TBCC Football Academy

9 and football academy

Full-time provision for 16-19yr old girls and boys incorporating professional style football with Further Education in a School environment

Thomas Bennett Community College is working with Chelsea FC Foundation to provide an opportunity for students to develop their footballing ability in a professional style football environment. The programme aims to fulfil students’ playing potential whilst meeting their educational needs by undertaking post-16 qualifications in sports, coaching and other subjects.


 Thomas Bennett Community College

Football Academy Programme

In association with

Chelsea FC Foundation


All academy staff are both experienced teachers and UEFA qualified coaches which enables them to deliver both the education and football elements of the programme,    providing students with a consistent approach. The programme is designed to provide students with academic qualifications in sports and coaching based on their individual’s needs to help create suitable exit routes and careers beyond the course for all our learners; whether it be university; a playing scholarship abroad; coaching or direct into the work place.


Our Provision

NVQ Coach Education Programme

L3 Cambridge Technical Diploma in Sport

with A’ Levels

Football Provision


Any student looking to apply to the Football Academy for September 2019 must download and complete the application below.  Applications will be considered and successful candidates will be asked to attend an interview at the college site.

If you have any questions regarding the trial or the course itself please feel free to email at footballacademy@thomasbennett-tkat.org or call the school.