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19/09/18

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The 1stXV get their season underway with a fine victory against in the . Bring on round 2! https://t.co/9HTQxbBDDt

19/09/18

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The Year 7b football team are all smiles after winning their opening game in the league. Thank you for hosting https://t.co/czQqPyICcH

19/09/18

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A mixed 1st and 2ndXI enjoying a run out against today. Lots of promise for season ahead with a 3-2 victory. https://t.co/88yOdVJ0Tu

18/09/18

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Great team performances from both the Yr8 and 10 football teams winning against very tough opposition. Thank you and for the fixtures. All the best for the rest of the season. https://t.co/i3X9y5D4Rg

17/09/18

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Great to see a fantastic turnout from the 6th form sports academy students today after school. https://t.co/enMHo3tFqa

17/09/18

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Great first session today from the sixth form athletics academy in partnership with . The hard work starts now! https://t.co/MYKPUHLRx2

13/09/18

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Over 60 students at KS4-5 basketball training today!! Great start to the year. https://t.co/rwjgKaRQM6

11/09/18

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Great session from the girls rugby Academy ahead of their first game of the season. https://t.co/KNZMk2HxS9

11/09/18

Lord Harris pays an impromptu visit to https://t.co/H6GNrRTdUA

30/08/18

Looking forward to welcoming students back to next week. New year 7s return Tuesday 4/9 @ 8.25am, years 7 to 11 return Wednesday 5/9 @ 8.25am

30/08/18

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The government ⁦⁩ are today consulting whether to ban the sale of energy drinks to under 16s thanks to the drive of ⁦⁩ and the signatures to our petition. THANK YOU! ⁦https://t.co/9hQ8bFi9Nq

28/08/18

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Pre season training is well and truly underway for the rugby academy at with https://t.co/sIKURESn0V

23/08/18

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23/08/18

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23/08/18

What next after GCSE? Sixth Form Enrolment tomorrow starting at 9am.

23/08/18

Congratulations to Arbri and Gilhan - nine, GCSE grade 9s! https://t.co/oZbirAWXZ4

23/08/18

Great GCSE results for Sophie, Soraya, Tegan and Vanesa! Well done girls. https://t.co/1cxk2sVMJk

23/08/18

Congratulations to all our year 11 students on their wonderful results. 90% pass rate in English, 83% in maths and an amazing 35% of all grades at 7 to 9!

22/08/18

CALLING all Physics, Language and Maths teachers – HEIGHTEN your teaching!! Come join our fully funded TSST course Teaching School https://t.co/doZ3ZwRGIv

22/08/18

Good luck to all our GCSE students collecting examination results tomorrow. Results available from 9am until 1pm

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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.

By following a strong athlete education system, athletes will be given the necessary skills to develop and progress fluently from Youth to Senior athlete making the prospects of making National and International standards 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 ultimately deliver what it sets out to, 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 our HACP will access event specific coaching, strength and conditioning, and medical provision through out 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 apart of the programme receiving the aforementioned 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 programs 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 £1000 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 HE establishments.

  • Educational >>> Strength and Conditioning
  • Support with annual planning >>> Coaching provision
  • Guidance and planning >>> Nutrition and psychology provision
  • Physio and Sports Therapy provision >>> Prescription and injury prevention support
     

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?

Wired for Sport model will see athletes educated, coached and supported at HACP. 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 equivilation programme
  • Functional Skills
  • Pastoral Care
  • Flexibile attitude towards competition schedules

Training facilitaion

  • 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 preperation