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Welcome to Breeze Sports Academy (Leeds)

Breeze Sports Academy

Programme Aims:

  • Provide high quality sport based vocational qualifications & awards in an appropriate and top class environment, the programme is designed to stimulate the learning of disaffected young people who are currently in year 10 and 11.
  • Provide young people with skills, knowledge and confidence that they can take forward into, education, training or employment.


    The programme consist of 5 modules of work over an 11 month period.

    The course run's 2 days per week, Wednesday and Thursday with each day being 5.30 hours long.

    The modules of work are made up of different elements, these are;

  • Practical participation / Introduction to different sports.
  • Academic work based on practical participation (Through Sport & Fitness).
  • Educational visits and Careers events.
  • Supporting workshops.
  • Holiday activity programmes (Where appropriate).

About us

The Breeze Sports Academy is a sports based alternative curriculum programme targeting young people who are currently in years 10 & 11 of high school. The programme accepts school referral's for candidates who are; at risk of permanent exclusion, struggling to cope with the mainstream curriculum or who are not currently attending school.

The programme runs two days per week (Weds & Thurs) and is made up of five separate modules of work. The course works with students at the end of year 10 and then throughout year 11, in this time students will have the opportunity to gain both academic and sports based qualifications in a variety of subject areas including; Football, Rugby, Outdoor Pursuits, Coaching.

Facilities available

The majority of the Sports Academy programme is delivered at the John Charles Centre for Sport (JCCS), however there are occasions when the programme will use other venues to deliver elements of the programme. Leeds Sailing and Activity Centre is one of the other venues that is used when students work of the Outdoor Pursuit module.

Additional support

All students will have the support of the programme Keyworker and Youth Support worker on each day they attend. In addition any work delivered both academic or vocational will be done so by qualified coaches/teaching staff.

Students with additional support needs will have the opportunity to work with the programme Keyworker on an individual basis. The Keyworker will support students who have any additional barriers to their education, the support offered could include working with other services to achieve the best possible outcomes for the student.

How to apply

You can apply for courses at Breeze Sports Academy (Leeds) through UCAS Progress. Add courses to your favourites to apply to this provider.

Last updated date: 04 September 2015
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