Hockey Programme

Culford provides the opportunity to combine an excellent education up to A Level with a tailored, high performance hockey programme. The programme is open to all Culford Senior School pupils at ages 13+ and 16+. Hockey Scholarships are available and may be awarded to the value of up to 25% of tuition fees for suitably qualifed candidates.

About Specialist Hockey at Culford

Successful hockey candidates will receive a year round training programme, which will include:

  • Competitive indoor and outdoor fixtures throughout the autumn and spring terms
  • Specific skills and team training at least three times a week
  • Video and Match Analysis sessions.
  • A hockey specific fitness development program to be used throughout the school year which includes strength, conditioning and SAQ training

Application for Hockey Scholarships

Candidates are required to:

  • Achieve a satisfactory performance in the School entrance examinations
  • Complete the relevant application form detailing: honours, awards and achievements; current school, club, county, regional, national and development teams; targets and intended goals; plus any other supporting information.

This information must be endorsed by the applicant’s current school Head and the Head of Sport; and by the coach of a regional squad.

Selection for Hockey Scholarships

Candidates will be invited for an Assessment Day which will involve:

  • Testing in: agility, coordination and stamina; core skills; team play in one sport
  • An interview with the Assistant Head and senior colleagues
  • A skills and basic fitness test

Scholarship applicants should be of Regional/County level and above.

More information?

Culford Admissions Office would be delighted to offer candidates pre-scholarship advice or answer any queries you may have about Scholarships at Culford School. Please email scholarships@culford.co.uk for more information or call Bury St Edmunds 01284 385308.

For details of examination dates, please click here to view the key dates for entry.