Goldhawks Basketball and Rydens Enterprise School are pleased to work in partnership to deliver Surrey’s only AASE Academy. AASE stands for ‘Advanced Level Apprenticeship in Sporting Excellence,’ and is a sports performance programme that has been developed with national governing bodies across a variety of sports. It is a training and development route for young players who are talented at basketball, who can play basketball at a high level whilst continuing with their A Level or BTEC studies.


The AASE programme enables student athletes to enroll at RES for Sixth Form, study from a wide variety of academic subjects, and benefit from the basketball academy programme. This includes:


  • A minimum of 10 hours of on-court coaching a week (individual and team practices)
  • 6 hours of S&C per week
  • 6 hours of physio per week
  • Classroom and video session once a week


Additionally, each academy player receives a Spalding kit package including:


  • Jersey & Shorts Reversible Kit
  • Game-day Kits
  • Tracksuit
  • T-Shirts
  • Backpack
  • Socks
  • Towel



RES Goldhawks academy teams participate in the WEABL and EABL – the top U19 domestic leagues in the country.


For further information about studying at RES Sixth Form, and to download a prospectus, please click here.


To find out more, or arrange a visit, please contact


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