OSA Education and                                            Tottenham Hotspur Football Development Centre





Onslow St Audrey’s has partnered with the world-famous Tottenham Hotspur Football Club to offer Welwyn and Hatfield Consortium learners a fantastic opportunity to develop a career in the sports sector whilst developing as a player.

The partnership with Tottenham Hotspur Football Club provides learners with insight and experience into the coaching methods and philosophy of the club and its core values, with a proven track record of players reaching their full potential.

The Tottenham Hotspur Football Development programme is for learners interested in pursuing a career in the sports industry and being able to study a wide selection of subjects and courses. Learners will be trained by qualified coaches from Tottenham Hotspur Football Club, with all teaching delivered by staff from the Welwyn and Hatfield Consortium, this helps to support each individual in their further education journey and developing lifelong learning skills.   

OSA students will have access to a wide range of opportunities which include, stadium and training centre visits, guest speaker and workshops, access to our global football partners and development pathway.

Students will:

  • Undertake Sport and Physical Activity Level 3 Cambridge Technical at OSA plus up to two other academic subjects offered by the Welwyn and Hatfield Consortium.
  • Receive up to three training sessions per week.
  • Represent Tottenham Hotspur Hatfield in the U19 College League.
  • Have the opportunity to purchase a training kit with Tottenham Hotspur branding.

Suitable identified learners will have opportunities to become part of the Coaching Excellence Centre and other career opportunities within Tottenham Hotspur Football Club.

Requirements for OSA Education

  • APS 3.7 or above
  • 9 - 4 in English Language or English Literature
  • 9 - 4 in Maths

Requirements for Tottenham Hotspur Development Centre

Successful practical trial


Upon completing your studies here at Onslow St Audrey’s Sixth Form, you can continue your studies with Tottenham and undertake a Higher National Certificate (HNC) in Sport and Exercise Science and Tottenham Hotspur Coaching Development Programme. This could lead to after 3 years of study completing a full degree.

  • Year 1 (HNC Level 4)
  • Year 2 (HND Level 5)
  • Year 3 (Full degree, with an NCC partner University)

Potential progression routes from here could be:

  • Employment at Tottenham Hotspur.
  • Progression onto a 1-year top-up degree at several universities to achieve a BA or BSc Honours. 
  • Progression onto a teaching qualification.
  • Employment in the sport and active leisure industry.