We are based on the Northop Campus, but our team is made up of learners from various sites across Coleg Cambria. This will be the first time that we compete at elite level in AOC and Natspec competitions.
Last year was our first year of competition at inter college level. Cambria Dragons won seven out of eight inter college competitions in: athletics, golf, football, basketball, fitness, potted sports, archery / outdoor pursuits and throwing. We are planning to continue the inter college competitions in the coming year.
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Training is held within sports sessions and in lunch time activities. We focus on skill development, fitness and tactics.
Activities take place in the grounds of Northop Site, including on lawns, on the bowling green and in the Glyndwr Sports Hall.

Matches are also scheduled for Wednesday afternoons.


Our team aim to compete in the Association of Colleges Sport (AOC) North West Pan Sport League 2. Competitions take place at a mid way point between colleges.

We also aim to take part in the Natspec games. The activities offered at these games are likely to be:

  • Athletics (60m sprint, Shot put and Standing jump)

  • Boccia Pairs Competition

  • Football

  • Tennis

  • Table Cricket

  • New Age Kurling

  • Archery

  • Volleyball


We will offer some of the learners coaching opportunities to work with our team. This will include coaches with a disability and coaches from mainstream courses. We will offer our players the opportunities to develop their umpiring experiences. Also those with an interest in coaching will also be offered the opportunities to play and volunteer at local sports clubs.


We believe that students studying on all courses at Cambria should have the opportunity to represent our elite teams. We are committed to combining academic and sporting excellence, supporting our students ambitions in the classroom and on the field of play. In our most recent Estyn report, inspectors rated the College as ‘excellent’, making Cambria one of the most successful colleges in the UK, and the highest performing college in Wales. To find out more about our courses please follow this link:

Full Time FE Course Guide 2018 - 2019

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We encourage anybody with an interest in playing sport to participate in our programme. We hold informal trials in sports sessions to see if the opportunity will meet learners needs. We also get referrals from other courses such as traineeships. We offer a recreational team for those who would benefit from a lower level of competition.

For further information please contact Steve Pearson steve.pearson@cambria.ac.uk