‘Elite Netball Performance & Education Scholarship’


Do you enjoy playing Netball?

Are you pursuing an opportunity to play Netball at an elite level?

Do you want to train and play in an elite Netball environment?

Are you looking for a first class Education that will allow you to progress to University?

Are you interested in pursuing a career working within the sporting industry?


Huddersfield Elite Sports Education Academy are delighted to announce the launch of an Elite Netball Performance & Education Scholarship in partnership with Huddersfield Giants Netball Club.

The Netball Scholarship will launch in September 2018 and will offer youngsters a first class Education in sport alongside training and playing Netball in a professional environment.

The launch of the Scholarship is great news for aspiring young Netball players in West Yorkshire and the surrounding areas as it will provide an opportunity to develop their Netball ability while gaining an education that will allow them to pursue a career working in the sports industry. The scholars will compete in the AOC Sport College Netball League and will benefit from an elite player development programme consisting of weekly training sessions, strength and conditioning and competitive fixtures, all under the leadership of highly qualified Netball Coaches.

Alongside the performance element of the programme the scholars will study the BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma in Sport Performance and Excellence. The 2-year qualification is the equivalent to 3 A-Levels and provides students with a valuable insight into the variety of subjects within the sporting industry. Physiology, psychology, nutrition and fitness testing are just some of the Netball related subject areas that will be explored.



  • Choose from (dependant on GCSE attainment):
    • BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in ‘Sport Performance & Excellence’ (Equivalent to 3 A-Levels)
    • NCFE Level 2 in Sport
  • 15 hours of Education per week
  • Maths & English provision
  • Lessons carried out at The Zone



  • Extensive coaching programme carried out by highly qualified Netball coaches.
  • Competitive weekly fixtures in the College Netball League
  • Strength and Conditioning programme



  • University Degree
  • Job opportunities within the sporting industry
  • Opportunity to compete at an elite level i.e. Netball Super league