Welcome to The Academy Rugby Foundation

About Us

Commencing Sept 2018 recruiting now!

We aim encourage young people to stay in education and provide routes to higher education or career prospects while enjoying club progression to their own club senior teams, or any other opportunities in rugby.

The Rugby Academy's aim is to develop rugby players, whilst helping our students to build a career in the sports industry or find a role within our community programme and the Academy Rugby Foundation. 

Looking to develop both your academic and rugby performance?

Then The Rugby Academy could be for you?

A 2-year, full-time education and rugby development programme for 16-18 year olds.

Year 1 - BTEC Level 3 90 Credit Diploma in Sport

Year 2 - BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Sport

Our Community Foundation Schools Programme

Coming to a School Near You 

Providing rugby in schools during PE and after school / holiday clubs for FREE in areas that we identify a need and benefit. To encourage playing, coaching and officiating of the sport and to educate and adjust behavioural issues through Rugby's Core Values

DBS checked and RFU Qualified coaches,  Utilising retraining and education of unemployed and NEET Volunteers alongside our Academy students and graduates.


Contact Us

Better yet, see us in person!

We love our customers, so feel free to visit during normal business hours.

Academy Rugby Foundation

GRIT BUILDING, Station Approach, Chichester, West Sussex, England PO19 8DN, United Kingdom

07872 905503


Monday - Friday: 9am - 5pm

Saturday: By appointment

Sunday: Closed

Drop us a line!