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Welcome to Rotherham United Community Sports Trust - Education Academy

The Rotherham United Education Academy is part of an award winning Community Sports Trust which delivers a number of high quality sports courses in Further Education for 16-19 year olds. We pride ourselves on delivering excellent education courses within our iconic spaces across Rotherham including the New York Stadium.

We specialize in Sport Studies at Level one, two and three including Btec Certificates, Diplomas and Extended Diplomas. We also offer a chance to progress and exit onto our Foundation Degree in Football Coaching and Community Development. 

About us

All our education courses are delivered by qualified, enthusiastic and experienced members of teaching staff. We have world class facilities at our disposal due to our successful partnership with local sports colleges and the Football League Trust. The learning environment is supported by the chance to work alongside staff members at the Community Sports Trust within a professional football environment. 

Studying sport at the Rotherham United Education Academy offers you the opportunity to complete a wide range of sport, fitness, health and nutrition modules with the opportunity to apply your learning with work experience.

All our courses are monitored and evaluated by The Football League Trust and Rotherham College. 

Facilities available

We have a number of state of the art classrooms both within the New York stadium and our Community Officers. There are also our facilities within the Football Club and our partner colleges to support the practical elements of the courses.

There will be opportunities to support lead coaches within the trust across all areas and communities within the Rotherham area.You also have the chance to access home games at the New York Stadium with the possibility of trips to other clubs and Football League facilities.

Additional support

Your learner journey at the Education Academy will be supported from start to finish by our qualified, experienced and highly motivated staff. Additional support if needed can be arranges through our college partners including burseries and additional learning support where needed.


Learner success

Our mission is to support our students to achieve their goals and exceed their own expectations throughout their time at the Education Academy. We have an average 85% succes rate on completions across our programmes with a 76% of our students successfully going onto Higher Education at University.

How to apply

You can apply for courses at Rotherham United Community Sports Trust - Education Academy through UCAS Progress. Add courses to your favourites to apply to this provider.

Last updated date: 16 November 2016
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Key information


  • A: AESSEAL New York Stadium
    • Address:
    • New York Way
    • Rotherham
    • S60 1AJ
    • Telephone number:
    • Course enquiries: 01709827767
    • Website:
    • Email address:
    • More information:
    • Rotherham United Community Sports Trust are located within the 'Goal Zone' of the AESSEAL New York Stadium in Rotherham. The Goal Zone is equipped with 3 state of the art classrooms, over 70 laptops and computers and a health room which includes various alternative methods to fitness testing.

      We are commited to providing high standards of education with a specific focus on sports programmes, in order to enrich the lives and increase career prospects of young people.

      We work closely with the local college in order to ensure that standards and quality remain high at all times. To compliment this we only employ teachers that are fully qualified and enthusiastic about their profession.