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Sport and Exercise Studies + Football Academy (Level 2)

Why study this course?

This study programme allows you to combine high level football development alongside your academic studies.

What will I study?

Following trials, you will be offered a place on either our Elite Football Academy or our Football Development Academy and will receive high level training by experienced and qualified coaches as well as the opportunity to play at the highest level of College football.

In addition to your sporting commitments you will study on an academic sports programme where you will gain an understanding of the structure of the sport and leisure industry. You will gain an understanding of the sturcture of the industry and the skills and knowledge necessary for employment in sports development, coaching, leisure and fitness.

The programme consists of units such as practical sport, personal fitness, anatomy and physiology for sports performance, the mind and sports performance and leading sports activities.

What will I be able to do after I complete this course?

Subject to gaining a pass and a satisfactory reference, this course will lead onto the Level 3 programme of study in Sport and Execise Studies at Tresham, allowing you to continue with the Football Academy. Alternatively this qualification will assist you in gaining employment within the sports industry.

How will I be assessed?

The course will be assessed through a mixture of course work, written tasks, presentations, observations and practical tasks.

Are there any additional costs?

You will be expected to purchase the following:

- Folders and stationery
- Approx. £30 towards course related trips
- Approx. £150-200 for a Tresham Academy team kit

Is there anything else I need to know when considering this course?

Further details about the Football Academy, the training schedule, trial dates or any other information are available by emailing

Please note that if you did not achieve a Grade C at GCSE English or maths you will be expected to revisit these subjects and will be supported in the achievement of these grades as part of this study programme.