.co/MXieTvgTAe

12/12/19

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Great running from Klayson in the 300m today’s another 🥇 https://t.co/BWQ1Cxa9hs

12/12/19

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Strong running from Kaliyah to bring home the U15 girls to victory in the 4x200m today 🥇 https://t.co/9BoRWAQrry

11/12/19

HCACP Year 10 students at Facebook HQ today. https://t.co/wzLTyA99Pr

11/12/19

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Great to have and Lanfranc over at today for a number of league fixtures. Lots of talent on display! 🤾‍♂️ https://t.co/9JH8a5BcMA

10/12/19

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It was silver medals all round for the boys and girls U14 and U16 basketball teams at the Croydon championships this week. Well done to all who participated. https://t.co/cLjZ5TKOg0

09/12/19

HCACP students enjoying a trip to the Tate Modern and southbank last week. https://t.co/ZF9ER5o7eR

09/12/19

The HCACP Year 13 Parents' Evening is this Thursday 12th. Also remember that the Academy is closed this Friday 13th for Year 6 Testing day. To see more events our full calendar is available here https://t.co/leSOrxrq1t https://t.co/B5WoS3vENZ

06/12/19

Thank you to all who attended the Awards Evening last night including London born artist Mellizia Natasha & Khadijah who returned from to collect her Exceptional Performance Award.

06/12/19

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A great achievement and deserved recognition for our DofE Silver award holders last night at our annual HCACP awards evening! Well done for all your hard work and dedication over the past year. https://t.co/f0SuI9O6sj

06/12/19

Congratulations to all our award winners. A small sample of our incredible students below. https://t.co/Yzj3exuo0W

06/12/19

The HCACP Christmas Carol Concert is on Wed 18th Dec - 6pm at St. John the Evangelist Church SE19 2RX. An evening of music and carols. Join us to celebrate this special time of year. All are welcome https://t.co/2EOgQlWXLn

05/12/19

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Hear more about Khadija’s inspirational journey to . With thanks to her teachers and Harris Experience https://t.co/O4TgvKPc1k

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Athletics Academy

The Wired For Sport system was developed to give student athletes a collegiate approach to their education and athletic requirements. We have made it our sole purpose to identify areas where there are ideal facilities, progression opportunities and educational establishments to create an environment conducive to success.

Register your interest for our sports programmes here.

By following a strong athlete education system, athletes will be given the necessary skills to develop and progress fluently from youth to senior level, making the prospects of reaching national and international standard more likely.

We have a strong emphasis on our athlete’s academic study, and believe that all athletes must achieve their full potential to allow them to gain industry skills and knowledge for a career after sport.

Wired For Sport will endeavour to produce a structure whereby like-minded students will work together and achieve together.


The system

The Wired For Sport academy places a heavy focus on the student athlete experience and delivers what it sets out to achieve, remaining transparent and honest in its philosophies and its approach throughout. The ultimate goals for all athletes in our system are to:

  • Achieve grades which will enable them to gain places at any university of their choice
  • Improve as young adults
  • Be ambassadors in their local communities
  • Perform at the highest possible level in their events

The relationship between our staffing team, the educational establishments and the athlete is vital in ensuring that all of these objectives are achieved.

Athletes engage in a unique course where they will be given the opportunity to be full time student athletes two years ahead of the UK norm.

Athletes in our system are given the freedom to study courses whichever BTEC or A-Levels they desire, making this a truly personalised educational programme. All training and support happens outside of the educational programme.

Athletes studying at HCACP will access event-specific coaching, strength and conditioning, and medical provision throughout the week.

Learners are able to access athletic coaching, strength and condition, physio/sports therapy, psychological and nutritional services as part of the support package.

Currently learners across all disciplines are recruited to become a part of the programme receiving these services. Those learners who wish to remain with their regular coaches are encouraged to utilise the support services whilst remaining with current coaches. This has been very successful as this allows for strong networks of trust between our academy and personal coaches.

The provision of coaching has been sourced from highly skilled and qualified coaches who are associated with producing success which has enabled many athletes to progress into GB/England Junior and Senior teams.


Progression performance

Learners on academy programmes have been successful in securing university placements for two reasons:

  1. Being part of an academy demonstrates to universities that our student athletes have the ability to complete academic study in conjunction with strict sports programmes.
  2. Well-run academy programmes carry weight in ensuring that athletes are well prepared for tough training protocols at a senior level.

Student athletes have been given access to an American recruitment tool 'The Athlete Watch', based in the Michael Johnson High Performance centre. Three athletes have been offered scholarships: the best so far being a 95% scholarship leaving £1,000 for the student athlete to self-fund spread over the four year educational programme.

We have been very successful in creating strong links with local universities who are offering our learners fast track and priority entry into the their university systems. Our athletes are also eligible to train with university teams allowing a familiar and smooth transition into local higher education establishments.


Athlete eligibility criteria

  • Top 15 ranking (power of ten) from the previous season.
  • Studying a BTEC level 3 or A-Levels
  • Committed to achieving excellence
  • Ability to attend all delivery, workshop and assessment sessions

How is the programme delivered?

The Wired for Sport model will see athletes educated, coached and supported at HCACP. Athletes in this model will be able to access full Wired for Sport services including coaching, strength and conditioning, physio and sports therapy, nutritional and psychology support.

Educational program

  • 3 A-level or equivalent programme
  • Functional skills
  • Pastoral care
  • Flexible attitude towards competition schedules

Training facilitation

  • Fully integrated programme in conjunction with education
  • All essential services provided to support high performance
  • Completed in a senior structure time frame (normal working hours)

Performance

  • Daily facilitation
  • Hands on approach from coaches and support staff
  • Easily managed log of tasks
  • Competition preparation

Register your interest for our sports programmes here.