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Boldmere St. Michaels FC Football Academy

Level 3 - Advanced

Boldmere St. Michaels FC Football Academy

Academic Pathway: Level 3 Extended Certificate in Sport (equivalent of 1 A Level in Year 1)

Boldmere St. Michaels Football Club is one of the most established and historic Semi-Professional Football Clubs in the North Birmingham area. It has a coveted history within youth football with many players moving through the football non-league and league tiers.

Following its success in the Midland Floodlit Youth League, Boldmere St. Michaels FC Football Academy has been developed as a joint partnership between BMet and the Football Club. It utilises the excellent Church Road playing facilities as well as the Classrooms and Sports Facilities at Sutton Coldfield College. The bespoke programme has ensured that the Footballer Scholar has all the facilities and equipment to excel on both the academic and football pathways.

All scholars on the Boldmere St. Michaels FC Football Academy will enrol on a Programme of Study which is aligned to their Qualifications on Entry. Scholars will have 10-14 hours of  Football Specific Training and Match play combined with Tutorial, Purposeful Work Experience, Maths* or English* (Subject to QoE) alongside their selected Academic Pathway.  Academic Pathway;, Players can select from a range of college courses, not just limited to Sport. However, in some curriculum areas, there may well be a limit on how many coaching sessions can be attended each week due to curriculum overlap. There are 4 different pathways in Level 3 Sport: (Exercise Sciences; Coaching & Development; Fitness and a General Sport pathway), with each pathway leading to a variety of career opportunities or HE courses.