The Basics

School of Football is open to both boys and girls in S1-S3. Sessions are delivered by qualified football coaches.

Number of Periods

Students are withdrawn from 3 curricular classes a week. A mandatory supported study session is in place for all School of Football students to catch up on work missed. This takes place on lunchtime and is supervised by a member of staff.


Students are expected to wear the School of Football kit that has been provided for them. Students should provide their own boots.

The Course

School of Football students follow a programme centered around the fundamentals of the games, fitness development and tactical awareness.

Entry Process

Students interested in being part of the School of Football must take part in a trial. A baseline level of skilled performance is required but selection also takes into account additional factors.

What we expect

School of Football students are expected to display exemplary conduct across the school, maintain high levels of achievement, attend supported study and play for the school football team.