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Academy Partners

Bristol Bears Academy are delighted to work in partnership with a number of schools, colleges, universities and businesses around the region.

Principal partner 

Bristol based Xledger, the cloud-based finance software provider for mid-market organisations, has announced its partnership with Bristol Bears Academy. 
Xledger UK remains invested in supporting the role of Bristol Sport in the community. As part of the relationship, Xledger will be sponsoring youngsters from 13 years upwards through the Bristol Bears Academy programme, in addition to providing training and career opportunities for current Senior Academy Scholars. 
In addition we are pleased to work with the following partners, which provide their facilities for the development of the aspiring young rugby players in their respective communities. 

Aspire Centres

  • West Somerset College, Minehead
  • King’s College Taunton
  • Weston College, Weston-s-Mare
  • The Bridge Learning Campus, Hartcliffe, Bristol 
  • Bristol Brunel Academy, Speedwell, Bristol
  • Oasis Academy Brislington, Bristol
  • Lockleaze, Bristol
  • Marlwood School, Thornbury

Excel Centres

  • Bridgwater College
  • Bristol Grammar School
  • North Bristol RFC
Bristol Bears Junior Academy is also very grateful for the use of facilities at QEH School, and for the cooperation and partnership of all schools and clubs in the Bears catchment.

Academy & County fixture venues

  • Lockleaze Sports Centre
  • QEH School
  • Bristol Grammar School
  • Hornets RFC
  • North Bristol RFC
  • Dings Crusaders RFC

Inter-DPP Sponsors

  • Brunel Capital Partners

Inter-Aspire Centre Sponsors

  • Xledger

Business partners

  • Xledger
  • Wessex
  • Wilson Stone Contracting