Wilberforce College Netball Academy

Course Entry Requirements

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The Netball Academy will provide

  • Expert technical and tactical coaching
  • Performance analysis
  • Physiological conditioning
  • Nutritional advice, guidance and support
  • Access to sports therapy
  • Opportunities to gain additional sports qualifications


  • Sports hall – Netball court
  • 4 outdoor netball courts
  • Multi-use games area
  • Use of fitness suite
  • Outdoor training areas
  • 6 classrooms

Membership Criteria

  • Aspire to achieve academic and sporting excellence
  • Submit academic work to deadlines
  • Excellent level of attendance (academic and performance sessions)
  • Adhere to Academy and College Code of Conduct


The Wilberforce Sixth Form College Netball Academy offers talented netballers the opportunity to combine performance and academic excellence. Netballers within the Netball Academy will receive1 hour of expert coaching and support per week. This includes technical and tactical coaching for all players. Further support is also offered in the form of nutritional advice and psychological and physiotherapy support.

How to become part of the Netball Academy and achieve academic excellence

No matter which subject area you study you can also become part of the Netball Academy (subject to meeting the criteria). Additional support is on hand to tailor a balanced personalised learning programme to ensure that all students meet all of their academic targets. The Netball Academy Manager will liaise closely with personal tutors to ensure all students maintain progress within their area of study.