Friday 28TH August 2020


We are looking forward to welcoming Future Pathways students to the House of Sport facility from Tuesday 1st September.


Keeping students and staff safe is remains our top priority. To ensure the safety of our students and staff, there will be a phased restricted return to face to face learning activities at the House of Sport.


Students can still expect a high-quality learning experience and friendly atmosphere in our classrooms and within the fantastic House of Sport facility.


Take a look at the FAQ’s, or if you have any additional questions, please contact:


Dan Hilltout

E|[email protected]

M| 07580 434 534

Frequently Asked Questions


Will I be taught at the House of Sport from September? There will be a phased restricted return to face to face activities from 1 September 2020. All students should have received their schedule start date and time. There will be some changes to face to face learning and learning will be supported by our new learning platform.


What steps have been taken to ensure safety of students and staff? We have carried out extensive risk assessments, in line with Welsh Government guidance and liaised with our partners about best practice and site safety. Some of the key measures we have introduced include:

  • Increased cleaning regime, including the use of specific cleaning protocols for Covid-19 control;
  • Signage to reinforce social distancing;
  • Hand sanitiser stations around the facility, on entry to the building and at the entrance to all classrooms;
  • Amendments to use of specialist equipment and spaces;
  • Reducing classroom capacity by 50%;
  • Restricting access to students and staff, visitors will not be permitted;  


Will I be required to wear a facemask? Facemasks are compulsory in communal areas but not the classroom.


Do I need I need to bring my own facemask? Yes, students are required to bring their own face masks. However, there will be facemasks within the facility should you occasionally forget.


Will I be required to be temperature checked upon arrival? Yes, all students have to be temperature checked upon entering the House of Sport 1.


What if my temperature is above 37.8 degrees? You will be asked to leave the facility and return home. You will be given guidance to register for a Covid-19 test and you be required to self-isolate for 14 days in line with current Welsh Government guidelines. 


Will I be able to stay in the facility after my session? No, students must leave the facility outside of their designated time slot to ensure safety regulations are met.


What if I arrive late or outside of my designated time slot? You will need to contact your tutor in advance to let them know. You will then need to wait in reception to be temperature checked before being escorted to the classroom.


Will I be able to purchase or eat food within the House of Sport? Students will not be able to purchase food and are not permitted to eat within the facility. Several food and beverage businesses are located at Capital Retail Park adjacent to the facility.