KGV Xtras Sports Academy

how will participating benefit you?

Our Sports Academy offers a great opportunity for you to train and compete in your favourite sport, whilst studying your A Levels. Joining a sports team also enables you to build great friendships, develop your leadership qualities and strengthen your physical health. At KGV we offer a vast range of college sports teams, which include Football, Netball, Rugby, Hockey, Badminton and Basketball.

If you are a top-level performer in an individual sport, such as Golf, Tennis or Swimming, you’ll also be able to represent the college at regional and national levels.


At KGV, each of our sports teams are partnered with top sporting professionals and organisations in order to deliver high quality specialist coaching.

Being a sports academy member you’ll receive such benefits as:

  • Regular fixtures in AOC leagues
  • Advanced level coaching
  • Priority places on external qualifications
  • Individual sports science analysis
  • Personalised strength and conditioning programmes
  • Support and guidance for future career pathways, e.g. USA scholarships

All of our staff involved are passionate about seeing you fulfil your potential, but most of all they want everyone who takes part to enjoy themselves and have fun! Don’t forget about your passion for sport when you progress onto A Levels - join the KGV Sports Academy and see what you could achieve!

Find out more at our open evenings, course discussions or taster days

Career opportunities

Career advice

A sport coach will work with teams and individuals teaching them sport skills and helping to improve their performance.

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Sport and exercise psychologists help individuals and teams improve their performance by studying the mental and emotional effects of participating in sport.

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A sports physiotherapist specifically diagnoses and treats sports injuries.

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