Tottenham Hotspur Foundation Football Development Centres are delivered in partnership with Epping Forest College, Barnet and Southgate College, St Thomas More Catholic School, Waltham Forest College and Harrow College
The 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. What can students expect on the programme?-
A permanent team of qualified staff from Tottenham Hotspur Foundation
and the respective college will deliver the coaching and teaching
elements of the programme- All coaching staff have appropriate FA
qualifications in football, are trained in emergency first aid, and are DBS
checked to enhanced level. Coaches from the Tottenham Hotspur Foundation
are also Tottenham Hotspur Football Club Academy or Development Centre coaches.- Learners will use facilities at the training location and at Tottenham Hotspur Football Club over the duration of the year- Transportation 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.- 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 students get involved?- Learners will be recruited through various local youth and community projects and via formal referrals-
Successful applicants will be invited for a three day football trial,
class based assessment, and an interview with the college -
Applicants that are selected as a result of the football
trial, class based assessment and college interview will be placed on a
course that reflects their qualifications
For trial dates for each centre, please click on the links below.
Epping Forest College Thursday 31 March 2016Time: 9am-12pmVenue: Redbridge Sports Centre, Forest Road, Barkingside, IG6 3HD To apply for this scheme, please download and fill in this application form.
Monday 4 April 2016
Monday 30 May 2016 Time: 9am -12pmVenue: Harrow College, Harrow Weald Campus,
Middlesex,HA3 6RRTo apply for this scheme, please download and fill in this application form.
Tuesday 5 April 2016
Thursday 7 April 2016
Tuesday 31 May 2016Time: 9.30am-12pmVenue: New River Sports Centre, White Hart Lane, Wood
Green, N22 5QA To apply for this scheme, please download and fill in this application form.
Friday 1 April 2016Time: 9am -12pmVenue: Wadham Lodge Sports Ground, Kitchener Road,
Walthamstow, E17 4JPTo apply for this scheme, please download and fill in this application form.
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