Archbishop Sentamu Academy
– Rugby League School of Excellence
Our aim is to produce independent, intelligent learners who are well rounded and respectable individuals through the guidance and support of patient and committed educators, mentors and coaches.
We adopt a fair management system alongside the use of role models and a positive yet hard working attitude on and off the field.
How does it work?
Scholarship students’ timetables will be unique to any other students in the academy as they will be placed into specific rugby scholarship lessons throughout the week. Students will be coached by Super League qualified coach and former Hull Kingston Rovers Head of Youth Development Mr Grayburn. Behaviour is monitored and the scholar’s place on the programme is subject to their behaviour and attitude in all areas of the school environment.
Educational support and mentoring scheme -Athletic Development Programme (Player Development Plan) – Exposure to Super League Embed The Pathway Programmes – Exposure to professional scouting networks – Professional Coaching – High level of competition, Local, Regional & National – Carnegie Champions School – Free Sports Kit ( T-Shirt – Shorts – Socks) – Discounted equipment available to all scholars
Who can apply?
Anyone can apply, the programme is open to all athletes both male and female and is none selective depending on intake and participation.
ASA Australian Rugby League Tour
Following the success of the 2018 summer tour, 20 pupils from the scholarship programme (Year 8/9 Boys) will travel to Australia, in 2020, on a trip of a lifetime. The scholars will visit Sydney, Manly and Brisbane where they will play competitive fixtures against some of the best young players in the world.
The tour will run every two years and YOU could be on the next plane down under.
Hull KR Academy
We are now working in partnership with Hull Kingston Rovers’ Academy system. 6th Form rugby scholars will now play as Hull KR’s Academy side.
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