Football & Education Academy - Female

Charlton Athletic Women Football & Education Academy

Based at: Charlton Athletic Community Trust, CAFC Training Ground, Footscray Rugby Club Entrance Footscray Road, London, SE9 2EL

Education provider: SCL

The BTEC-based education programme is delivered by specialist SCL tutors with CACT UEFA qualified coaches, delivering all aspects of the football training and match day programme.

All training and matches will take place at CACT, with education taking place at the nearby University of Greenwich or in the new CACT classroom. All CACT coaches are UEFA qualified and have up-to-date First Aid training, safeguarding, and DBS. Players involved in the Charlton Athletic Women F&E Academy will play in the EFL Women's Football Alliance League. This programme is directly linked to Charlton Athletic Women who play in the FA Women's Championship and have an U21 squad to aid player development.

Open to talented female footballers aged between 16-18, the academy programme is a must for any football enthusiast. It is suggested that all interested players attend an open evening to discuss with coaches and tutors the programme.

After attending an open evening, players will be invited to enrol onto a football assessment. All offers are based on playing ability and final GCSE results. This is a fully funded course with players only having to make a small paying contribution for training kit.

For any further information please email Michael Ward on

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