Post 16 Academies of Sport

St Mary's College has an outstanding reputation for sporting excellence locally, regionally and nationally. Our established Sports Academy offer offers students form Hull, the East Riding of Yorkshire and beyond a unique opportunity for students to pursue their sporting aspirations combined with an "outstanding" academic or vocational education. There are SM6 Academies of Sport in the following activities:- Football, Rugby League, Netball, , Table Tennis, Badminton and Coaching and Volunteering. Bespoke programmes are also put together for other sports.

Students have the option of studying either AS/A2 level courses, BTEC Level 3 National Diplomas or Level 2 qualifications across a wide range of subjects. These courses are delivered by outstanding and innovative staff.

Applicants need to be studying a full-time College programme and be under 19 years of age on the 31st August 2017. Students are appointed to the Sports Academy on a competitive basis and judged on their performance, motivation and commitment to their selected sport. The Sports Academy is integrated within the overall College programme. Students play in sports fixtures or train on a Wednesday afternoons and attend coaching and fitness based sessions as arranged.