Junior Football & Education Academy

Academy Duration:
September – July

Academy Location:
Manchester, UK

Age Range:
11 – 17

EduKick England Junior Football & Education Academy scholars immerse into regular school life living on site in the residence dorms and attending classes on a daily basis following the UK National Curriculum or the International Baccalaureate. The school academic timetable is carefully constructed to allow our participants to balance sporting and academic excellence.

EduKick England Junior Academy has an excellent track record of developing and improving football (soccer) players and is one of the earliest independent academies catering for International students set up in the UK originating in 2005. Football (Soccer) scholars in addition to regular school services (boarding & academics) will receive skill development, fitness training, and 1 on 1 reviews with coaches.

Why EduKick Junior Football Academy?

Academy training sessions take place daily, alongside the events listed, focusing on both individual and team development. All training and development is supervised by EduKick UEFA qualified staff.

First Class

First class facilities with high level coaching by UEFA qualified staff.

Skill Development

Tactical and technical skill development

Talent Scouts

Talent identification in front of scouts, pro club coaches and academy staff.

Competitive Play

Regular competitive match play and structured training.

Academic support

An Academic support that provides pathways to football related professions via higher education.

University Pathways

Pathways to university entrance.

Talent Reviews

Game analysis video review, and 1 on 1 reviews.

Fitness Training

Regular fitness testing with structured individual conditioning programs.

Football Season / Course Dates

Term One

September - December

Term #1 starts the 9th of September and ends 7th of December, 2018.

There is a break halfway through the term that starts on the 26th of October and ends the 4th of November, 2018.

  • 11 side competitive league play
  • Train at / visit local pro clubs
  • Pro academy  coaching sessions
  • Coaching by pros via the PFAC

Term Two

January - April

Term #2 starts the 6th of January 2018 and ends the 5th of April, 2019.

There is a break halfway through the term that starts on 15th and ends on the 24th of February, 2018.

  • Pro trials to showcase talent

Term Three

April - July

Term #3 starts the 29th of April and ends the 6th of July, 2019.

There is a break halfway through the term that starts on the 24th of May and ends the 2nd of June, 2018.

  • Extended: pro trial tournament

The campus and program are closed between each term, so students are required to make alternative arrangements – most return home for a break. During the half terms while the campus is closed for academic study/classes, there is a half-term guardianship package available that provides accommodation and welfare for an extra fee.

What Does My Fee Cover?

Tuition Fee: $ 46,235 (USD) £ 33,088 (GBP)

  • School uniform package
  • Online player profile/CV
  • EduKick training kit package
  • Academy for a coaching session, etc…
  • Football (soccer) evaluation progress reports every 6 weeks
  • Guest coaching sessions from professional club academy coaches
  • Daily structured football coaching with EduKick UEFA qualified coaching staff
  • Airport transfers upon arrival & departure at the start/end of each of the three terms
  • Placement to football (soccer) age specific team for competitive match play in schools league
  • Academic / boarding fees (includes 3 meals per day and 3 x half term supervised living breaks)
  • 1x football (soccer) excursion per school term – watch a professional match, visit a professional club
  • Regular matches from the EduKick Ellesmere representative squad, against pro, semi-pro and college
  • Participants are entered into a one day trial event attended by UK professional club scouts twice a year

What Is Not Included?

  • Return airfares
  • Accommodation between term 1 and term 2
  • International student medical/travel insurance