Post 16 Football & Education Programme

" St Clere's School are working in partnership with West Ham United Foundation to establish a full time 2 year Post 16 football and education programme starting in September 2020.


The programme would combine studying a BTEC Level 2 or 3 in Sport and Exercise Science while representing both West Ham United Foundation and St Clere’s School in the English College Football League playing against other academies and semi professional clubs.


Participants will receive 8 hours per week of structured coaching from UEFA qualified coaches from West Ham United Foundation This programme is designed for students who have a desire to reach the elite level of football, pursue higher education pathways both within the UK or oversees or those individuals aiming for a career within the sports industry.


What the programme will include:


  • 8 hours/week coaching from West Ham United Foundation UEFA licensed coaches
  • Regular matches in the English Colleges League
  • Gain BTEC extended diploma in sport (Equivalent to 3 A-Levels)
  • Potential opportunities to gain additional qualifications such as FA level 1 coaching award, First Aid and Sports Leaders.
  • Study and train in some of the best facilities in Essex
  • Opportunity to progress to University on completion
  • Opportunities for apprenticeships, traineeships or employment within West Ham United Foundation


We are looking for any potential players to attend the above taster session and any current year 11 pupils are welcome to apply for this exciting opportunity.


After the taster session, a trial process will be implemented in the coming months. "


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