Sports Academy

Specialist academies to help you focus on your goal

Our Sports Academy is designed to provide an opportunity for talented and gifted sports performers to focus on their chosen sport, in a supportive and specialist environment, whilst also gaining academic and vocational qualifications.

The Academy benefits from excellent links and partnerships with local organisations including:

  • Exeter City FC
  • Exeter Chiefs & Exeter Chiefs Rugby Academy
  • Exeter Golf and Country Club
  • Exwick Tennis Club
  • Exeter Spartans Basketball Club

The Sports Academy has produced sports performers and teams of the highest quality – many of which have gone on to study at university level or successful careers within sport.

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Participate in a comprehensive training and fixture programme while studying full time. Designed to help improve your performance and develop your individual skills, our Sports Academy provides opportunities to train or compete with likeminded gifted and talented individuals to reach your potential.
The 2023-24 deadline for applications is Friday 10th February 2023.

Frequently Asked Questions

You will need to gain the required grades/entry criteria for your chosen full time college course. You will need to apply for your academic course separately. You can apply online. You will be called for an Interview for your academic course with a member of your chosen faculty. The 2023-24 deadline for applications is Friday 10th February 2023.

You will be asked to make a contribution to the cost of the Sports Academy. Prices exclude Sports Academy Kit, Second year students do not need to purchase new kit.

For more information on the Exeter College Sports Academy contact:
Chris Wall (Sports Academy Manager)
Exeter College,
Victoria House,
33/36 Queen Street,

Telephone: 01392 400309