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WIGAN WARRIORS PERFORMANCE AND EDUCATION ACADEMY.

WIGAN WARRIORS STRIVE TO BE AT THE FOREFRONT IN THE SPORT OF RUGBY LEAGUE AND OUR PERFORMANCE AND EDUCATION ACADEMY IS NO EXEMPTION TO THE RULE.

The Academy provides an exciting opportunity for talented Rugby League players and students who are looking for a career in Sport. All programmes provide the perfect mix of qualifications combined with a performance training schedule, work experience and competitive games programme at one of the most famous Rugby League Clubs in the world. Consistent with the club ethos the Academy prides its self on cultivating a winning attitude and enabling students to achieve the highest levels possible.

For students who are NOT aspiring RL players, the Education Academy timetable is suited to study periods, sports sessions and work experience only.

Wigan Warriors Sports College specialises in qualifications for students who are looking for a career in sport.

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16-18 Courses

  • Level 2 SPORTS COACHING & FITNESS

  • Level 3 BTEC NATIONAL DIPLOMA IN SPORT

  • RUGBY PERFORMANCE & EDUCATION ACADEMY (Level 2 & Level 3 Students)

Our courses are delivered by highly qualified and experienced lecturers, with guest speaker and master class sessions delivered throughout the academic year by our club backroom staff, on topics such as ‘Physiotherapy, Sports Coaching, Sports & Player Analysis, Training Techniques etc. Embedded within all programmes of study, our students will develop and enhance their English and Maths skills through specialist lessons.

*All courses at The Warriors Sports College run from September to July (Term Times).

To enquire about any of our courses and for your invite to one of our OPEN EVENINGS in 2017, please contact Gemma Cross on t: 01942 762 880 or e: Gemma.cross@wiganwarriors.com

Apprenticeships

Level 2 Apprenticeship in Supporting the Delivery of PE & School Sport

As part of Wigan Warriors Community Foundations’ commitment to creating positive opportunities for young people we are actively working with our partner schools to create employment opportunities and raise the levels of physical activity that is currently delivered. The innovative PE & School Sport Apprenticeship programme provides a fantastic opportunity for schools to employ young people to support Physical Education and general teaching support. With the programme funded directly through the Skills Funding Agency, schools can develop their new apprentice to assist qualified teachers or take charge of running both curriculum based and extracurricular sports activities within their respective school. Wigan Warriors Community Foundation will support the school by providing training and qualifications that will enable the apprentice to become a fully qualified PE and sports coach and ultimately teach them to adhere to the high standards currently maintained by our community delivery team.

14-16 School Offer

The Wigan Warriors Sports College offer to schools provide a fantastic opportunity for Year 10 & 11 pupils to study at the Warriors Sports College across one or two academic years.

Pupils follow a set timetable, attend weekly lessons delivered by the Warriors education team, engage in the varied experiences a professional sports club can offer whilst working towards a Level 2 qualifications in Sport.

Edexcel Level 2 Certificate / Diploma in Leadership through Sport (QCF)

Pupils will:

  • Develop knowledge related to sports leadership
  • Develop their own personal growth and engagement in learning
  • Learn about key aspects of sports leadership, sports injuries, sports psychology, sports nutrition
  • Devise, plan and run a Sports Event
  • Achieve a nationally-recognised level 2 qualification to support entry into college

Contact Us

To enquire about any of our courses and for your invite to one of our OPEN EVENINGS in 2017, please contact Gemma Cross on t: 01942 762 880 or e: Gemma.cross@wiganwarriors.com

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