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The SCL & PULSE Football Academy is a unique full-time football and educational development programme open to both males and females regardless of previous football playing ability or experience and aims to help young footballers achieve their career dreams within the football or sports coaching industry. There is the option of following the two year VRQ Level 2 programme or the two year Level 3 BTEC Extended Diploma qualification.

As part of this football excellence course, you will gain an in-depth knowledge and understanding of coaching and the ability to teach children and young adults through football as well as having the opportunity to study a range of academic and industry recognised qualifications.  Students will train on a full time basis and have the option to play in competitive fixtures as part of their football development programme.

The Academy is managed by industry experts and highly qualified coaches who share a vision and passion for helping young players to succeed.  They will be assisted by an extensive team of coaches, support staff such as fitness coaches, sports therapists and masseurs who have applied their trade extensively at the highest levels of football both in the UK and abroad.

At the end of the 2 year programme, students will be offered guidance and support in applying for full time further education or employment opportunities including:

1. USA University / Junior College Football Playing Scholarships

2. UK University Foundation or Sport related Honours Degrees 

3. Full Time Coaching Opportunities within the UK or USA

4. Apprenticeships or Full time Employment within the Football or Sports Industry

For more information, please contact the Sixth Form office on 01276 709239, or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.