The Sports Academies at BACA give students the opportunity to follow their passion for sport alongside their academic qualifications.
The Sports Academies provide specific and intensive training programmes for male and female students to develop their individual skills and techniques. These programmes are delivered by a dedicated coaching team including a strength and conditioning coach in excellent facilities.
Aldridge Cricket Academy
Working in partnership with Sussex Cricket, the Aldridge Cricket Academy (ACA) gives male and female cricketers the chance to develop sporting talent and academic qualifications together. The Sir Rod Aldridge Cricket Centre provides dedicated training and playing facilities with three lanes of cricket nets with full run ups, a full service gym and a Sussex Premier League standard cricket square.
Aldridge Football Academy
The Aldridge Football Academy provides students with a far-reaching experience of a number of career pathways within the sporting environment. The programme is based on skill and tactical development, strength and conditioning, competitive matches and non-playing opportunities such as officiating and coaching. The academy has ongoing partnerships with Whitehawk FC, members of the Conference South National League, and with Burgess Hill Town FC, members of the Ryman Premier League.