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
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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This week’s upcoming fixtures for 7th December 2022 Let’s go #TeamCalderdale! 🙌 https://t.co/v2Z2lcIeDLRead More
🏀 Bradford Dragons 2s 63-40 New College Doncaster ⚽️ Huddersfield Town Women's Academy P-P Wakefield College (Postponed) ⚽️ FC Halifax Town Cat 4s P-P New College Doncaster (Postponed) Part 2/2Read More
Results from yesterday’s academy games 💪 🎉 🏉 Halifax Panthers Women's Academy 20-12 win and drew their second game 20-20 ⚽️ FC Halifax Town Cat 2s 7-4 TEC Grimsby 2s ⚽️ FC Halifax Town Cat 3s 2-2 Greenhead College 🏀 Bradford Dragons 1s 86-37 Leeds City College Part 1/2 https://t.co/vUVu3makSYRead More
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This week’s upcoming fixtures for 30th November 2022. Good luck to all our academies! 🙌 https://t.co/01QKvUs2DyRead More
RT @CC_SAcademies: Don’t forget about our our upcoming Women’s Football Academy open Evening! ⚽️Read More
RT @HalifaxPanthers: WHEELCHAIR RUGBY LEAGUE 🧑🦽🏉 Inspired by @England_RL's World Cup Win? Want to give it a try with our @SuperLeague Gran…Read More
This week’s upcoming fixtures for 23/11/22 Big games ahead for our academies! 🙌 https://t.co/PivlZgATJeRead More
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RT @htafcfoundation: Our Women's Football Academy with @CalderdaleCol is hosting an open evening ahead of 2023/24! 📅 Wednesday 30 Novembe…Read More
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