The educational programme offers a unique opportunity for students to train and study in a environment that will develop their academic and sporting performance. Both in the Football & Boxing development programme with academic studies will based at one of our training centres. Here students will benefit from an excellent range of training facilities  and dedicated classroom for academic studies.

All Academy students will receive daily training involving individual and team coaching on from highly qualified coaches who are affiliated to their sports. With advice giving to students on fitness, nutrition, development with regular appraisals and monitoring each students performance


• BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Sport, Coaching and Fitness (QCF)

• Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Supporting The Delivery of Physical Education and School Sport

• Level 2 NVQ in Activity Leadership(QCF)

• Sport Level 2 Coaching Apprenticeship

​​​• Institute For Apprenticeships Community Sport and Health Officer - Level 3

​• Institute For Apprenticeships Community Activator Coach and many more if you have questions please contact us on our social media and one of our team will get back to you.

​​•These courses are designed to give our students the opportunities to progress to University, not only in the UK but also the USA (football scholarship) or even full time work in the leisure.

Academy 1 Sports - College:
This is where we provide education and football coaching to students between the ages of 16 - 19.
Full Time college programme.
The students are taught a BTEC in Sport alongside playing football, we have a variety of partnerships with professional and semi-professional clubs across Essex and London, which are the clubs that the students play for.
This year we have around 320 students across our venues.
Academy 1 Sports - Aveley:
Our partnership with Aveley is very beneficial as it allows us to show clear player pathways from the Aveley College Programme to the Aveley U18’s Team to the Aveley Reserve Team and finally into the Aveley First Team.
From the College Programme we have 6 students who are signed for the U18’s, we have 5 students who are signed for the reserves and 2 who are signed for the First Team.
We have 2 staff who are coaches for the U18’s, 2 staff who are managers of the reserve side and 1 staff member who coaches for the first team. So there are strong relationships between the teams.
Academy 1 Sports - Schools Programme:
We have a variety of primary and secondary school partnerships
We do a variety of different things at the schools these include; PPA Cover, Breakfast/After school clubs, P.E Lessons, Running of the schools football teams, Half Term Camps and teacher sports training (Coaching Teachers to deliver higher quality P.E Lessons)
Academy 1 Sports - Development centres, Half Term Soccer Schools & Birthday Parties:
Development Centres; Evening sessions 5-6pm for Ages 4-14years. Qualified coaches deliver different sessions to maximise learning of players. Sessions include dribbling, passing, shooting, defending, positioning and much more. Matches against other teams are also included during the season.
Soccer Schools; We run soccer schools during the school holidays. On a daily basis and for children aged 4-14. Each child will participate in fun sessions competitions and tournaments each day. At the end of the week each player will receive a medal and certificate and also special awards are given out such as player of the week and penalty shootout winner.
Birthday parties; We run football birthday parties, included is an hour of football which will include matches and competitions and after each player will receive a hot meal and drink of their choice 
Academy 1 Sports - Football Club:
U7s -U11s local community Youth Sunday football teams who train and play out of Lakeside Sports Ground 3g facility.
Formed by and sponsored by Academy 1 Sports.

Academy 1 Sports in the Community