Northampton Academy Elite Sports Programme

“To provide a unique programme that allows students the privilege to access specialist coaching that builds on what they would experience in mainstream provision; underpinned by the development of Character and Excellence in Sport"

This exciting opportunity students due to start in Year 7 in September 2021. This programme is designed to give students who have a gift for football or netball, a unique opportunity to develop through a programme that will be incorporated into their curricular timetable. The programme will give students access to specialist coaching to build on what they would experience in mainstream provision.  

  • Specialist coaching from highly qualified professional coaches

  • Links to external companies and clubs

  • Opportunites to compete at local and county level

  • Trips and fixtures

  • Timetabled football and netball training classes

  • Strength and conditioning sessions

  • Diet and nutrition lessons

Elite Sports Applications 

Prospective Year 7 students will only eligible to apply for the Elite Sports Programme after they have been offered a place at Northampton Academy.

The Elite Netball programme will be open to girls who have been offered a Year 7 place for September 2021, and the Football Programme will be open to both girls and boys.

This is an incredibly exciting opportunity for our students and is unique among schools within the surrounding area.

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