Rugby Academy

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Subject Overview

The Marsh Academy offers a Rugby Pathway for students aged 16-18 as part of our provision at Sixth Form. The programme offers serious aspirations of playing, coaching, refereeing rugby at higher levels with links to clubs at all levels of rugby Sixth Form education in a range of subject areas, making the Marsh Rugby Academy a truly unique educational rugby package.

The scholars are also able to choose from a wide range of academic & vocational subjects ranging from A Levels & BTEC Level 3 courses. This pathway allows all scholars a wide range choice of subjects, whilst still being able to be part of the Rugby Academy programme.


Course Overview:

Our outstanding enrichment programme allows our scholars unique opportunities to experience the lifestyles of a professional rugby. These experiences include:

  • 5 Hours of dedicated Rugby training per week.
  • Pre-Season training & Residential tour. Click here for more details.
  • Regular fixtures built into weekly timetable.
  • Personalised Health & Fitness Programmes.
  • Personalised Diet, Nutrition & Hydration plans.
  • Access to the Rugby Academy Office
  • Free professional physiotherapy
  • Personalised professional team & match kits from Macron.
  • Free access to high quality leisure centre & gym.
  • Squad breakfasts and post-match teas.
  • VEO and Video analysis of fixtures.
  • Additional academic support through Rugby Academy staff.
  • Strength and Conditioning Coaching.
  • Fitness testing, assessment & tracking.
  • Personalised player profiles.


Enrichment Programme:

As well as the benefits within the course, students will also have the opportunity to experience:

  • International Rugby Tour.
  • Domestic Rugby Tour.
  • Watch Professional Fixtures.
  • Stadium tour of Twickenham.
  • Rugby Coaching & Officiating qualifications.
  • Visit St Mary’s Twickenham University for personalised tour.
  • Apprenticeship opportunities following 6th form.
  • Various Team-building activities.
  • Opportunities to coach and officiate Youth Rugby.
  • Charity event


Training Gear:

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Entry Requirements:

Rugby trials will be held to determine suitability.


For more information please contact:

Christopher Sargant

Director of Rugby