CRAVEN College is forming a prestigious hyperlink-up with Leeds United Football Club.
The school – which takes college students from across the Aire Valley, Wharfedale, Craven and East Lancashire – will grow to be a Leeds United Sports Hub and is recruiting college students for the primary educating in September 2019.
A VIP visitor from the membership will attend the official launch at Craven College’s Aireville Campus in Skipton on Tuesday, April 2, from 5.30pm to 7.30pm.
The spotlight of the night will probably be collaborating in a training session led by the membership, alongside with a health club and classroom taster to provide an actual flavour of what’s in retailer.
The membership’s Director of Education, Spencer Taylor, stated ‘This specific partnership is admittedly thrilling. It permits us as Leeds United Football Club to succeed in out into the broader group utilizing the facility of sport to assist college students progress via educational pathways.
“We’re proud to welcome Craven College as our inaugural Sports Hub, and aim to provide their students with a unique experience during their studies.”
Andrew Cropley, Principal of Craven College, stated: “The worth of this programme for our college students is gigantic.
“We have completely overhauled our Sports courses and are delighted to be working with LUFC who bring real professionalism as well as huge excitement. This joint venture makes our curriculum unique in the area.”
The partnership signifies that the scholars can be educated by specialist sports activities coaches from LUFC, they may have entry to work expertise alternatives at a the promotion-chasing Championship membership, and visits to the membership’s Elland Road stadium to entry the fitness training suite, the power and conditioning unit and a stadium tour.
Guest audio system from the membership will make sure that they’ve the hottest info at their fingertips on psychology, nutrition and fitness.
Head of School Angela Jordan stated: “We have additionally appeared actually intently on the alternatives for college kids after the course.
“University will always be an option for the majority of Level 3 students, but the additional qualifications – for example fitness instruction – are a real advantage for students who want to get a job after completing the course.”
Sport scholar Ollie White, from Skipton, stated: “I am most excited about getting an insight into a professional programme and learning from highly experienced coaches. It’s a brilliant opportunity for us all.”
Student Brandon Chawira, from Keighley, stated: “I’m really excited about the work experience opportunities which we will be open to us. It’s going to be great to find out what it’s like to work in a professional sports environment like Leeds United.”
For extra details about the official launch and course, go to craven-school.ac.uk/occasion/lufc-sports activities-hub-launch, or ring Central Admissions on 01756 693881.