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The Academy of Sport is designed to help you excel in sport and will ensure you are work-ready by providing you with the skills and confidence to be successful in your chosen career.

Working in partnership with elite clubs, local primary schools and organisations such as Sport Nottinghamshire, Mansfield Town Football in the Community and Mansfield Giants, we can provide you with industry experience during your study.

As a sport, public services or A Level student at West Notts, you will have the opportunity to pursue your passion for sport in our state-of-the-art sports facilities including a sports hall built to Sport England standards.

Team West Notts

Team West Notts is the competitive element of the Academy of Sport. So, if you're ambitious and up for the challenge, join one our sports academy programmes that play within the Association of Colleges (AoC) sport competitive leagues and cups on a national and regional level.

With opportunities to play against high-level sports teams, you’ll be able to forge long standing relationships in preparation for a career in sport.

How does it work?

As part of Team West Notts you will:

  • Enrol on a sport/public services course (Level 1 to foundation degree) or an A Level course
  • Compete in the British College Sports leagues and cup competitions
  • Take part in a structured coaching programme while you study
  • Have the opportunity to try out for England colleges teams and showcase your talent to non-league and professional clubs
  • Have the opportunity to compete internationally in chosen sports
  • Access strength and conditioning support.

Find out about our Football Academy

Find out about our Basketball Academy

Who is involved?

Our Academy of Sport is offered in partnership with many local clubs and local sport organisations.

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Contact us

01623 627191 ext 8715

academyofsport@wnc.ac.uk

Why choose West Notts?

100% A Level pass rate in 2018

Best FE college for A Levels value added* in the East Midlands

One of the top colleges in the UK for student satisfaction**

An extensive bus service across Mansfield and the surrounding area

£50m investment in our facilities since 2008

*Value added is a measure of a student’s progress against their starting point
**Learner Exit Survey 2017/18
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