The Marsh Academy Football Academy

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Leisure, Travel and Tourism
Leisure, Travel and Tourism
We are only accepting one application per candidate.

What will you be working towards?

Code MA/FA
Qualification Type Other Regulated/Accredited Qualification
Qualification Level Unknown/Not applicable
Course type Full Time


The Marsh Academy offers a Football Academy for students aged 16-19 as part of our provision at Post 16. The programme offers serious aspirations of playing football at higher levels with links to clubs at all levels of the football pyramid and provides Post 16 education in a range of subject areas, making the Marsh Football Academy a truly educational football package.
The students are also able to choose from a wide range of academic & vocational subjects ranging from A Levels & BTEC Level 3 courses. This Academy allows all students a wide range choice of subjects, whilst still being able to be part of the Football Academy programme.


Our outstanding enrichment programme allows our scholars unique
opportunities to experience the lifestyles of a professional footballer. These
experiences include:
• Pre-Season Fixtures against other Development Professional Football Clubs
• Training sessions delivered by UEFA B licensed coaches
• Residential 2 day Experience to St Georges Park – home of the national
football teams
• Behind the scenes tour of Wembley
• End of Season tour 
• Assessment by Professional Football scouts from Premiership & Championship clubs
• Unique & Bespoke Academy leisure & training wear
• Expert advice from Elite Sports Nutritionists

How will it be delivered?

All academy entrants must follow an academic curriculum of their choosing in
addition to their coaching and training programme.
Students will have a minimum 6 hours of football practice per week and
will have to complete an NVQ Level 1 and Level 2 in Coaching Football (this
includes Level 1 and 2 FA Coaching badges).

Entry requirements

Football trials will be held to determine suitability.

Your next steps...

Enrichment Programme:
• 2 match-day experience per season;
• Guided tour of the national stadium at Wembley;
• Premier League/Football league scout assessment;
• Opportunity to play high-level local football;
• Speed, Agility and Quickness programme;
• Fitness testing facilities;
• Academy training kit and travel suits;
• Use of all sports facilities;
• 3/4 training sessions per week;
• Competitive matches.