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  • EDUCATION AND FOOTBALL DEVELOPMENT CENTRES

    Tottenham Hotspur Foundation is proud to introduce the Education and Football Development Centres, delivered in partnership with Barnet and Southgate College, St Thomas More Catholic School, Waltham Forest College and Harrow College

    The Tottenham Hotspur Foundation Education and Football Development Centres link football theory, Academy standard coaching and affiliated league and cup competitions with a range of academic studies for learners aged between 16 and 19 years. Learners of varying abilities and from a wide variety of ethnic and social backgrounds can enrol on full-time BTEC level 2 or 3 and NVQ level 2 and 3 courses with the potential to continue onto a foundation degree in Sports Development and Coaching. A Levels will also be available to some students.

    For more information on each programme and school, please click on the links below.

    NEW FOR 2014 Harrow College - boys scheme

    Upcoming Trial Dates
    June: Thursday 12 June 2014, 4pm - 6pm at Vale Farm Sports Centre, Wembley, HA0 3HG
    July: Thursday 3rd July 2014, 4pm - 6pm at Vale Farm Sports Centre, Wembley, HA0 3HG

    Partners
    Harrow College

    Content
    - A permanent team of qualified staff from Tottenham Hotspur Foundation and Harrow College will deliver the coaching and teaching elements of the programme
    - All coaching staff have appropriate FA qualifications in football, are emergency aid trained, and are CRB checked to enhanced level. Coaches from the Tottenham Hotspur Foundation are also THFC Academy or Development Centre coaches
    - Learners will use facilities at the college, Vale Farm and at Tottenham Hotspur Football Club over the duration of the year
    - Transport will be provided for learners to and from all of the above facilities if required free of charge
    - Learners who enroll on the course will be required to sign a code of conduct, and will not be allowed to train or play football unless they are up-to-date with their academic commitments
    - Classroom sessions will fit around the football training and playing element of the programme
    - Learners will receive up to 10 hours of Tottenham Hotspur Academy standard coaching each week at Vale Farm
    - An elite squad will be selected from the students to compete at college level both locally and nationally
    - A development squad will also be selected to improve the skills of students who are not in the elite squad. These students may progress to the elite squad during the course of the academic year
    - Both squads will be entered into suitable leagues and cup competitions, ensuring that there are enough games for all players, and at the right level
    - Training and playing kit for the programme will be provided for each learner

    How can children be involved?
    - Learners will be recruited through various local youth and community projects, via formal referrals, and via Harrow College website
    - Successful applicants will be invited for a three day football trial, class based assessment, and an interview with the college
    - Applicants that are successfully selected as a result of the football trial, class based assessment and college interview will be placed on a course that reflects their qualifications

     

    Barnet and Southgate College - boys scheme

    Upcoming Trial Dates
    July: Tuesday 1 July 2014, 9am - 12pm at Frederick Knight Sports Ground

    To apply for this scheme, please follow this link 

    Partners
    Barnet and Southgate College 

    Content
    - A permanent team of qualified staff from the Tottenham Hotspur Foundation and Barnet and Southgate College will deliver the coaching and teaching elements of the programme
    - All coaching staff have appropriate FA qualifications in football, are emergency aid trained, and are CRB checked to enhanced level. Coaches from the Tottenham Hotspur Foundation are also THFC Academy or Development Centre coaches
    - Learners will use facilities at the college, the White Hart Lane Community Sports Centre, and at Tottenham Hotspur Football Club over the duration of the year
    - Transport will be provided for learners to and from all of the above facilities if required free of charge
    - Learners who enroll on the course will be required to sign a code of conduct, and will not be allowed to train or play football unless they are up-to-date with their academic commitments
    - Classroom sessions will fit around the football training and playing element of the programme
    - Learners will receive up to 10 hours of Tottenham Hotspur Academy standard coaching each week at the White Hart Lane Community Sports Centre
    - A full-time physiotherapist will be available for all learners
    - An elite squad will be selected from the students to compete at college level both locally and nationally
    - A development squad will also be selected to improve the skills of students who are not in the elite squad. These students may progress to the elite squad during the course of the academic year
    - Both squads will be entered into suitable leagues and cup competitions, ensuring that there are enough games for all players, and at the right level
    - Training and playing kit for the programme will be provided for each learner

    How can children be involved?
    - Learners will be recruited through various local youth and community projects, via formal referrals, and via Barnet and Southgate College's prospectus yearly
    - All completed application forms and additional supporting paperwork (references and personal statements etc) must be sent to Barnet and Southgate College, High St, London, N14 6BS
    - Successful applicants will be invited for a three day football trial, class based assessment, and an interview with the college which takes place in June
    - Applicants that are successfully selected as a result of the football trial, class based assessment and college interview will be placed on a course that reflects their qualifications

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    Barnet and Southgate College - girls scheme

    Showcase Games
    Wednesday 2 July 2014 at Frederick Knight Sports Ground

    To apply for this scheme, please follow this link.

