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29 November 2016

Open evening taking place on Thursday, December 1

Looking for Post-16 options for September 2017? Why not find out more about our exciting Post-16 football pathway with the Marsh Academy!

The Marsh Football Academy’s Post-16 Open Evening will be held on Thursday, December 1 to give interested young people the chance to find out more about our successful football academy with the school. 

The Football Academy offers a two year, full-time education and football development programme, delivered in partnership with Gillingham FC and other non-league football clubs.  Students are coached daily by FA/UEFA qualified coaches, and play weekly in league fixtures in academy leagues.  

Alongside playing the beautiful game, students also get the chance to study from a wide range of A-levels options and a BTEC Level 3 in sport, and they can also gain professional coaching qualifications too. 

“The Academy aims to provide elite football coaching of a professional standard to young players with ambitions of progressing into senior clubs.  This is delivered alongside a structured academic and vocational educational programme that meets students’ learning needs, making the Marsh Football Academy a truly educational football package.” Barry Cooper, Academy Head Coach

The Academy is open to talented footballers aged between 16 and 18 years.  A playing trial will be required as places will be offered based on playing ability. 

For more information, come along to the open evening on Thursday 1 December 2016, or contact Barry Cooper via

You can also visit The Marsh Academy website on  

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