Established in 1999 and with 20+ years’ experience in engaging, inspiring and educating communities across the UK, our vision at SCL is to positively impact on the future prospects of one million children and young people; creating a legacy in the communities we serve.

We are a leading provider of sports education, partnering with 70+ professional and grassroots sports clubs across the country to educate and engage more than 3,000 learners every year using the power of sport.

An Ofsted registered sports activities and childcare provider, we work in partnership with 130+ schools to engage over 15,000 children each year.

Through our SCL Professional arm of our business, we deliver workforce development programmes across a range of industries and sectors, nationwide, to empower people, transform teams and drive business performance.

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The UK’s leading providers of education through sport, SCL deliver a unique sports education and development programme in partnership with 70+ professional and grassroots sports clubs across the country, allowing 16-19-year olds to take their next steps towards a career in sport.

With over 20 years’ experience in sports education, our best practice has been recognised by the Dfe and we have inspired, motivated and graduated over 15,000 learners.


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Working in partnership with more than 130 schools across London and the South East to deliver Breakfast, After School Clubs and Holiday Clubs, we aim to positively impact the lives of children and young people through school sport and active childcare.

Each year we engage with over 15,000 children and we work hard to leave an impression with every moment we spend with young people, as we understand the importance this can have on development and future prospects.


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With a focus on workforce development programmes, including apprenticeships, SCL Professional are in the business of unlocking potential, built on the experiences and knowledge gained from SCL’s 20-year history.

We are on a journey to empower people through the experiences we provide and the knowledge, skills and behaviours which we instil to transform people and unlock their potential.


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DNA Skills are more than just an assessment organisation. We know sport and understand what it takes to thrive in the ever evolving world of the sports industry. 

Our End-Point Assessment service is built on our 20+ year history in sports and physical activity, creating a unique experience for all our customers. We have leveraged our experience, combined with the skills and knowledge of industry experts to develop a unique collaborative approach to End-Point Assessment.


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At SCL, we put our people at the centre of everything we do.

Following our Investors in People assessment, we are proud to have been awarded WE INVEST IN PEOPLE, GOLD accreditation.

Brad Rushton, Group Managing Director said: “We are extremely proud to have been recognised for our ongoing commitment to the development of our people, and in turn, our business.

“With just 17% of companies nationwide achieving Gold accreditation, this incredible result highlights the outstanding dedication, hard work and passion of each and every team member.”


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  • SCL are pleased to announce that they are Finalists for the Apprenticeship Provider of the Year!

  • SCL are an Ofsted registered Childcare provider.

  • SCL have partnered with De Montfort University to launch a Sports Coaching Degree programme,

  • The Flame Awards are the largest celebration of innovation and excellence from across the sector.

  • SCL are strategic partners with UKactive.

  • EU EFS

  • Matrix

  • Traineeships are a stepping stone to future success for young people, businesses and the wider economy.

  • Our Saturday Soccer Coaches are FA qualified, Level 2 and above

  • SCL's School Sport Apprenticeship programme has been designed specifically to give those wanting a career in coaching and physical education the skills, knowledge and qualifications to help make it happen.

  • SCL is an employer partner of the Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity.

  • SCL were awarded an Ofsted outstanding in 2015 for their Holiday Activities.

  • HITZ is Premiership Rugby’s award-winning education and employability programme.