Common questions (FAQs)
Is accommodation provided?
Yes. For overseas players and players from other parts of the UK we provide accommodation in shared houses with other players of a similar age, which are looked after by a house Mum.
Is catering provided?
Catering is provided for overseas students and can be made available for other students upon request.
How many training sessions are there every week?
Sessions are daily from Monday to Friday, but they are tailored to fit around each individuals academic or apprenticeship programme.
How regularly does the academy play matches?
Fixtures are arranged almost every week throughout the season.
Do scouts attend the matches?
Matches are open for scouts to attend. Given that we have fixtures with many professional clubs, it is probably more relevant that our players have the opportunity to play in front of coaching staff from these clubs.
How much does it cost to join the academy?
Fees vary depending on multiple factors including age, choice of academic programme, and whether or not accommodation is required. See pricing & enquiries for more information
Is it possible to combine studying for A levels or BTECs with training at the academy?
Yes. It is possible to combine studying for GCSEs, BTECS, A Levels, or even degree courses whilst training at the academy.
Is kit provided?
Yes, all training and match kit is provided once signing on fee has been paid.