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Netball Academy Performance Centre

Train. Study. Play. Succeed.

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Play and train like a pro while you study and gain excellent qualifications that will help you progress into the future career you want.


Do you enjoy playing netball for fun or do you have aspirations of going far in the game. Whatever your level, there’s a place for you at our highly-respected Sports Academy where you can experience this fantastic package of training and benefits.

Eight hours coaching per week with our highly qualified coaching team. Play in the NE Netball League. Use our fantastic facilities, which rival many a professional sports club. These include two netball courts and one fully sized netball arena with a seating capacity of 500. The sport complex also includes a fully-equipped state-of-the-art gym with fixed and free weights and a range of cardiovascular, strength and conditioning training kit, modern and secure changing facilities and even an in-house physiotherapy clinic. Study 14 hours per week learning about every aspect of sport, including physiology, fitness training, fitness testing, psychology, nutrition, performance analysis and more. Meanwhile, you’ll also be taking one of our three Level 3 Sport course options (Sports Science, Development Coaching & Fitness or Performance & Excellence). These two-year courses are equivalent to three A Levels and are a proven route into university or employment. There is also

the option to study at Level 1 or 2 depending on your GCSE grades. Take part in 36 hours of real work experience during the year, with opportunities to coach children, take part in sports development, work in a gym and many other choices. Have the opportunity to complete Maths and English to GCSE or Level 2 Functional Skills (if you don’t already have them). Use the state-of-the-art gym during training, in lessons or in your own time for FREE. Normal membership costs £450 a year. The gym is open seven days a week. If you pick up any niggles or injuries during training or matches, our full time professional physiotherapist is on hand, completely FREE to get you back on the court as soon as possible. You’ll also get FREE travel to and from the College with our free bus offer in conjunction with Arriva North East. So you can get to EDC from across the region.


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High Grades achievement 6% Above NATIONAL AVERAGE

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See what Ofsted have to say: “Teachers demonstrate good subject knowledge and expertise, delivered with great enthusiasm to motivate and engage students.” “Support for students is good. They value particularly the individual tutorials, and the availability and approachability of teachers outside lessons, via text, email or the VLE for help and advice to support their good progress.” “Accommodation and resources are excellent, including outstanding sports facilities used effectively to develop students’ practical skills and support progress.”

Year 11 Open Evening Wed 5th October 2016, 5pm-7pm

“Students value the enrichment programme in sport highly. They benefit from the good opportunities to progress, achieve and succeed in chosen sports academies or elite athlete scholarships with structured training programmes, fixtures in the British Colleges league and selection to represent college and regional teams.”

Come to College interview nights (5pm-7pm)

Ofsted Inspection Report, March 2014

Dates For your diary Peterlee Campus, ED6 & Technical Academy

Wed 2nd November 2016 Wed 7th December 2016 Wed 11th January 2017 Wed 8th February 2017 Wed 15th March 2017 Wed 5th April 2017 Wed 3rd May 2017 Wed 7th June 2017 Wed 5th July 2017

Graded as

GOOD by OFSTED

See what former student Kirsty Bryson had to say: “I studied at the College for four years, completing a L3 Sports Science course before going on to do the Foundation Degree in Sports Coaching. My time at the College was brilliant. Staff are so helpful and do their best to help you achieve your goals. I have made some great friends at my time at East Durham College, it has been a major part of my life.” Kirsty Bryson


Want to find out more? Contact Shaun today – see details overleaf. Follow us on

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scholarship scheme available


Netball Academy Enquiry Form Personal Details First Name(s)..................................................................... Surname............................................................................ Date of Birth...................................................................... Sexi.................................................................................... Nationality.......................................................................... Address............................................................................. ........................................................................................... ........................................................................................... ...........................................................................................

Postcodei.......................................................................... Home Teli........................................................................... Mobile................................................................................ Email.................................................................................. Current School/College ........................................................................................... ...........................................................................................

Highest Level Represented at Netball ...........................................................................................

Tell us briefly why you are applying and what your future career plans are. ........................................................................................... ........................................................................................... ........................................................................................... ...........................................................................................

Declaration I understand that by signing this form I am consenting to the processing of my data by East Durham College, including data of a sensitive nature contained in this form or any other data the College may obtain from me or other people. I understand I am agreeing to the processing of such data for any purposes connected to my studies, health and safety whilst on college premises, or for any legitimate reason, in accordance with the requirements of the Data Protection Act 1998. Applicant’s Signature ...........................................................................................

Date ...........................................................................................

Position Played ...........................................................................................

Course Area of Interest (EG: A Levels, Catering, Brickwork, Sports Studies). ............................................................................... ...............................................................................

Please hand this form to one of our coaches or send the completed form to: Student Services, East Durham College, FREEPOST RSEA-LECT-LRAH, Willerby Grove, Peterlee, Co. Durham, SR8 2RN


If you’re up for this, get in touch then come and see for yourself! Shaun Nicholson: Head of Sport t: 0191 518 8314 e: shaun.nicholson@eastdurham.ac.uk Sports Department t: 0191 518 5565 e: enquiries@eastdurham.ac.uk Follow us on Twitter and Facebook TeamEastDurham EDCollege @EastDurhamCol

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