Sports Academy

Advanced training and development for P7 to S1

The Sports Academy training and support programme helps gifted secondary school students reach their potential. It can lead to achievement at regional and national levels.

Download the Sports Academy application form (PDF, 216 KB)

You can train in

  • badminton
  • cricket
  • football for girls
  • netball  

Pupils at our schools can apply when in P7 or S1, ready to start at the beginning of their S1 or S2 terms. When you apply we invite you for a trial and interview.

Venues and times

Sessions take place throughout the city outwith school hours.


Fees are 

  • £150 for the Developing Potential programme
  • £200 for the Performance programme.

Fees can cover up to three sessions per week for nearly 40 weeks of the year, as well as the cost of kit.

You must meet the full cost of transport to all sessions in Edinburgh. You can pay by instalments. 

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