Overview

The Elite Athletes Scholarship Programme, is an exciting opportunity for young people between the ages of 16-18 to continue their academic, athletic and career development.

This unique and high quality experience will combine focused, small-group educational sessions with our designated education tutor alongside the opportunity to train with qualified coaches and represent Thomas Gainsborough College in our fixture programme.

Education

The Scholarship Students can either study for a Level 3 BTEC Extended Certificate in Sport and will follow a carefully planned pathway of modules to provide them with a broad range of knowledge and experience whilst remaining linked to potential career pathways, OR can select a combination of A levels, OR a combination of A levels and Vocational subjects.

Carrying a potential of 56 UCAS points, it provides the perfect opportunity for university progression. There are direct links to University of East Anglia.

Progression Opportunities

The experience of the programme and the carefully chosen module pathway is designed to form a clear pathway into employment within the sports and active leisure sector.

Potential career pathways include, but are not limited to: Sports Coaching, Sports Nutrition, Sports Science, Fitness Instructor, Performance Analyst.

Register an Interest

To register for interest in gaining a place on the Scholarship Programme, then complete the Thomas Gainsborough Sixth Form application and return it to Mrs King.

This unique and high quality experience will combine focused, small-group educational sessions with our designated education tutor alongside the opportunity to train with qualified coaches and represent in our fixture programme.