The Sports Department
  • The Award for FE Team of the Year
  • Wigan and Leigh College
  • Wigan, Lancashire

The team provides programmes for a range of sporting expertise from elite level athletes to learners who want to participate for recreational reasons. Staff have incredible experience in the sports industry which means they pass on thorough knowledge to learners. Student destinations are amazing, with learners progressing to universities and sports scholarships across the world. The department boasts a 100% pass rate, with 78% of students achieving grades above their target, and every student goes on to secure a place at their destination of choice. The team have also established links with external partners to support student wellbeing and disability specific sports.