Overview

The Norwich City Regional Football Scholarship Programme in partnership with Thomas Gainsborough School, is an exciting opportunity for young people between the ages of 16-18 to continue their academic, footballing and career development through Norwich City Football Club.

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 Norwich City Football Club and Thomas Gainsborough College in our football fixture programme.

Education

The Norwich City 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.

Football

The Norwich City Regional Scholarship Programme will see scholars train 4-6 hours per week using a technical programme based around technical and tactical development.

The squad of players will play in the British College League ensuring a competitive fixture programme on a weekly basis.

Progression Opportunities

The experience of the football 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 Norwich City Football Club in our football fixture programme.