We have five Sport Academies in:
- Men’s Football – in partnership with FC Halifax Town
- Women and Men’s Rugby – in partnership with Halifax Panthers
- Women’s Football – in partnership with Huddersfield Town Foundation
- Basketball – in partnership with Bradford Dragons
- Netball – in partnership with Calderdale Cubs
What are the benefits?
- Daily organised coaching, team coaching and training
- Organised fixtures against local and national teams
- Opportunity to gain a nationally recognised qualification that can lead to employment of further study
- Opportunities to study alongside other sports enthusiasts for an enjoyable and fulfilling experience
- Chance to progress to an elite level in your chosen sport
To find out more about our Sports Academies and for information about recruitment dates please email [email protected]
Learn a trade as an academy student
We are proud to be able to offer a unique trade pathway for our academy students.
Calderdale College is one of the only college’s in the country to offer students the chance to learn a trade and gain a construction qualification whilst continuing their sporting journey with their academy team.
We work closely with our professional and elite sporting partners (FC Halifax Town, Halifax Panthers, Huddersfield Town Foundation & Bradford Dragons), to be able to offer this exciting opportunity.
Your timetable is individually managed to ensure you get ample time in the classroom, in the workshop and on the field or court!
In partnership with Halifax Panthers, this is a unique opportunity for you to develop the knowledge and expertise you need for a career in the industry, or to further your study at university.
FC Halifax Town and Calderdale College Development Centre for Football is a unique training scheme for young talented footballers aged 16-19.
The Calderdale College Women’s Football Academy in partnership with Huddersfield Town Foundation is a unique training scheme for young talented female footballers aged 16-19.
In partnership with Bradford Dragons, our Elite Basketball Academy offers a unique opportunity and pathway in which 16-19 year olds can progress to an NBL level side whilst gaining an education.
In partnership with Calderdale Cubs, our Elite Netball Academy offers a unique opportunity and pathway in which 16-19 year olds can progress to an NSL level side whilst gaining an education.
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Reminder of Sport Academies results from this week 🙌 Special congratulations to our Women’s Rugby Academy, on their semi-final win! 🏉 Halifax Panthers Women 38-26 Cronton Sixth Form 🏐 Calderdale Cubs Netball 21-8 New College Bradford 1sRead More
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RT @DragonsBradford: The Official Calderdale College Player of the Game Award for yesterday's final home game of the season, against Essex…Read More
RT @CommunityPCIC: A glorious win for the panthers Womens academy today! The girls progressed into the finals with a decent scoreline of 38…Read More
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Rock Climbing Wall
Mon – Fri | 9am – 9pm
Sat – Sun | 9am – 5pm
Football, Rugby and Basketball Academies
Free car parking
Kids Holiday Camps
Hannah Cockroft Sports Hall
Inspire Centre Gym
Classrooms & Meeting Venue