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John Leggott College student kicking a football.

 Sport Opportunities 


We are now nationally recognised for our support of high level athletes as part of a Dual Career Pathway. John Leggott College is committed to providing young people in the local community and surrounding areas the chance to develop their sporting ability, and shine on the highest possible stage all whilst gaining an outstanding education and creating a TASS Dual Career. At John Leggott College you will have the opportunity to study a wide range of level three courses including both A Level and BTEC alongside your chosen sport.

Our mission is to provide dynamic, high quality learning experiences in a supportive, inclusive environment, enabling both sporting and academic success alongside personal growth. Our Vision is to be an inclusive provider of education in which students and staff work together to achieve potential and transform lives.

Students will be notified by email when TASS applications open. If you are a current JLC student and would like to register as a TASS athlete, please let you teacher know.

For more information about the Tass programme, please visit

A John leggott student playing basketball
A rugby match with john leggott students in a scrum


We at John Leggott College have our own dedicated Sports Academy where we offer a wide range of Sport Opportunities for students to get involved in to compete or just for fun!

We are also nationally recognised for our support of high level athletes as part of a Dual Career Pathway which means we are TASS accredited to support students follow their sporting success alongside their studies and we adapt to suit this programme with them.

If you would like to apply for our 2022/23 TASS programme,  you can apply after enrolment.

John Leggott College student holding a basketball in the sports hall.

JLC Wolves

Basketball Academy

Our JLC Wolves Basketball Academy was formed in 2017. Our student athletes have basketball timetabled specifically around their studies and experience basketball-specific strength and conditioning and video analysis sessions, in addition to their on-court basketball work.

We are proud that we are able to offer basketball to all. No previous experience is required as we have teams and training sessions are suitable for all abilities. We would encourage anyone interested in learning more to email



  • Mixed Volleyball

  • Mixed Cricket

  • Self Defence

  • Female Football

  • Female Netball

  • Female Rugby

  • Male Basketball

  • Male Football

  • Male Futsal

  • Male Rugby

Additional programmes may be added to meet student demand.

A john leggott college student playing netball

780 Coaching

We have a Football Academy in association with 780 coaching - The Pathway to Professional. 780 are very proud to be associated with Sheffield Wednesday FC Academy and aim to increase the opportunity for players to enter the SWFC Academy. To date, over 40 players have been signed to professional clubs from 780 coaching.

The Football Academy student athletes will receive:

  • Up to 10 hours practical football;

  • Competitive fixtures;

  • GPRS tracking for player portfolio;

  • Individually tailored strength and conditioning programme.

a john leggott student playing football
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