16-18yrs Education and Football Development Centre

Harrow College is proud to deliver its Education and Football Development Centre for 16-18 year olds in association with the Tottenham Hotspur Foundation.

Together we provide talented young sports people with the opportunity to develop their prospects of a career in football while continuing with their education.

Qualified FA coaches from Tottenham Hotspur will lead three coaching sessions a week and prepare students for their weekly matches against other academy sides throughout the season.

The programme will provide the most up to date, comprehensive and high quality training for 16-18 year olds wishing to break into the football industry. Study and qualifications gained can also lead to opportunities in the following fields: 

  • Professional sports person
  • Coaching
  • Sports Therapy
  • Fitness Industry
  • Leisure Management
  • Teaching
  • Higher Education
  • Overseas Scholarships

Our Education and Football Development Centre provides you with a programme of football training while you work on a full-time course of academic study. You will also participate in games in the British Colleges Sport League, ECFA London.


Trials to join the Football Development Centre under the guidance of coaches from Tottenham Hotspur Foundation will commence at Vale Farm in Wembley on the following dates:

  • Monday 27 October, 1pm - 4pm
  • Monday 16 February, 9am - 12pm
  • Monday 30 March, 9am - 12pm
  • Wednesday 27 May, 9am - 12pm
  • Wednesday 24 June, 4pm - 6pm

BTEC Level 2 Diploma in Sport: This course is for boys with a proven playing ability selected at trials, who seeks a first class education and holds 4 GCSE at grade C/D including Maths and English.

BTEC Level 3 90 Credit Diploma in Sport: This course is for boys with a proven playing ability selected at trials, who seeks a first class education and holds 5 GCSE at grade A* to C including Maths and English.

Being part of this squad will give you the opportunity to improve your football skills and potential exposure to a range of football clubs.

For further information please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 0208 909 6314.

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