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Barnsley Sports Academy

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If you’re a talented athlete with the passion to develop your skills, then Barnsley College Sports Academy could be your ideal destination. At the Sports Academy we give students the opportunity to achieve academic and sporting excellence.

The state-of-the-art facilities at Honeywell Sports Village include:

Outdoor floodlit 4G pitch, multi-use games area, two sports halls with performance standard sprung flooring, two fitness centres, professionally maintained grass pitches, Sports Science and Physiology Lab equipped with the latest performance analysis software, specialist sports massage suite, meeting rooms, Esports Arena and 16 classrooms fully equipped with interactive technology.

Sports Performance Academies include Football (male and female), Golf Academy, Rugby Union, Refereeing, Basketball, Netball, Cricket, Mixed Martial Arts (MMA), Health and Fitness, Inclusive Academy, Futsal, Individual Athlete Academy and Esports.

Barnsley Sports Academy training and game schedule:

Sport Academy Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
Male Football

Training 2.45pm – 4.15pm

Training 2.45pm – 4.15pm Game Day Recovery Session 2.45pm
Female Football Training 2.45pm – 4.15pm Game Day Recovery Session 2.45pm
Basketball Academy Training 3.30pm – 5.30pm Training 3.30pm – 5.30pm Game Day Training 3.30pm – 5.30pm
Netball Academy Training 4.15pm – 5.30pm Game Day
Esports Academy Training 4.00pm – 5.00pm Game Day
Referee Academy Training 4.15pm – 5.30pm Training 4.15pm – 5.30pm
Mixed Martial Arts Academy Training 2.45pm


You don’t have to be studying sport to be a part of our Sports Academy – all students are welcome.

Basketball Academy leaflet

View our Basketball Academy Booklet here.

Netball Academy leaflet

View our Netball Academy Booklet here.

Football Academy leaflet

View our Football Academy Booklet here.

Sports Academy leaflet

View our Barnsley Sports Academy Booklet here.

Coaching Awards programme


View our BSA Coaching Awards Booklet here.


Sports for all booklet


View our Sports for All Booklet  here.

The Elite Sports Performer Bursary

Female Student with ball

The Barnsley College Sports Academy is committed to supporting elite athletes, combining sporting and academic excellence, and has a number of Sports Bursaries to award to our elite athletes who meet specific criteria.

You don’t have to be studying sport to apply for an Elite Sports Performer Bursary – all students are welcome.

If you want to be part of our outstanding Sports Academy, contact the team for more information:

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Last updated: 31st May 2023

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