What is Future Schools Trust's Rugby Academy?
Students studying three Level 3 courses in the Sixth Form can choose to join Future Schools Trust's Rugby Academy. The two year, full-time education and rugby development programme is delivered in partnership with Maidstone Rugby Club. Students will be coached by representatives of Maidstone Rugby club and the Trust's PE staff and take part in regular fixtures. Students will also gain an insight into other roles within the game of rugby through recognised leadership and officiating courses. The skills learnt would then be applied by assisting with junior rugby development throughout the Trust's junior teams and feeder primary schools.
Who is the Rugby Academy for?
The Academy is open to talented rugby players aged 16-18. A playing trial will be required to support your application form as places will be limited. Students must also be studying three Level 3 courses at Future Schools Trust's Sixth Form, one of which must be either BTEC Sport or A Level PE.
What are the costs?Both the rugby and educational element of the Academy is fully funded. There will be a subsidised cost for purchasing training kit.
When are the trial dates?
Trial dates will be confirmed upon application.
Where will the Rugby Academy be based?The Rugby Academy will be spread across Future Schools Trust’s two campuses - Cornwallis and New Line Learning Academies, both in Maidstone.
How do I apply?
Students should apply through the UCAS Progress website.
Where can I find out more information?For further information please contact Dane Smith by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org .