    Partners
    Barnet and Southgate College

    Content
    - A permanent team of qualified staff from the Tottenham Hotspur Foundation and Barnet and Southgate College will deliver the coaching and teaching elements of the programme
    - All coaching staff have appropriate FA qualifications in football, are emergency aid trained, and are CRB checked to enhanced level. Coaches from the Tottenham Hotspur Foundation are also THFC Ladies coaches
    - Learners will use facilities at the college, the White Hart Lane Community Sports Centre, and at Tottenham Hotspur Football Club over the duration of the year
    - Transport will be provided for learners to and from all of the above facilities if required free of charge
    - Learners who enroll on the course will be required to sign a code of conduct, and will not be allowed to train or play football unless they are up-to-date with their academic commitments
    - Classroom sessions will fit around the football training and playing element of the programme
    - Learners will receive up to 10 hours of Tottenham Hotspur Academy standard coaching each week at the White Hart Lane Community Sports Centre
    - A full-time physiotherapist will be available for all learners
    - A team will be selected from the students to compete at college level both locally and nationally
    - The team will be entered into suitable league and cup competitions, ensuring that there are enough games for all players, and at the right level
    - Training and playing kit for the programme will be provided for each learner

    How can children be involved?

    - Learners will be recruited through various local youth and community projects, via formal referrals, and via Barnet and Southgate College's prospectus yearly
    - All completed application forms and additional supporting paperwork (references and personal statements etc) must be sent to Barnet and Southgate College, High St, London, N14 6BS
    - Successful applicants will be invited for a one/two day football trial, class based assessment, and an interview with the college which takes place in June
    - Applicants that are successfully selected as a result of the football trial, class based assessment and college interview will be placed on a course that reflects their qualifications

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    St Thomas More Catholic School

    To apply for this scheme, please fill in this application form.

    Partners
    St Thomas More Catholic School

    Content
    - A permanent team of qualified staff from the Tottenham Hotspur Foundation and St.Thomas More Catholic School will deliver the coaching and teaching elements of the programme
    - All coaching staff have appropriate FA qualifications in football, are emergency aid trained, and are CRB checked to enhanced level. Coaches from the Tottenham Hotspur Foundation are also THFC Academy or Development Centre coaches
    - Learners will use facilities at the school, the White Hart Lane Community Sports Centre, and at Tottenham Hotspur Football Club over the duration of the year
    - Transport will be provided for learners to and from all of the above facilities if required free of charge
    - Learners who enroll on the course will be required to sign a code of conduct, and will not be allowed to train or play football unless they are up-to-date with their academic commitments
    - Classroom sessions will fit around the football training and playing element of the programme
    - Learners will receive up to 10 hours of Tottenham Hotspur Academy standard coaching each week at the school and White Hart Lane Community Sports Centre
    - A physiotherapist will be available for all learners
    - An elite squad will be selected from the students to compete at college level both locally and nationally
    - A development squad will also be selected to improve the skills of students who are not in the elite squad. These students may progress to the elite squad during the course of the academic year
    - Both squads will be entered into suitable leagues and cup competitions, ensuring that there are enough games for all players, and at the right level
    - Training and playing kit for the programme will be provided for each learner

    How can children be involved?

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    Waltham Forest College (Boys & Girls)

    Upcoming Trial Dates
    July: Friday 4 July 2014, 9am - 12pm

    To apply for this scheme, please fill in this application form.

    Partners
    Waltham Forest College

    Background / Aims
    - Learners of varying abilities and from a wide variety of ethnic and social backgrounds can enrol on full-time BTEC level 3 course with the potential to continue onto a foundation degree in Sports Development and Coaching.

    Content
    - A permanent team of qualified staff from the Tottenham Hotspur Foundation and Waltham Forest College will deliver the coaching and teaching elements of the programme
    - All coaching staff have appropriate FA qualifications in football, are emergency aid trained, and are CRB checked to enhanced level. Coaches from the Tottenham Hotspur Foundation are also THFC Academy or Development Centre coaches
    - Learners will use facilities at the College, the Wadham Lodge Sports Ground , and at Tottenham Hotspur Football Club over the duration of the year
    - Transport will be provided for learners to and from all of the above facilities if required free of charge
    - Learners who enroll on the course will be required to sign a code of conduct, and will not be allowed to train or play football unless they are up-to-date with their academic commitments
    - Classroom sessions will fit around the football training and playing element of the programme
    - Learners will receive up to 10 hours of Tottenham Hotspur Academy standard coaching each week at the Wadham Lodge Sports Ground
    - A physiotherapist will be available for all learners
    - An elite squad will be selected from the students to compete at college level both locally and nationally
    - A development squad will also be selected to improve the skills of students who are not in the elite squad. These students may progress to the elite squad during the course of the academic year
    - Both squads will be entered into suitable leagues and cup competitions, ensuring that there are enough games for all players, and at the right level
    - Training and playing kit for the programme will be provided for each learner

    How can children be involved?

    - Learners will be recruited through various local youth and community projects, via formal referrals, and via Waltham Forest's College prospectus yearly
    - All completed application forms and additional supporting paperwork (references and personal statements etc) must be sent to Tony Tillbrook at Tottenham Hotspur Foundation, Bill Nicholson Way , 748 High Road , London ,N17 0AP
    - Successful applicants will be invited for a three day football trial, class based assessment, and an interview with the college,dates TBC
    - Applicants that are successfully selected as a result of the football trial, class based assessment and College interview will be placed on a course that reflects their qualifications

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