A full-time education and football development programme for 16-18 year olds.
Year 1 - BTEC Level 3 90 Credit Diploma in Sport
Year 2 - BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Sport
Up to 420
Participate in the ECFA - Aoc sport
FREE for 16-18 year olds - There will be a subsidised cost for purchasing training kit
4 GCSES A-C or 8-4 preferably one Maths or English
Newcastle Elite Academy
SCL Education Group
COURSE START DATE
The Football Academy will be based at Northumbria University, Coach Lane Campus, Benton, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE7 7XA for 4 days a week and 1 day a week the academy will be based at Northumberland Road Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 8SG.
Access to University, Apprenticeships, play professional and semi-professional football, Football coaching, Sport, Leisure and Fitness jobs.
If successful you will be given a conditional offer and then accepted depending on your results in August.
Players will study a variety of nationally-recognised qualifications within sport, coaching and fitness managed by SCL.
Where required students will study Maths and English GCSE or Functional Skills.
SCL Education Group is one of the UK’s leading independent providers of education through sport.
In addition to classroom based learning delivered by our outstanding teachers and training by highly qualified coaches, students will have access Pro-VLE, our Digital Learning Environment. Pro-VLE has been specifically designed to create a personalised, first class, digital learning experience for our students and has been tailored to support their education and development.
There will be a subsidised cost for purchasing training kit at the start of the season. Further details about this will be provided upon the player’s acceptance into The Football Academy.
The aim of our Student-athlete Football Education programme (Post-16/GCSE) is to provide the opportunity for talented young football players to pursue with a dual career pathway leading to achievable pathways into higher education and sports performance.
All students will continue in their football development through our elite football training programme designed and directed by our four premier league professional directors, delivered by our highly qualified coaching team with vast experience of working at professional football clubs at first team and academy level.
Our programme will emulate a professional football environment consisting of a multi - disciplined coaching team specialising in all fields, aiming to maximise all student’s potential by developing technically/tactically, physically, psychologically and socially. All students will undergo an education programme which will further improve understanding of underlying components contributing to football performance as well as continuing their education pathway achieving a BTEC level 3 extended diploma in sport qualification allowing them to advance into higher education.
All aspects of our student athlete programme will be ran from Northumbria University’s first class sport facilities at their High Performance Centre and Sports Central complex.
Each player will be involved in up to 10 hours of coaching with games in addition throughout each week.
The Football Academy will be based at Northumbria University, Coach Lane Campus, Benton, Newcastle upon Tyne for 4 days a week, and 1 day a week the Academy will be based at Northumberland Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 8SG.
High quality facilities at Northumbria University include: Brand new 4G pitch, high quality grass pitches, Strength & Conditioning / physiotherapy / Video Analysis suites, Education hub / classrooms and a Swimming pool.