Sport & Sports Science

The Centre of Excellence in Sport is a multimillion-pound complex that includes a swimming pool, gymnasium, athletics stadium, 3G AstroTurf pitches and indoor sports halls.

As well as academic excellence, the tutor team has a broad range of professional sporting experience in rugby league, the fitness industry, swimming, coaching and football.

If you have the energy and self-discipline to take up one of our sport courses, you will develop your skills and knowledge maximising your sporting and coaching talents, choosing from specialised development programmes in football, rugby league and athletics.

We are looking forward to you joining us in September when you start your journey towards creating an outstanding future.

If you have any queries about your application or starting College, email us on Year11applicants@wigan-leigh.ac.uk or call our friendly Admissions team on 01942 761111.


Step 1: Welcome to the Department
Step 2: Sampling Activities
Step 3: Career Zone
Step 4: Virtual Open Evening
Step 5: Virtual Tour
Step 6: Apply to Wigan & Leigh College
Step 7: Interview for College
Step 8: Transition Activities
Step 9: New Student Day
Step 10: Important Information for your Course
Step 11: Enrolment