Our mission is to cultivate the perfect environment for young people to reach their full potential.
We operate an elite football excellence and education programme aimed at 16-19 year olds with a passion for sport for students of any gender. We combine academics in partnership with Suffolk New College and football provision to provide students with an excellent stepping stone to pursue a career in football, sports coaching, physical education, physiotherapy or sports development.
what we offer
BTEC LEVEL 3
Extended Diploma in Sport
The stimulating and employer-appealing Level 3 Sport explores a number of areas which enable you to gain a wider insight into areas such as Sports Psychology, Fitness Testing, Anatomy and Physiology, Coaching, and more.
BTEC LEVEL 2
Certificate in Sport
An inspiring one-year course with an appealing blend of theory and practical, exploring a multitude of fitness and sport pathways. The Level 2 Sport prepares students for progression onto our Level 3 BTEC Extended Diploma.
Students will have the opportunity to compete within national competitions representing Needham Market FC with both our senior teams (men’s & women’s) playing at the highest level of non-league football in Suffolk.
“This academy has provided me with a platform to progress into non-league football via their top level coaching and supportive teaching staff.”