I returned to College to do the Access to Higher Education course as my qualifications were 'too old' to be counted towards a University application. I thought the finances might be an issue but the easy Advanced Learner Loan - which gets written off once I complete my degree - has been great.Polly Pancosta, Access to HE
We have nearly 20 years’ experience in teaching higher level sport and our inspiring and motivational lecturers will push to get the best out of you. You’ll be learning in our industry-standard and extensive facilities and classrooms, as well as taking part in work experience – an integral part of our course.
Our lecturers have many years professional experience and are also still working in industry and coaching and competing in events and teams including football and tennis as well as triathlon, gymnastics, Iron Man and other events.
Our facilities include a Sports Centre including sports halls, gym, 12 outdoor football pitches and an athletics track. Our 3G Football Pitch is a state-of-the-art, third generation floodlit pitch. It is a competition-standard and FA (Football Association) approved 11 v 11 pitch. The pitch features American Football goal posts and is the ONLY one of its kind in the UK.
We have many industry links, both locally and nationally, to help get you started including with Shrewsbury Town Football Club (we are their official education partners) as well as links with national health and leisure companies such as the Mosaic Groups.
Students go on to top up their degrees at universities including Staffordshire and Worcester and to careers locally and nationally in teaching, physio, sports therapy and nutrition as well as setting up their own businesses in areas including personal training.