Academic and Post-16 Centres
The Palace for Life Foundation’s Post-16 Centres offer both male and female players the opportunity to broaden their educational learning while participating in a fully comprehensive training and playing programme.
The students have personalised schedules and timetables in order to balance an in-depth football development programme with an academic qualification. Qualifications cover BTEC Level 1-3, dependent on the venue. All aspects of football are catered for and the programmes support students’ exit routes both academically and in a football environment – with students going on to university, apprenticeships, scholarships and professional football contracts.
The football development centres provide a great opportunity for students to expand their education while learning about and playing the game they all love.
Male centres are currently based at:
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