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Elite Sport Programme



At CHS we can provide the support required for aspirational athletes to achieve their academic potential and sporting dreams.

The Elite Sport Programme supports students in balancing the demands of sporting excellence and academic requirements, whilst allowing students to develop an understanding of key contributing factors in elite sport.

CHS offers a unique opportunity for students to live, train and learn like a professional athlete.

Each student will design their own bespoke programme at the beginning of the year in conjunction with the staff leading the programme.

The Elite Sport Programme is made up of two key strands and must be selected as a Plus one.

Official USA University Scholarship Partner - FirstPointUSA

Students (internal and external) who are in Years 10 - 13 and are interested in exploring the possibility of combining their academic studies and sport in America can receive support and advice through CHS's official USA university scholarship partner, FirstPointUSA.

Parents and students are invited to find out more at our presentation event on Tuesday 22 January 2019 from 7pm.

Interested students should complete and submit the form here

The Programme

  • Lifestyle: Develop an understanding of how to live correctly to ensure maximum sporting performance. From adopting a professional nutrition diet plan, dealing with pressure situations, preparation strategies, balancing sporting and academic demands, and working closely with a mentor, we provide the tools for a high performing athlete to fulfil their sporting potential


  • Training: There are many strands to an outstanding training programme and at CHS we work with students to develop individual training programmes delivered by a professional Strength and Conditioning coach; small group and 1-1 skill sessions; psychology mentoring; a pre-hab, rehab and recovery programme; video analysis of individual performance; target setting and long term planning to manage player work load. The Elite Sport Programme allows students to adopt a professional attitude in an expert environment so that they are in peak physical, mental and tactical condition.


How to Apply

Please complete the application form below and return via email to matthiggins@chschool.co.uk. The closing date for applications will be in Spring 2019 (date tbc), with an interview and assessment day shortly after the application deadline closes.

Expert Coaches

As part of the Elite Sport Programme, students will receieve guidance and training from CHS's expert coaches.

Elite Sport Programme lead: Mr Matt Higgins